Diary Entries: Teen

Diary Entry 1

Dear Diary,

I have just gotten an amazing and mind-boggling mystery!  After solving my last mystery, I have been so bored.  I have Bess, George, Ned, Burt, and Dave, but things sure can get dull.  Anyway, my new client,  Mrs.Oakley, has concerns about a man who wants to buy her house, Mark Truman.  He wants to buy it at an extremely low price, and Mrs. Oakley’s realtor is not doing anything. I have my suspicions about the buyer and realtor. Is something shady afoot?

Sincerely,

Nancy Drew

Diary Entry 2

Dear Diary,

Today I was invited to Mrs. Oakley’s house, during her meeting with the realtor and buyer.  She introduced me to them.  Mark Truman was a tall, skinny man with short, neat, dark brown hair, but the realtor, Anthony Lane, was the opposite! He was short, heavy set, and had messy hair.  Neither of them seemed to want me to join the meeting, although Mrs. Oakley had not mentioned my reason for being there. I had stressed the fact that telling them I was a detective would NOT be good if we were spying.  Anyway, I sat by the two men at a long, wooden table. They discussed business matters that were perfectly normal, and I started second- guessing my suspicions.  Maybe Mrs. Oakley was just a bit stressed about moving.  But when the men left, I glanced out the window and saw them talking to each-other! Maybe my suspicions aren’t so far fetched as I thought.

Wonderingly,

Nancy

Diary Entry 3

Dear Diary,

Not much excitement today. I was musing over the case when Ned called and asked if Bess, George, and I could come and spend the weekend at Emerson college. I accepted, they always help with my mysteries!  Today, I was walking around our shopping mall, when a strange man walked up to me. He stayed close by, I think he was following me!  I decided to lose him, or at least not give him any clues. So I walked into the nearest telephone booth, and dialed Dad’s office telephone number, and his secretary answered.  She said that she would send someone to pick me up, then they  would not see Dad’s license plate.  Then Joe Harvey picked me up in his car, and drove me to a place where I ate lunch, so the stalker wouldn’t find my home.  Well, I better start packing for Emerson!!!

Sincerely,

Nancy

Diary Entry 4

Dear Diary,

Tomorrow, I am going to Emerson.  But today I got a lot of clues. I asked Mrs. Oakley for her realtor’s card.  When she gave me the card, I looked at the address and decided that was my next destination.  I drove in my convertible to the address, but when I came there, it said the business had moved. I walked over and asked a nearby person if he knew where the business had moved too.  He told me it was now in the mall, so I drove to the River Heights Mall, and inquired where the business was.  They told me thay had never heard of it! I walked around anyway, but did not see anything that would help.  After calling and reporting to Mrs. Oakley, who was astounded at the news, I drove home for dinner and to pack.

Wonderingly, (again?)

Nancy

Diary Entry 5

Dear Diary,

Today was an exciting day! After taking off at 5:30 a.m., I picked up Bess and George. Then we started our route to Emerson. Secretly, George told me that she thought someone was following us! She told me not to worry Bess, and I honored her request.  When we later stopped at a restaurant, our suspicions were confirmed when the car parked next to us. We all walked in, and later I saw a man follow. We decided to tell Bess, since we would have to lose the man. As we guessed, she was frightened. We told her that we knew what to do, although we had no idea. Finally, I devised a plan that we would stay at a hotel for the night. We left, one by one, and drove on towards the Rosemary Hotel.  The next day was uneventful, and we got to Emerson College with no further trouble, which is good, cause I am tired, and am sure the others are too!

Sleepily,

Nancy

Diary Entry 6

Dear Diary,

We went on a triple date today!  It was so fun, and I almost forgot the mystery! Almost.  We went to a place called Ramsey’s Diner, and it was really fancy! Then we went to a really big mall, right off campus.  We bought some things, and then I saw someone take my picture!  I quickly told Ned, and we raced after the suspect.  Ned is a superb runner, and caught up to the man in an instant.  I soon followed, with the others close behind. The man struggled to get away, but just when he was about to, Burt and Dave gripped him, and their combined force held him down.  He denied everything!  I noticed a bag that was slung around his shoulder, and grabbed it away.  He yelled at me, saying that I had to give it back, but I had already gotten a camera out of the tote.  I turned it on, and looked at the pictures.  They were of me!  The man knew his game was up.  He kept screaming though, and soon a police guard walked over.  “What’s the racket?” he asked, annoyed.  He must have been taking a lunch break, which we had interrupted.  We told him all about it, and he saw the pictures.  He told us he we take the man in, and we watched as the man who had taken my picture was carried away.  We spent the rest of the day shopping, eating, and having fun.  No day seems to go by without excitement!

Sincerely,

Nancy

Diary Entry 7

Dear Diary,

Today I write in earnest, for something terrible has happened! I was doing some window shopping with the girls, looking through all the Emerson shops.  When we walked by Vincent’s Diner I saw Ned-and another girl! They were sitting at the table, talking to each-other.  Is Ned cheating? How could he? I thought, well nevermind.  The girls noticed my attitude and tried to cheer me up.  I think they also saw Ned.  Tomorrow is our last day at Emerson, what will I do?

Wonderingly,

Nancy Drew

Diary Entry 8

Dear Diary,

Oh, it is alright! Ned wasn’t going on a date! He was talking to someone related to the mystery! After George (she is s0 daring) confronted Ned, he told us all  about Amber, the girl he was meeting with.  She also had Anthony Lane as her realtor! It turns out that she was forced to sell her beautiful house for an extremely low price to some suspicious buyers.  She said her house was built during the Civil War, and that there might even be secret passages! I think that the buyers bought the house for something bad. A meeting house? A way to the house next door? Amber had said that her old neighbor is very rich.  This mystery is getting very confusing.  Well, I better start packing, we leave in three hours!

Quickly,

ND

Diary Entry 9

Dear Diary,

A lot of progress on the mystery today!  When we got home, Hannah told us that there had been a robbery!  When I asked her why she didn’t tell me about it she said she hadn’t wanted to worry me, which was sensible, I guess.  Well, some house deeds have been stolen!  The robber was glimpsed by Miranda, the girl who owned the house.  The robber is short and stocky, just like Mrs. Oakley’s realtor!  I went over to Miranda’s house, and she told me something amazing: Anthony Lane is her realtor! She also said that she had refused to sell her house at the low price he had suggested, would this have triggered an angry response? Well, time for dinner, Hannah is making my favorite!

Hungrily,

Nancy

Diary Entry 10

 I spied on Mr.Lane today! 

     I saw him at a department store and dropped the dresses I was holding and ran over. Everybody was giving me looks, asking why I was in the men’s department. I ignored.  Mr. Lane bought some stuff, the went to lunch across the street. Now, I’m not one for eavesdropping, but I couldn’t help hear a conversation between Mr. Lane and who might’ve been Mark Truman! He said something about leaving River Heights! Tonight I’ll be dreaming of Mr. Lane in habdcuffs, their is something fishy about this whole operation.