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Keene, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 3,765 works in 10,478 publications in 9 languages and 387,139 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Graphic novels  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Originator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.K23, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Carolyn Keene
Publications by Carolyn Keene
Publications by Carolyn Keene, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Carolyn Keene
The bungalow mystery by Carolyn Keene( Book )
140 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 8,786 libraries worldwide
Teenage detective Nancy Drew uses her courage and powers of deduction to solve the mysterious happenings in an old stone mansion
The clue in the old stagecoach by Carolyn Keene( Book )
79 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,607 libraries worldwide
An anonymous diary is a mystery with handwriting that is difficult to decipher. It is filled with technical drawings and chemical formulas. Was the destructive explosion an accident or an act of revenge?
The secret of the old clock by Carolyn Keene( Book )
97 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,462 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew's keen mind is tested when she searches for a missing will
The mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene( Book )
82 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,574 libraries worldwide
A charming old inn recently bought by Nancy Drew's friends appears to be jinxed, and Nancy finds herself involved in a dangerous mystery
The secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene( Book )
64 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and held by 3,906 libraries worldwide
Nancy arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, eagerly looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch, but abruptly finds herself involved in a baffling mystery. The ranch is being haunted by a phantom horse and maliciously damaged by an unknown enemy
The clue in the crumbling wall by Carolyn Keene( Book )
46 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,260 libraries worldwide
While trying to locate a missing dancer who is about to gain a large inheritance, Nancy Drew finds a clue leading to the solution of yet another mystery
The sign of the twisted candles by Carolyn Keene( Book )
43 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Bokmal, Norwegian and held by 3,112 libraries worldwide
While solving the mystery of an old man's disappearing fortune, Nancy ends a family feud and reveals the identity of an orphan of unknown parentage
Password to Larkspur Lane by Carolyn Keene( Book )
47 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,029 libraries worldwide
A carrier pigeon furnishes Nancy with a clue to a mysterious retreat
Nancy's mysterious letter by Carolyn Keene( Book )
29 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and held by 2,956 libraries worldwide
Nancy receives a letter meant for a British heiress who has the same name and, in her attempts to contact the other young woman, faces danger from a man who operates a Lonely Hearts Club mail fraud
The clue of the broken locket by Carolyn Keene( Book )
39 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,910 libraries worldwide
At Misty Lake Nancy and her friends investigate two mysteries: a pop singer whose record company may be cheating him of royalties, and a missing treasure
The clue of the tapping heels by Carolyn Keene( Book )
50 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,875 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew tries to find a clue to the strange tapping sounds in the house of a retired actress
The haunted bridge by Carolyn Keene( Book )
48 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,807 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew becomes involved in a double mystery concerning a haunted bridge and jewel thieves
The quest of the missing map by Carolyn Keene( Book )
39 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,730 libraries worldwide
The eighteen-year-old girl detective must find a man who has been missing for years in order to locate the other half of a treasure map
The message in the hollow oak by Carolyn Keene( Book )
43 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,719 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew tackles a mystery professional detectives failed to solve--finding a valuable centuries-old message in a hollow oak tree in Illinois
Mystery of the ivory charm by Carolyn Keene( Book )
38 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,651 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew determines whether an ivory elephant charm really protects its wearer from harm when she investigates the involvement of a member of the Bengleton Wild-Animal Show in a mysterious scheme
The clue in the jewel box by Carolyn Keene( Book )
31 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,640 libraries worldwide
Nancy and her friends help a woman search for her missing grandson
Mystery of the moss-covered mansion by Carolyn Keene( Book )
33 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 2,631 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew sets out to prove that her father's client was unjustly accused of trying to sabotage the United States space program
The whispering statue by Carolyn Keene( Book )
41 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,603 libraries worldwide
Nancy and her friends establish headquarters in a seaside yacht club to investigate strange happenings in a book store and the disappearance of a marble statue
Mystery of the brass-bound trunk by Carolyn Keene( Book )
39 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 2,576 libraries worldwide
A brass-bound trunk mistakenly delivered to Nancy's cabin on a New York-bound ocean liner becomes the first clue leading her to suspect that international jewel thieves are aboard
Doggone town by Stefan Petrucha( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,573 libraries worldwide
When Nancy Drew and Ned Nickerson attempt to return a lost dog named "Togo" to its owner in the small town of Nevershare, they stumble onto a much bigger mystery--where did all the people go? The entire population of Nevershare is missing, except for one person, and she's mean and not very helpful
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Gorman, Carol

controlled identity McFarlane, Leslie, 1902-1977

controlled identity Stratemeyer, Edward, 1862-1930

controlled identity Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine), 1905-2002

Adams, Harriet S. 1893-1982
Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer
Benson, Mildred Augustine Wirt
Benson, Mildred Wirt, 1905-2002
Keene Carolyn
Keene, Carolyn pseud
Keene, Carolyne
McFarlane, Leslie
Quine, Caroline
Wirt Benson, Mildred 1905-2002
Wirt, Mildred A. 1905-2002
Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) 1905-2002
קין, קרולין
킨, 캐롤린
킨, 케롤린
キーン, カロリン
キーン, キャロリン
Languages
English (1,027)
Norwegian (27)
French (24)
Bokmal, Norwegian (19)
Icelandic (4)
Portuguese (3)
Arabic (2)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
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