Real Name: Gardenia Grady
First Appearance: The Crimebusters #1
A lifelong lover of literature, Gardenia Grady studied English in college in the hopes of becoming a novelist. Though she wrote several lengthy books, none of them were ever published. Frustrated, Miss Grady ended up becoming an English teacher to pay the bills, working first in high school, and eventually at the college level.
An avowed bachelorette, Miss Grady recently agreed to join Professor Downs as a sponsor for his new school archaeology club. After spending a semester getting the club up and running, she accompanied Professor Downs, Stu Stuart, Jabbo, and “Weenie” Dinkle on an expedition to Peru to excavate an ancient temple complex. Exactly what they encountered there, though, remains a mystery…