Mar 28, 2010 who is carolyn keene, author of the nancy drew mystery stories. Despite these precautions, danger stalks nancys every move. The clue in the diarythe clue in the diary on a country drive, nancy and friends happen to see a chateau become engulfed in flames. The company that was the creator of the nancy drew series, the stratemeyer syndicate, hired a variety of writers. Harriet adams stratemeyers daughter rewrote the original books and added new titles after the withdrawal of benson.
The idea of nancy drew came from edward stratemeyer in 1929. Books nancy drew and the hardy boys campfire stories by carolyn keene. May 10, 2012 carolyn keene is a pen name used by a variety of authors for the classic nancy drew mystery series. Nancy drew fans will enjoy the nancy drew sleuth unofficial website, which is devoted to the sleuth, her books, and her timeless quality that endures throughout the ages. The complete series list for nancy drew mystery stories carolyn keene.
The first author to use the pseudonym was mildred wirt benson, who. The nancy drew sleuths celebrate this milestone and others with a series of 3 historic nancy drew mini cons. New releases, upcoming books, video, excerpts and special features. Nancy continues to solve mysteries that in these books usually involve murders. Vintage nancy drew book coverthe secret of the old clock via. The first author to use the pseudonym was mildred wirt benson, who wrote 23 of the original 30 books. Anya, my granddaughter, says her library at school only has three nancy drew books and their condition is crap. Get a free ebook by joining our mailing list today. The nancy drew clue book series debuts, replacing the clue crew series.
He also had other series, that included the hardy boys, but he died in 1930 before the nancy drew series became famous. Nancy drew diaries by carolyn keene, 9781442488960, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Oct 11, 2006 nancy drew complete series set, books 164 hardcover october 11, 2006. The clue in the old stagecoach nancy drew mysteries, book 37 by carolyn keene. To solve both mysteries, the famous young detective disguises herself and assumes a false identity. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Nancy s mysterious letter was my first nancy drew book. Perhaps best known for their infamous nancy drew series of novels, carolyn keene was to be the american pseudonym that would spawn an entire industry. Publication order of nancy drew mystery stories books. Jan 30, 2020 the nancy drew series has been popular for many years.
Leaving behind a legacy, there is much speculation as to who the original author was behind this penname. While vacationing on a ranch in the midwest with her friends, nancy drew investigates a mysterious magnetic cloud, searches for a hijacked plane, and hunts a horse thief. Vintage 1947 nancy drew the clue in the old album carolyn. The triple hoax nancy drew mysteries book 57 ebook. In addition, the keene pen name is credited with the nancy drew spinoff, river heights, and the nancy drew notebooks. Nancy drew has been solving mysteries, and delighting fans, for over 75 years.
Nancys mysterious letter nancy drew mystery stories, book carolyn keene 0448095084 9780448095080 nancy receives a letter informing her that she is heir to a fortune. Oct 24, 2019 mildred wirt benson july 10, 1905may 28, 2002 was the original carolyn keene, and eventually wrote 23 of the original nancy drew series, beginning with the very first, the secret of the old clock. It was the beginning of the nancy drew mystery stories series. Get the scoop on nancys sleuthing secretslike what your handwriting says about your personality, how to identify fingerprints, and even how to catch a ghost. Everything you need to know or want to know is here. Vintage nancy drew book coverthe secret of the old clock. Nancy drew books by carolyn keene learn about the nancy drew books. About the author carolyn keene is a pen name used by a variety of authors for the classic nancy drew mystery series. Mildred wirt benson, aka carolyn keene, was the original author. Original nancy drew books in order summary of nancy drew mysteries country living the clue in the diary nancy drew by carolyn keene, margaret maron goodreads author introduction, russell h.
Nancy drew books 110 box set the nancy drew mystery. Nancy drew books 110 box set the nancy drew mystery stories collection carolyn keene on. Carolyn keene is the pseudonym of the authors of the nancy drew mystery stories and the dana girls mystery stories, both produced by the stratemeyer syndicate. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of and is available in hardcover format. The secret of the old clock is the first volume in the nancy drew mystery stories series written under the pseudonym carolyn keene. Carolyn keenes first novel was the secret of the old clock, which was published in 1930. In the secret of the old clock, the first nancy drew mystery, nancy drew saves a little girl who fell in the river, and in the process discovers a case to solve regarding an inheritance that the little girl should have received. Carolyn keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people both men and women over the years. The mystery at lilac inn nancy drew mysteries, book 4 by carolyn keene. Below is a list of carolyn keenes books in order of when they were originally published. Having been produced by a number of writers, all lending their own take on the story, carolyn keene has survived as the pseudonym used for them all.
Nancy drew is a spectacular sleuth, one who relies on her wits more than her smartphone. See all books authored by carolyn keene, including the secret of the old clock, and the hidden staircase, and more on. This collectible set contains the first 10 mysteries in the series presented in a specially designed slipcase. The sky phantom is a childrens story by carolyn keene pseudonym and the 53rd book in the nancy drew series. Mystery of the jade tiger by keene, carolyn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
This new series began in early 2004 after the end of the original series at volume 175 in late 2003. She is the person who really set the voice of the nancy drew books, and in my mind is the nancy drew author. The clue of the dancing puppet nancy drew mysteries, book 39 by. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. This story tells of her search for another nancy drew. Carolyn keene is a pen name used by a variety of authors for the classic nancy drew mystery series. The nancy drew mystery stories was the longrunning main nancy drew series, published between 1930 and 2003. But we love a patchwork quilt and it is still an enrichment and delight to love nancy drew mysteries. The set was purchased for y wife you was a avid nancy drew.
Mystery of the tolling bell nancy drew mysteries, book 23 by carolyn keene. When theyre done, they plan to donate them to their school library. Nancy drew stories, books, movies, games and merchandise sell. Written under the penname of carolyn keene, the nancy drew series has become an industry unto itself thats enjoyed immense popularity throughout the course of the twentieth century. Carolyn keene books biography and list of works author. Written by carolyn keene, audiobook narrated by rebecca rogers. The bungalow mystery nancy drew mysteries, book 3 by. Other writers who have adapted the carolyn keene moniker include leslie mcfarlane, james duncan lawrence, walter karig, and nancy axelrod. Carolyn keene books biography and list of works author of. Carolyn keene carolyn keene is the pseudonym of the authors of the nancy drew mystery series, published by the stratemeyer syndicate. Benson is credited as the primary writer of nancy drew books under the pseudonym carolyn keene.
Nancy drew girl detective audiobook by carolyn keene. Available for the first time in one complete collection only at. The book contained seven short stories in which nancy drew crosses over to solve mysteries with the hardy boys. The nancy drew mystery stories collection is the perfect gift for aspiring detectives, or long time fans of the series. Nancy drew complete series set, books 164 hardcover october 11, 2006. See the complete nancy drew mystery stories series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Think againand help solve myriad mysteries in a boxed set of the first four books in this new take on the classic series. Carolyn keene books list of books by author carolyn keene. Mildred wirt benson july 10, 1905may 28, 2002 was the original carolyn keene, and eventually wrote 23 of the original nancy drew series, beginning with the very first, the secret of the old clock. Books nancy drew and the hardy boys campfire stories by. Carolyn keene was the pseudonym that mildred wirt benson and walter karig used to write nancy drew books. Now, for the first time, you can purchase all sixtyfour classic nancy drew titles in one complete set. Who is carolyn keene, author of the nancy drew mystery stories.
Although edward stratemeyer created the characters and synopsis for the first few nancy drew books, he did not write them himself, and the actual writers agreed not to reveal their names. The main characters of this mystery, classics story are. The twin dilemma paperback 1981 by carolyn keene author. Synopsis nancy drew solves two mysteries when she learns the origins of an eerie wheel of fire. Carolyn keenes iconic girl detective, nancy drew, is back to solve allnew mysteries in this adventurous mystery series. The character of nancy drew ghostwritten and credited to the pseudonymous carolyn keene has appeared in a number of series over the years. The triple hoax nancy drew mysteries book 57 kindle edition by carolyn keene author 4. Nancy drew solves two mysteries when she learns the origins of an eerie wheel of fire. See all 11 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The nancy drew sleuth book by carolyn keene nook book. Nancy drew books 110 box set the nancy drew mystery stories collection. Benson wrote under the stratemeyer syndicate pen name, carolyn keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 nancy drew mysteries, which were bestsellers.
Wirt was the ghostwriter carolyn keene for 23 of the first 30 nancy drew books. The first edition of the novel was published in, and was written by carolyn keene. The phantom of pine hill is a childrens story by carolyn keene pseudonym and the 42nd book in the nancy drew series. Nancy drew mystery stories series in order carolyn keene. Carolyn keene 10 on nancy drew and the hardy boys campfire stories.
Carolyn keene and the mystery of the real nancy drew author. When nancy drew, together with her two close friends, arrive for the emerson university june week celebration and learn there has been a mixup in their motel reservations, t. The nancy drew sleuth book nancy drew loves to share her tips for solving mysteries with the detective club, a group of her friends from river heights. Nancy drew all new girl detective books by carolyn keene.930 86 1255 1369 314 954 1502 198 570 208 138 589 136 1289 986 532 304 1348 330 1090 54 826 579 454 1454 857 1179 391 11