you know after the events in Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon, Charleena wrote a murder-mystery/romance based on the events in the train.
and you know that she made all the characters thinly veiled versions of the real people on the train. and charleena needed a romance so she went for the two people that seemed to have the most “chemistry”
a few months later in a bookstore Joe Hardy is cracking the frick up reading the back cover of the new charleena Purcell in which “Miss Natalie Clue must uncover the murderer and capture the heart of rugged FBI agent Franklin Hardington.”
It’s times like these when I really want to play a Nancy Drew game
And by “times like these” I mean having one month left in the semester with 4 papers, 5 finals, 2 presentations, and 3 projects left coupled with graduation preparation, job securing, and attempting to move out
But like… Imagine River Heights a few years before Nancy was even born.
Kate and Carson doing cute couple things that you can really only get away with in a picturesque small town, liking riding a tandem bike or having picnics on top of office buildings.
BFFs Antonia Scallari and Linda Petrov staring down anyone who even tries to talk to them because they don’t have time for anyone. They’re too busy listening to boy bands and blowing bubble gum.
Junior Detective McGinnis keeping his town safe, and considering growing a mustache. Toddler John Ryan watching McGinnis catch a thief and telling his moms he wants to be a detective when he grows up!
The Drews becoming close friends with the Marvins, and the four of them convincing the Faynes to move into a new house on their block.
Hannah Gruen and Rose Green working together at the high school. Hannah talks about how she’s considering looking into starting a housekeeping business, and Rose starts saving so she can one day start a hotel.
The Chisholms visiting all the way from Scotland to spend time with Kate and Carson, exploring the town, and even stopping into Alexei’s antique shop. This was during Alexei’s regretful long hair years.
Carson taking a chance and starting his own law firm, working closely with McGinnis to (as Kate put it) “put the bad guys away in a more legal and less dangerous manner”.