Shes the girl that goes through so much and puts her life on the line just to slove a mystery. Her name is Nancy Drew. Her father, Mr. Drew is a lawer who is also working on a case of his own. Who later in the story becomes missing. With the help of her good friend Helen and her friends grandma and great grandma, Miss Rosemary and Miss Flora, will solve the mystery of The Hidden Staircase.
Nancy at her home with her house keeper, Hannah were enjoying their lunch descusing the lastest case of Mr. Drew's. it was about the new railrow bridge that was being built of many different propertys. Everybodys contract was signed and except for Willie Wharton. he went missing and Mr.Drew had to go find him. He had to leave for what he was hoping for a couple days.
Nathan Gomber was one of the highlights of Nancy's time at the Twin Elms. It was Miss Rosemary and Miss Flora's mansion, that was built in 1785. Her friend Helen called her over there because they had a problem with a ghost. Nancy was great at sloving mysterys, so she gladly help. She found clues after clues. And she was thinking that the old mansion had secret passage ways for the ghost to get in. Miss Flora wanted to keep that manison no better what. But becoming ill from all the stress of the ghosts, Nathan threatned her to selling the house over to him.
In the middle of all this badness Nancy learned that her father was kidnapped. She was so frighten of what might happen to her father. And she knew she had to help him but she was helpping the Twin Elms at the time. So she called Captain Rossland for back up. He caught the people the kidnapped him but if it wasn't for Nancy finding the missing Willie Wharton in secret passageway, they would have never found Mr. Drew in the first place.
In the end Mr. Drew was found, after been missing for three days. Nathan was put in jail for robbing all those people's money and Willie also, for playing the ghost so that Miss Flora would sign her house away....