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This is not Aunt Eloise- this is Nancy

Eloise Drew is a character who appears occasionally in the popular Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. She's the sister of Nancy Drew's father, Carson Drew, making her Nancy's paternal aunt.

Eloise works a teacher at a private school in New York City, and is mentioned to have many friends who are detectives and, whenever she can, she references Nancy to get her involved in new cases. Before asking Nancy about new cases she always asks her brother Carson his permission first. Many exciting events involving Nancy's mysteries occur during Nancy's visits at Aunt Eloise's apartment. 

After Nancy's mother passed away when Nancy was very young, she considering helping her brother to raise his daughter by moving in with them, but the private school she worked at needed her. When Carson and Nancy met Hannah Gruen, Eloise ultimately chose to stay in New York City. Eloise hosts Nancy and her friends often throughout the series. She is the one who introduces to Nancy the case that is the subject of The Mystery of the Fire Dragon, The Message in the Hollow Oak, and Secrets Can Kill.

Eloise Drew occasionally assists Nancy in her sleuthing, and loves her niece dearly.



  • Nancy's Mysterious Letter (revised)
  • The Message in the Hollow Oak (revised)
  • The Clue in the Old Album
  • The Clue of the Leaning Chimney
  • Mystery at the Ski Jump
  • The Ringmaster's Secret
  • The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (mentioned)
  • The Mystery of the Fire Dragon
  • The Moonstone Castle Mystery (mentioned)
  • The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes
  • The Clue in the Crossword Chiper
  • The Secret of Mirror Bay
  • The Thirteenth Pearl (mentioned)


  • The Triple Hoax
  • The Secret of the Old Lace
  • The Twin Dilemma
  • The Bluebeard Room
  • The Sign of the Falcon
  • The Riddle of the Ruby Gazelle (mentioned)
  • Mystery at Moorsea Manor (mentioned)
  • The Clue on the Crystal Dove
  • Mystery of the Mother Wolf (mentioned)


  • Deadly Intent
  • Stay Tuned for Danger
  • Island of Secrets
  • A Date with Deception
  • Portrait in Crime
  • Into Thin Air (mentioned)
  • Danger on Parade
  • Island of Secrets (mentioned)
  • Anything for Love (mentioned)