Kathryn Kenny ¶ 9 charactersPierre Lontard is one of the scariest bad guys in the series remember he scared me s kid Now "I Love The Trixie "love the danger Trixie international gun runners in this one I lways liked the map nd the decrypting of it by Trixie nd Honey2012 ReviewAnd wrapping it up with 15 Mystery on the Mississippi Another one I like because Dan gets to go lthough Di gets left behind this time I enjoyed this one because it was really scary big time mystery with Trixie nd Honey however illogical it seems getting mixed up in the Dungeon of Death affairs of South American gun smugglers Trixie got lot of grief for this one for lmost getting herself nd Honey killed but the boys left them Love Rockets and Mr Wheeler let them Stupidity runs rampant in this one what is in the water in Missouri Honey is unbelievably naive but then so is Trixie Still it sn exciting mystery nd I enjoy it lot How the heck does this girl get to travel so much Wow this book took me what A Deceptive Homecoming (Hattie Davish Mystery, a week to get through I didn t enjoy it that much so that s probably the reason why I velso been very busy s far s Easter so I haven t been reading lot lately Hopefully that will change soon Onto the review I ve noticed this is the fourth vacation in row the Bob Whites have taken so far When your best friends re rich I guess you can really go places So this one was bit boring There was sterotypical evil person named Lontard which is ctually n lias literally in The Hired Man another book I read the evil person s fake name was Lontard Oo who will stopt nothing to get something he wants which Trixie has even going so far s to ttempt to murder her Oooh aaah There wasn t very much of the Bob Whites besides Honey nd Trixie which I was disappointed Almost A Gentleman about And no Jixie whatsoever NOOOO XD Trixie turns into sissy s well Mr Wheeler was stupid to let them stay there for so long if I were him I would have sent them home right way And why on earth did the boys leave the girls in their hotel room fter Trixie had lmost died that morning Overall everybody s eyes were shining was too much nd there were too many scenes that used too many descriptive words nd just made me feel exasperated Sorry Two nd half stars out of five Trixie Belden nd the Mystery on the Mississippi 1965 by Kathryn Kenny finds the ll but one of the Bob Whites Diana is vacationing with her parents in St Louis Missouri The friends Here by the Bloods are invited by Mr Wheeler Honeynd Jim s dad to travel with him s he takes business trip While they have every intention of having good old fashioned vacation visiting space rocket exhibit nd following in the footsteps of Huck Finn nd Tom Sawyer you know that wherever Trixie goes she s sure to stumble cross mystery that just needs solving In
#THIS ADVENTURE SHE AND HONEY HAVEN #adventure she nd Honey haven even gotten settled into their hotel room before it startsA briefcase with papers was left behind in their room nd Bound (Torn Trilogy, a very rude man bursts innd snatches it ccusing the girls of trying to steal his property After he leaves Trixie discover papers in the trash can graph papers with odd drawings on them just like those in the briefcase She nd Honey become convinced that the man is spy nd the papers have something to do with the top secret space program When they keep seeing It's nchors way for Trixie Loyalty and Lies as she travels down the Mississippi River No it's not on the old fashioned paddle wheel steamship shelways dreame. He man nd his fancy car s they go Fortunes Flames about their vacation Trixie is even convinced that he st the bottom of something nefarious She doesn t know how right she is nd soon she nd Honey will face their most dangerous situation yetTrixie Belden is one of the many young detectives whose dventures I followed when I was young I may not have been uite s dedicated in collecting her books s I was Nancy Drew I have ll of the original hardback Drews but I was definitely on the hunt for Trixie stories when new to me Nancy Drew mystery wasn t vailable Trixie whose first book was published in 1948 was in many ways realistic character for middle class
GIRL TO RELATE TO I MIGHTto relate to I might wanted to be Nancy with her roadster nd the bility to travel Claiming Her anywhere in the worldt the drop of hat but it was far easier to see myself s Trixie the tomboyish girl with uick temper I dmired Trixie s determination to learn detecting s skill so she nd Honey will be ble to open the Belden Wheeler Detective Agency when they re dultsRereading this particular story I m struck by how intense the "danger really is I didn t remember the villains in ny of the Trixie stories being so particularly nasty but this "really is I didn t remember the villains in ny of the Trixie stories being so particularly nasty but this is discussing the ways in which he considers murdering the two girls It is uite intense for How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World: A Comparative Analysis a youngdultchildrens story from the time period Of course since it is Alcohol Fuels: Policies, Production, And Potential a storyimed t the pre teen crowd the girls re rescued Cambridge Modern History volumes 1-5 and therere no murders but the deaths he contemplates for them The Heart Of The Hawk (Book 1) are very unpleasant I waslso struck by the way Honey disagrees with Trixie over whether nother person is involved with the plot It s my recollection
That Honey Is Very Loyal To Trixie And Her HunchesHoney is very loyal to Trixie nd her hunches instincts bout people This time Honey s insistence that she knows people pretty well nd I d trust her with Empire of the Waves: Voyage of the Moon Child anything She s so motherly leads the girls into the trap that comes near to ending their detective careersStill this was very entertaining read The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970 and it was fun to go backnd revisit Of Mice and Men a book from my childhoodFirst posted on my blog My Reader s Block Please reuest permission before reposting Thanks There sn ctual mystery There s real conseuences to the mystery It makes sense And the best part Dan FINALLY gets to go on tripThis was one of my favorite books s 10 12 year old nd it s my favorite Trixie Belden mysteryRecommended 11 for scary situations HUGE nd most dedicated fan of Trixie nd her crew This is odd of course because they were MEANT for teen I Was Anastasia and pre teen girls but I was young boy that read everything he could get his hands on Choice of the Cat and when I first stumbled on my first TRIXIE BELDON book I was instantly hooked I immediately satbout reading them Three Cups of Deceit alls uickly Sparrow Road as I could get my greedy little paws on them Trixie is the star or lead character followed by Jimnd Honey who uickly became the love of my young life I had A Banner With a Strange Device: A Novel of Boston a total crush on fictional character that only existed in ink nd this brave trio was constantly getting into trouble solving mysteries nd murders that sort of thing It falls long the line of the Hardy Boys Nancy Drew nd other similar series but the Trixie series carries of the teenage Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World angstnd subtle love triangle of conflicted who likes whom mystery that D of but the trip is still exciting than she ever imagined Someone is shadowing her every move trying to steal to the mysterious graph papers Tr. ,
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Same Cheerful Effervescent And Energeticcheerful effervescent Yoga: The Art of Adjusting and energeticttitude nd domineering never uitnever let them see you down philosophy is the major subtext ll through the books It is simply impossible to read these The Neural Basis of Free Will and NOT feel goodbout yourself nd bout LIFE to have sense of ll is well in the world nd cheerful demeanor just naturally permeate your soul I know it SOUNDS crazy but it is true I lost Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, all of my Trixie books yearsgo lending them to friends Past Destinies and that sort of thing Since then I have been on uest to rebuild my collection of hardbacks I find most of them Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 at Friends of the Library Salesnd things like that but I If Wishes Were Horses am ever watchfult garage sales nd places for I do not have even third of them built back This one held together much better than most of the others so kudos to the nonymous syndicate uthor The mystery is ctually mystery even if I m too old nd cynical to have been fooled by the villains And there s plenty of ction I can t help feeling Honey s father gets roped into the Bob Whites crazy plans little too easily but t least with this one there re plenty of dults running Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day around whore very clear that A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 a young detective however competent is no match for international thieves I liked the side characters even the bad guysnd the tension was good Very entertaining Trixie nd the Bob White gang re off gain to Mississippi this time They encounter very bad guy who ctually talks bout doing serious harm to Trixie The Unspeakable Mind and Honey Throughout the series Honeynd Trixie find themselves in serious danger nd this is one of those times They help to uncover major smuggling ring this time but when they Time and Philosophy: A History of Continental Thought aren t involved in that they do get to see historical Mississippind track down several locales from Mark Twain s Tom Sawyer Murder at Beechwood and Huck Finn This isn t one of my favorite in the series but it is still Trixiend ny Trixie book will get 5 star rating from me I loved rereading this book I grew up reading the entire Trixie Belden series nd grew with the characters They were s lovable s ever but strangely enough I didn t feel the same nxiety Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space and fear for the characters this time round Wonder why that was May go backnd read the entire series in order Revelations from Revelation (Mass Market) again A childhood favorite re visitedIs the storys good Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Jane Austen Mysteries, as I remember YesWhatges would I recommend it too Ten Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil and upLength Most of day s readCharacters Memorable several charactersSetting Real world pre computer pre ir conditioning pre cell phoneWritten pproximately 1965Does the story leave uestions in the readers mind Ready to read Any issues the uthor or recent publisher should cover Yes A slight mention of the time frame of the story Alien: Sea of Sorrows as the teensre given "far freedom to come Journey Of Fate and gos they please than would be safe "freedom to come Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation and gos they please than would be safe Also the Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. absence of computers cell phonesnd ir conditioning in homes especially the mansionShort storyline Trixie Belden Honey Jim nd her brothers work to catch the Holding Up the Universe an international ring of gun smugglers This is one of the daringnd dangerous missions they encounter with chances of death occurring freuentlyNotes for the reader A great mystery No murder though there re ttempted murders of the main character. Ixie found in Satellite a trash can in her hotel room in Memphis Whyre the papers so important Could there be to the childish drawings than meets the ey.