WorldCat Identities

Duncan, Lois 1934-2016

Works: 179 works in 1,018 publications in 20 languages and 58,773 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Drama  Comedy films  Case studies  Film adaptations  Paranormal fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.D9117, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lois Duncan
I know what you did last summer by Lois Duncan( Book )

85 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four teenagers who have desperately tried to conceal their responsibility for a hit-and-run accident are pursued by a mystery figure seeking revenge
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan( Book )

68 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager casually suggests playing a cruel trick on the English teacher, but did he intend it to end with murder?
Don't look behind you by Lois Duncan( Book )

47 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her fathers identity as an undercover F.B.I. agent becomes known, seventeen year old April Corrigan has to sever all ties with her current life and go into hiding
Stranger with my face by Lois Duncan( Book )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seventeen-year-old senses she is being spied on and probably impersonated, but when she discovers what actually is occurring, it is more unbelievable than she ever imagined
Locked in time by Lois Duncan( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nore arrives at her stepmother's Louisiana plantation to find her new family odd and an aura of evil and mystery about the place
Summer of fear by Lois Duncan( Book )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after the arrival of cousin Julia, insidious occurrences begin that convince Rachel she is a witch and must be stopped before her total monstrous plan can be effected
The twisted window by Lois Duncan( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy, a high school junior, becomes embroiled in the problems of a strange boy, who asks her assistance in "snatching" his half-sister from her father who has allegedly kidnapped her
The third eye by Lois Duncan( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Karen, who worries that her psychic powers will make her seem different from other people, is frightened at first when a young policeman asks her to use her gift to help the police locate missing children
Down a dark hall by Lois Duncan( Book )

37 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspicious and uneasy about the atmosphere at her new boarding school, fourteen-year-old Kit slowly realizes why she and the other three students at the school were selected
A gift of magic by Lois Duncan( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until she learns to control it, Nancy's gift of extrasensory perception brings her more trouble than she can handle
Hotel for dogs by Lois Duncan( Book )

39 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz and her brother wind up with nine stray dogs that need homes but must be kept a secret
Gallows Hill by Lois Duncan( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen-year-old Sarah works in the fortune-telling booth at a school carnival, she finds that sometimes she can really see the future in the crystal ball, a talent that disturbs some of the other students and makes them suspect her of being a witch. The crystal paperweight should have been clear, but it was not. Handsome, popular Eric Garrett decides that Sarah Zoltanne is just the right person to play a fortune-teller at the high-school fair. Sarah is surprised and pleased. After all, she and her mother have only just moved to the small town of Pine Crest. Sarah's role at the fair is all a game; the earphones hidden under her costume are the extent of her supernatural powers. But as Sarah peers into the crystal ball, disturbing images suddenly appear, revealing information she could not possibly know. When Sarah's visions start coming true, the students believe she's a witch and threaten her. Then Sarah begins to have such vivid dreams about the Salem witch trials that it seems as if she actually lived in Salem more than three hundred years ago. What is happening in Pine Crest? Sarah knows her life is in danger--can it possibly be true that those who threaten her are seeking revenge from another lifetime? Lois Duncan is in top form in this harrowing supernatural thriller as she applies her uncanny ability to make her characters--as well as her readers--understand the dark side of human nature and the consequences of vengeance. Sarah is alarmed when her harmless future telling turns out to be true & she begins dreaming of the Salem Witch Trials
Daughters of Eve by Lois Duncan( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school teacher uses the guise of feminist philosophy to manipulate the lives of a group of girls with chilling results
Ransom by Lois Duncan( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five high school students are kidnapped
They never came home by Lois Duncan( Book )

24 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two teenage boys vanish on a camping trip, a stranger claims that one owes him two thousand dollars. The boy's sister volunteers to repay the money while continually looking for clues that he is alive
I walk at night by Lois Duncan( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat describes the ways in which it enjoys spending the day and night
News for dogs by Lois Duncan( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving on to her latest venture, Andi is excited when her newspaper for dogs becomes a big success, but when a group of evil dognappers use it to kidnap the pooches she knows and loves, Andi must do everything she can to catch the culprits and return all the dogs back to their rightful owners
The magic of Spider Woman by Lois Duncan( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Navajo tale of how a stubborn girl learns from the Spider Woman how to keep life in balance by respecting its boundaries
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan( )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Griffin is the least-liked teacher at Del Norte High School. It's not just because he is the toughest grader in the school, or won't accept late work for any reason. He even fails seniors and makes them beg to get back in his class ... the next year. This time, he's humiliated the wrong students. When a group of classmates decide to kidnap him, the plan is only to scare their English teacher--to make him grovel and give him a taste of his own medicine. They don't intend to kill Mr. Griffin. But sometimes plans go horribly wrong."
On the edge : stories at the brink by Lois Duncan( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve stories by different writers and in different genres in each of which a young person is physically or emotionally on the edge
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.06 for I walk at ... to 1.00 for Who killed ...)

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Alternative Names

controlled identityKerry, Lois, 1934-2016

controlled identitySteinmetz, Lois Duncan, 1934-2016

Arquette, Lois S. 1934-2016

Arquette, Lois Steinmetz 1934-2016

Duncan, Louis

Kerry, Lois 1934-2016

Lois Duncan Amerikaans schrijfster

Lois Duncan amerikai író

Lois Duncan amerikansk författare

Lois Duncan amerikansk skribent

Lois Duncan auteur de livres pour la jeunesse

Lois Duncan pisarka amerykańska

Lois Duncan scrittrice statunitense

Lois Duncan US-amerikanische Kinder- und Jugendbuchautorin

Steinmetz, Lois Duncan

Steinmetz, Lois Duncan 1934-2016

Данкан, Лойс

מייקל ד. וייס

لويس دنكان

لوئیس دانکن نویسنده آمریکایی

던칸, 로이스 1934-

덩컨, 로이스 1934-

ダンカン, ロイス



Killing Mr. GriffinDon't look behind youStranger with my faceLocked in timeSummer of fearThe twisted windowThe third eyeDown a dark hall