I have always loved Nancy Drew. I wanted to BE Nancy Drew. She always had a plan, was level headed even in the most dangerous situations, plus she always looked great and had a fun car.:-) Truthfully, I was much more like her friend, Bess, who was a bit on the chunky side and scared easily! Luckily, my girls also like Nancy and we listen to the books on tape, watch the old TV shows, and really enjoy the computer games. This is the newest one that we are playing together:
The are really challenging, so don't be fooled by the age range! They are also educational (just don't tell your kids!). Check one out from the library and I guarantee you will be hooked. Mandy and I have been playing them together since she was 5. They have just enough intrigue to be compelling, but they are not gory at all. If you go to herineractive.com you can get lots of hints. You will need them!