Suspecting that a treasure hidden by Valentine may be at the root of the Shadow Ranch mystery, Nancy undertakes a challenging search, aided by her friends Bess Marvin and George Fayne. The first vital clue is found in an antique watch and sparks a series of clever deductions and dangerous developments. A ghost town, a dangerous rockslide, and more make Nancy's first Western adventure one your kids won't want to miss. 175 pages, hardcover from Grosset and Dunlap. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.