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Nancy Drew: Mystery at Magnolia Gardens

Nancy Drew: Mystery at Magnolia Gardens

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Everyone’s favorite strawberry-blonde sleuth is in trouble! Nancy Drew, heroine of River Heights, is investigating a poisoning case at the once-peaceful Magnolia Gardens. But before the world’s best amateur detective can crack the case, Nancy falls victim to the same poisoner.

In the short window of time before the poison takes hold, Nancy collects all the evidence she has and sends it to you, her loyal apprentice. What she reveals is something truly shocking—it seems that someone at the botanical garden is using the facility’s collection of dangerous plants for nefarious purposes.

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Difficulty: ♦♦♢♢♢
  • Red Herrings: Information meant to muddy the case
  • Plentiful Puzzles: Puzzles that require critical reading or creating a timeline

Product Details

To solve the mystery, you’ll have unearth which suspect has the means, motive, and opportunity to commit the crime by: 

  • Sifting through suspect profiles including elaborate backstories, distinctive handwriting, and forensic details..

  • Creating timelines and confirming (or unraveling!) suspect alibis..

  • Unveiling important case details by solving puzzles, ciphers, and more.

  • Examining realistic documents to discover clues and evidence..

Perfect For: 

  • Families and fans of Nancy Drew.

  • Elevating your date night with a unique story-driven experience

  • Transforming ordinary game night into a thrilling investigation

Can you uncover the truth before the culprit strikes again and in time to save Nancy? It’s time to put your sleuthing skills to the test and solve the Mystery at Magnolia Gardens!

Made for 1–5 players and 60–90 minutes of play time, the Mystery at Magnolia Gardens is solvable in one sitting and ideal for a date night, a family-and-friends game night, or a night in on your own! It’s also a sure-to-please gift for the mystery lover in your life.

We recommend this whodunit detective story for audiences aged 14 years and up. With a difficulty rating of two out of five stars, it’s a good fit for those who like a mild to moderate challenge with lots of fun included.



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  • From the makers of Hunt A Killer, the world’s #1 murder mystery subscription and Death at the Divebar, comes another thrilling investigation that can be played in one sitting!
  • An authentic journey that will make you feel like you are the apprentice of Nancy Drew—perfect for date night, teaming up with friends and family for game night, or playing on your own.
  • Solve puzzles, piece together clues, consider all the evidence, and solve the crime. It’s like an escape room delivered right to your front door!
When Nancy Drew begins to investigate a potential poisoning at the botanical garden known as Magnolia Gardens, she soon becomes poisoned herself. In the small window before her symptoms take hold, Nancy collects all of the evidence the player will need, and to interview the potential suspects. Someone at Magnolia Gardens is using the facility’s dangerous plants for nefarious purposes, and Nancy needs your help to find out who before the culprit strikes again. To unearth the culprit, the player must figure out which suspect had the means, motive, and opportunity to commit the crime.


Players channel their inner detective to investigate the mystery of Magnolia Gardens. Uncover the motives of each suspect through ciphers, clues, and puzzles that progress the story to its thrilling conclusion. Realistic evidence and documents guide players through a challenging and immersive experience with tons of twists and turns.
MSRP: $29.99
Difficulty: Medium (level 2)
Play time
: 60-90 minutes
Number of players: 1-5 players
Recommended age: 14+

Do You Have What It Takes?


Piece of evidence from game contents
Old-fashioned detective work
Sort through notes, create timelines, pore over evidence, and confirm alibis to crack the case and catch the poisoner.
Game contents and evidence
Crack the codes
Hunt A Killer: Nancy Drew is packed with puzzles and clues that are not for the faint of heart. But the reward is well worth the effort. Every puzzle will unlock details about the events and characters that were involved in the mystery at Magnolia Gardens.
Every detail matters
Our team of true-crime aficionados have meticulously created a living, breathing world where you become a part of the story. Each suspect has a detailed backstory, distinct handwriting, and other forensic details that will help you eliminate them from your list of suspects.

What's In The Box


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An All-In-One Experience
Solve an entire investigation in one sitting. This is perfect for family gatherings, to play on the go, or if you want to see what it’s like to apprentice with Nancy Drew.
Seed packets from game evidence
Handcrafted Evidence
This box is packed with evidence that you can actually touch and feel. Everything, from the map of the botanical gardens, exhibit brochures, to the items found at the crime scene, are designed to place you in the role of a real Nancy Drew investigation.
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First-In-Class Experience
Hunt A Killer is the world’s premiere murder mystery company. Since 2016, we have been putting you in the detective’s seat and challenging you to Hunt A Killer.
Help When You Need It
Worried that it will be too challenging? Each case has a dedicated hints page that offers non-spoiler hints for each item in the box as well as solutions if you are really stuck.


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