Synopses & Reviews
Spunky tomboy Trixie Belden cant stay out of trouble . . . or stay away from mysteries! And now Trixies first three adventures are available in a boxed set of the retro books with Julie Campbells text from the 1940s editions and Mary Stevenss original line drawings. After all, who can resist tomboy Trixie; her rich best friend, Honey; and their adventures with a runaway kid in a misers mansion, a stolen red trailer, and a lost diamond in an rickety old gatehouse?
“This younger girl detective is full of spunk and fun. . . . Your readers will be hooked. These stories are set in the 40s when kids had plenty of time and freedom to explore old mansions and neighborhood mysteries.”
The Seattle Times
“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over whos going to read first.”The Dallas Morning News
Jim Frayne has now been adopted by Honey's parents and lives on the Wheeler estate. But when the Wheeler's new chauffeur arrives, Trixie doesn't trust him. Soon, she and Honey discover his connection to a ring of jewel thieves that are hiding out in Sleepyside.
When Trixie and Honey explore an abandoned gatehouse, they discover more than dust and spiderwebs. Stuck in the dirt floor is a huge diamond! Could a ring of jewel thieves be hiding out in Sleepyside?