Nancy Drew races against time to unravel the clues in a dead man's letters. If she succeeds, Phillip March and his little granddaughter can be saved from financial ruin. Following the obscure clues, Nancy undertakes a search for some unpublished musical manuscripts which she believes are hidden in the dark, cluttered attic of the run-down March mansion. But someone else wants them enough to put many frightening obstacles in Nancy's way. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.