Process Of Elimination is the thirty-sixth and last printed book in the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys SuperMystery'88 series. It was first published in April 1998 by Archway Paperbacks (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), and is a spin-off of the Nancy Drew Files and The Hardy Boys Casefiles, respectfully.
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America's Hottest Teen Detectives Team Up When Crime Goes Crazy In Southern California
NANCY DREW has come to Los Angeles with her friend Bess to attend an international conference of environmentalists. But Nancy soon finds that there are even more urgent issues to address, such as the apparent murder of one of the conference coordinators, Carl Dubchek. And when Nancy starts asking questions, she ends up putting herself and Bess in the line of fire!
One hundred miles to the south, FRANK and JOE HARDY experience a bizarre encounter of their own. Visiting the San Diego Zoo, they witness a commando-like operation---to steal a truckload of bamboo. Even stranger, a quick investigation on the Internet reveals a connection between the bamboo heist and an ex-CIA agent---Carl Dubchek! The Hardys hook up with Nancy in L.A., where they unravel a web of greed, deception, and international intrigue in...PROCESS OF ELIMINATION.
- San Diego, California
- Los Angeles, California
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- San Diego Zoo
- A Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys Super-Mystery: Process Of Elmination