Nancy is given a beautiful gold bracelet with a missing charm. When she learns the unusual story behind the jewelry, she sets out to solve the fascinating mystery. The bracelet had been presented to a former circus performer by a queen who loved horses. For some reason the performer had to sell the bracelet, but would not reveal her identity. Clues lead Nancy to Sims’ Circus, where she meets Lolita, an unhappy young aerialist who has a horse charm wrought exactly like those on Nancy’s bracelet. The young detective searches for the original owner of the bracelet, bringing much joy to the pretty… show more ▼ circus performer. This book is the original text. The plot of the revised story (©1974) is similar with minor revisions.
The Ringmaster’s Secret by Carolyn Keene——Published in 1953