"Chelsea Cain's gleeful parody affectionately hits all the formulaic high points of a Nancy Drew mystery."
(New York Times Book Review
"A wonderful send-up of the Nancy Drew novels…tremendously entertaining reading."
(Nancy Pearl, author of Book Lust, on "The Beat," KUOW (Seattle NPR station) )
"[A] loving parody…breezy fun with a heart of gold."
"Irresistible, hilarious…Cain is a brilliant parodist…Drew fans will be inspired by Cain to revisit their old faves."
"Wondrous fun… An immensely enjoyable re-visioning of the much-loved Nancy Drew, and the best kind of guilty pleasure."
"A slim and delicious parody…Cain nails the tone of the vintage books with affection and wit."
About the Author
Chelsea Cain is the author of The Hippie Handbook (2004) and the memoir Dharma Girl (1996). She edited the anthology Wild Child (2000), about children of the counterculture. She has written for a wide variety of publications and is currently a humor columnist for the Oregonian.