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Publication Order of Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Books

The Secret of the Old Clock (1930)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hidden Staircase (1930)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bungalow Mystery (1930)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Diary (1932)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933)Description / Buy at Amazon
Password to Larkspur Lane (1933)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Whispering Statue (1937)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Bridge (1937)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Quest of the Missing Map (1942)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret in the Old Attic (1944)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Old Album (1947)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Black Keys (1951)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ringmaster's Secret (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Witch Tree Symbol (1955)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hidden Window Mystery (1956)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Showboat (1957)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Invisible Intruder (1969)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mysterious Mannequin (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crooked Banister (1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Double Jinx Mystery (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sky Phantom (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thirteenth Pearl (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Triple Hoax (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Flying Saucer Mystery (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret in the Old Lace (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Greek Symbol Mystery (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Swami's Ring (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Kachina Doll Mystery (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Twin Dilemma (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Captive Witness (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Winged Lion (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Race Against Time (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sinister Omen (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Elusive Heiress (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clue in the Ancient Disguise (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Broken Anchor (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Silver Cobweb (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Carousel (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Enemy Match (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mysterious Image (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Emerald-Eyed Cat Mystery (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Eskimo's Secret (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bluebeard Room (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Phantom of Venice (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Double Horror of Fenley Place (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mardi Gras Mystery (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Camera (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Vanishing Veil (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Joker's Revenge (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of Shady Glen (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of Misty Canyon (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Rising Star (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Search for Cindy Austin (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Disappearing Deejay (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Puzzle at Pineview School (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Couldn't Remember (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost of Craven Cove (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Safecracker's Secret (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Picture Perfect Mystery (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Silent Suspect (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Photo Finish (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery at Magnolia Mansion (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunting of Horse Island (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret at Seven Rocks (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Secret in Time (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Missing Millionairess (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret in the Dark (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stranger in the Shadows (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Jade Tiger (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Antique Trunk (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Artful Crime (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Legend of Miner's Creek (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Tibetan Treasure (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Masked Rider (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nutcracker Ballet Mystery (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret at Solaire (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crime in the Queen's Court (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret Lost at Sea (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Search for the Silver Persian (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Suspect in the Smoke (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Twin Teddy Bears (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery on the Menu (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trouble at Lake Tahoe (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Missing Mascot (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Floating Crime (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fortune Teller's Secret (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Message in the Haunted Mansion (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue on the Silver Screen (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Scarlet Hand (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Teen Model Mystery (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Riddle in the Rare Book (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Dangerous Solution (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Treasure in the Royal Tower (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby-Sitter Burglaries (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sign of the Falcon (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hidden Inheritance (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fox Hunt Mystery (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery at the Crystal Palace (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Forgotten Cave (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Riddle of the Ruby Gazelle (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wedding Day Mystery (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Search of the Black Rose (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Legend of the Lost Gold (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of Candlelight Inn (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Door-to-Door Deception (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wild Cat Crime (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of Capital Intrigue (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery on Maui (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The E-Mail Mystery (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Missing Horse Mystery (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost of the Lantern Lady (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Captured Queen (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Trail of Trouble (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Gold Doubloons (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery at Moorsea Manor (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chocolate-Covered Contest (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Key in the Satin Pocket (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Whispers in the Fog (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Legend of the Emerald Lady (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery in Tornado Alley (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret in the Stars (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Music Festival Mystery (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Curse of the Black Cat (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Fiery Chamber (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue on the Crystal Dove (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost in the Everglades (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Lost Song (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clues Challenge (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mystery of the Mother Wolf (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crime Lab Case (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Creative Crime (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery by Moonlight (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bike Tour Mystery (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mistletoe Mystery (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Strings Attached (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Intrigue at the Grand Opera (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Riding Club Crime (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger on the Great Lakes (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Taste of Danger (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Werewolf in a Winter Wonderland (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dana Girls Mystery Stories Books

The Secret at the Hermitage (1936)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Circle of Footprints (1937)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Locked Room (1938)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Cobweb (1939)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret at the Gatehouse (1940)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mysterious Fireplace (1941)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Rusty Key (1942)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Portrait in the Sand (1943)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret in the Old Well (1944)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Ivy (1952)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Jade Ring (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery at the Crossroads (1954)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost in the Gallery (1955)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue of the Black flower (1956)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winking Ruby Mystery (1957)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Swiss Chalet (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Lagoon (1959)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Bamboo Bird (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sierra Gold Mystery (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Lost Lake (1962)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Stone Tiger (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Riddle of the Frozen Fountain (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Silver Dolphin (1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Wax Queen (1966)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Minstrel’s Guitar (1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Phantom Surfer (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Curious Coronation (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hundred Year Mystery (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mountain-Peak Mystery (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Witch's Omen (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Files Books

Secrets Can Kill (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Intent (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder On Ice (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Smile and Say Murder (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hit and Run Holiday (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
White Water Terror (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buried Secrets (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heart of Danger (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fatal Ransom (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wings of Fear (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
This Side of Evil (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trial by Fire (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Say Die (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stay Tuned for Danger (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Circle of Evil (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Doubles (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Two Points To Murder (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
False Moves (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Recipe for Murder (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fatal Attraction (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sinister Paradise (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Till Death Do Us Part (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rich and Dangerous (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Playing with Fire (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Most Likely to Die (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Black Widow (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pure Poison (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death by Design (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sisters in Crime (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Very Deadly Yours (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger in Disguise (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vanishing Act (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Medicine (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Over the Edge (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Dance (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Scene (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Suspect Next Door (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadow of a Doubt (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Something to Hide (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Chemistry (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
False Impressions (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trouble in Tahiti (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Marks for Malice (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scent of Danger (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Win, Place or Die (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flirting with Danger (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Date With Deception (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deep Secrets (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Model Crime (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger For Hire (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trail of Lies (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold As Ice (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Out of Bounds (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Portrait in Crime (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Pursuit (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Risk (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Poison Pen (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sweet Revenge (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Easy Marks (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mixed Signals (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wrong Track (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Final Notes (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tall, Dark and Deadly (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Don't Look Twice (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Make No Mistake (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Into Thin Air (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Running Scared (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cutting Edge (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Tracks (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swiss Secrets (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rendezvous in Rome (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Greek Odyssey (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Talent For Murder (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Plot (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nobody's Business (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crosscurrents (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger on Parade (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Update on Crime (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dangerous Relations (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diamond Deceit (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Choosing Sides (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sea of Suspicion (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Let's Talk Terror (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Moving Target (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
False Pretenses (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Designs in Crime (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Laughing Matter (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Power of Suggestion (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Making Waves (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Instinct for Trouble (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Runaway Bride (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Squeeze Play (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Island of Secrets (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cheating Heart (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dance Till You Die (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Picture of Guilt (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Counterfeit Christmas (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
If Looks Could Kill (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Deadly Valentine (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hotline to Danger (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Illusions of Evil (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love Notes (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hidden Meanings (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stolen Kiss (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Love or Money (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heart of Ice (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kiss and Tell (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stolen Affections (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flying Too High (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Anything for Love (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Captive Heart (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rehearsing for Romance (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Running Into Trouble (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under His Spell (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skipping a Beat (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wicked Ways (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Betrayed by Love (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Against the Rules (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dangerous Loves (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Natural Enemies (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strange Memories (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wicked for the Weekend (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crime at the Chat Café (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys: Super Mystery Books

Double Crossing (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Crime for Christmas (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dangerous Games (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shock Waves (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Resort (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Paris Connection (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buried in Time (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery Train (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best of Enemies (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Survival (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Year's Evil (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tour of Danger (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spies and Lies (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tropic of Fear (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Courting Disaster (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hits and Misses (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Evil in Amsterdam (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Desperate Measures (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Passport to Danger (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger Down Under (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hollywood Horror (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Copper Canyon Conspiracy (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead on Arrival (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Target for Terror (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets of the Nile (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Question of Guilt (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Islands of Intrigue (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on the Fourth of July (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Stakes (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nightmare in New Orleans (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Royal Revenge (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Out of Control (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Exhibition of Evil (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
At All Costs (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Process of Elimination (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Operation Titanic (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of River Heights Books

Love Times Three (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Guilty Secrets (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Going Too Far (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stolen Kisses (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Between the Lines (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lessons in Love (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cheating Hearts (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trouble with Love (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lies and Whispers (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mixed Emotions (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Hearts (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hard to Handle (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Junior Class Trip (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Mind of Her Own (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love and Games (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Friends And Rivals (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Jealousy Trap (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Notebooks Books

The Slumber Party Secret (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lost Locket (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret Santa (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Day for Ballet (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Soccer Shoe Clue (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ice Cream Scoop (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trouble at Camp Treehouse (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Detective (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thanksgiving Surprise (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Not Nice on Ice (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pen Pal Puzzle (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Puppy Problem (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wedding Gift Goof (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Funny Face Fight (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crazy Key Clue (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ski Slope Mystery (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Whose Pet Is Best? (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stolen Unicorn (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lemonade Raid (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hannah's Secret (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Princess on Parade (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue in the Glue (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien in the Classroom (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hidden Treasures (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dare at the Fair (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lucky Horseshoes (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trouble Takes the Cake (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thrill on the Hill (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lights! Camera! Clues! (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's No Joke! (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fine-Feathered Mystery (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Black Velvet Mystery (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gumdrop Ghost (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trash or Treasure? (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Third-Grade Reporter (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Make-Believe Mystery (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dude Ranch Detective (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Candy Is Dandy (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chinese New Year Mystery (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dinosaur Alert! (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flower Power (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Circus Act (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Walkie Talkie Mystery (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Purple Fingerprint (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dashing Dog Mystery (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Snow Queen's Surprise (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crook Who Took the Book (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crazy Carnival Case (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sand Castle Mystery (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scarytales Sleepover (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Old-Fashioned Mystery (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Big Worry In Wonderland (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Recipe for Trouble (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stinky Cheese Surprise (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Day Camp Disaster (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turkey Trouble (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Carousel Mystery (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dollhouse Mystery (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bike Race Mystery (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lighthouse Mystery (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Space Case (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret in the Spooky Woods (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Snowman Surprise (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bunny-Hop Hoax (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strike-Out Scare (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zoo Clue (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Singing Suspects (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Apple Bandit (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Kitten Caper (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew on Campus Books

New Lives, New Loves (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
On Her Own (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Don't Look Back (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tell Me the Truth (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret Rules (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's Your Move (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
False Friends (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Getting Closer (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Promises (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Party Weekend (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Name of Love (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Just the Two of Us (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Campus Exposures (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hard to Get (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Loving and Losing (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Going Home (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Beginnings (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Keeping Secrets (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love On-Line (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jealous Feelings (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love and Betrayal (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
In and Out of Love (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Otherwise Engaged (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Spotlight (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snowbound (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Books

Without a Trace (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Race Against Time (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
False Notes (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Risk (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lights, Camera... (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Action! (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stolen Relic (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scarlet Macaw Scandal (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stop the Clock (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret of the Spa (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Uncivil Acts (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Riverboat Ruse (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trade Wind Danger (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Times, Big Crimes (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Framed (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dangerous Plays (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
En Garde (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pit of Vipers (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Orchid Thief (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Getting Burned (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Close Encounters (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dressed to Steal (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Troubled Waters (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on the Set (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trails of Treachery (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fishing for Clues (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Intruder! (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mardi Gras Masquerade (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stolen Bones (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Identity Revealed (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Super Mystery Books

Publication Order of Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Books

Sleepover Sleuths (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scream for Ice Cream (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pony Problems (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cinderella Ballet Mystery (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Case of the Sneaky Snowman (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fashion Disaster (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Circus Scare (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lights, Camera . . . Cats! (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Halloween Hoax (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ticket Trouble (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ski School Sneak (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Valentine's Day Secret (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chick-napped! (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Zoo Crew (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mall Madness (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thanksgiving Thief (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wedding Day Disaster (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Earth Day Escapade (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
April Fool's Day (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Treasure Trouble (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Double Take (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unicorn Uproar (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Babysitting Bandit (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Princess Mix-up Mystery (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buggy Breakout (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Camp Creepy (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cat Burglar Caper (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time Thief (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Designed for Disaster (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dance Off (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Make-a-Pet Mystery (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cape Mermaid Mystery (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pumpkin Patch Puzzle (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cupcake Chaos (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cooking Camp Disaster (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of the Scarecrow (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Flower Show Fiasco (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Musical Mess (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Museum Mayhem (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Butterfly Blues (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys Super Mystery (II) Books

with Franklin W. Dixon
Terror on Tour (With: Franklin W. Dixon) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger Overseas (With: Franklin W. Dixon) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Club Dread (With: Franklin W. Dixon) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gold Medal Murder (With: Franklin W. Dixon) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bonfire Masquerade (With: Franklin W. Dixon) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stage Fright (With: Franklin W. Dixon) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Perfect Mystery Books

Pageant Perfect Crime (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Perfect Cover (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Escape (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Identity Mystery Books

Secret Identity (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Identity Theft (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Identity Revealed (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Model Mystery Books

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Eco Mystery Books

Green-Eyed Monster (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Green with Envy (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seeing Green (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Sabotage Mystery Books

Secret Sabotage (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Serial Sabotage (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sabotage Surrender (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Malibu Mayhem Books

California Schemin' (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery at Malachite Mansion (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stalk, Don't Run (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Diaries Books

Curse of the Arctic Star (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strangers on a Train (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery of the Midnight Rider (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Once Upon a Thriller (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sabotage at Willow Woods (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret at Mystic Lake (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Phantom of Nantucket (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Magician's Secret (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue at Black Creek Farm (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Script for Danger (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Red Slippers (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sign in the Smoke (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost of Grey Fox Inn (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Riverboat Roulette (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Professor and the Puzzle (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunting on Heliotrope Lane (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Famous Mistakes (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Nancy Drew Christmas (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stolen Show (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hidden Pictures (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vanishing Statue (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger at the Iron Dragon (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Capitol Crime (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Blue Lady of Coffin Hall (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Captain Stone's Revenge (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Disappears in Vegas... (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Clue Chapter Books

Pool Party Puzzler (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Lemonade Standing (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Star Witness (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Big Top Flop (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Movie Madness (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pets on Parade (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Candy Kingdom Chaos (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
World Record Mystery (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Springtime Crime (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Boo Crew (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tortoise and the Scare (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turkey Trot Plot (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Puppy Love Prank (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Big Island Burglary (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Great Goat Gaffe (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Duck Derby Debacle (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Recipe Ruckus (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bird Bonanza (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chimpanzee Spree (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Graphic Novels

The Demon of River Heights (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Writ in Stone (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Dollhouse (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Wasn't There (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fake Heir (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mr. Cheeters Is Missing (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Charmed Bracelet (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Global Warning (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost in the Machinery (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Disoriented Express (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monkey-Wrench Blues (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dress Reversal (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doggone Town (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sleight of Dan (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tiger Counter (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Goes Up... (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Living Chatchke (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
City under the Basement (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cliffhanger (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
High School Musical Mystery (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
High School Musical Mystery II (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys Super Mystery Books

with Franklin W. Dixon
Terror on Tour (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger Overseas (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Club Dread (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gold Medal Murder (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bonfire Masquerade (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stage Fright (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew CW Books

with Micol Ostow
Nancy Drew: The Curse (With: Micol Ostow) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Companion Books

The Nancy Drew Sleuth Book (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Files Books

Nancy Drew Files Vol. I: Secrets Can Kill; Deadly Intent; Murder on Ice (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nancy Drew Files Vol. II: Smile and Say Murder; Hit and Run Holiday; White Water Terror (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew & Hardy Boys: Be A Detective Books

with Franklin W. Dixon
The Secret of the Knight's Sword (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger on Ice (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Feathered Serpent (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret Cargo (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Alaskan Mystery (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Missing Money Mystery (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Picture Book Books

Mystery of the Lost Dogs (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Dana Girls Mystery Stories, Second Set Books

The Curious Coronation (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hundred Year Mystery (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, Super Sleuths! Books

with Paul Frame, Franklin W. Dixon
Super Sleuths! (With: Paul Frame,Franklin W. Dixon) (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Super Sleuths! Vol. 2 (With: Paul Frame,Franklin W. Dixon) (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon

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. Leaving behind a legacy, there is much speculation as to who the original author was behind this pen-name. Many believe it to be Harriet Stratemeyer who begun the company which was to produce this ongoing series of books.

Early and Personal Life

With the real identity of ‘Carolyn Keene’ being largely unknown, there are many that have their theories as to who she was originally. The first officially recognized writer using this particular pen-name was Mildred Wirt Benson who would use it to continue the franchise. This was from the years of 1929 to 1947 as she produced over 23 original works for the popular line of books. In regards to the name of Keene itself, it originally came from the ‘Stratemeyer Syndicate’ that were formed to publish the long-running line of novels. Edward Stratemeyer was the initial founder of the syndicate and it was his daughter, Harriet, that was to later rewrite many of the books adding new titles along the way. This then all would lead up to creating the legacy of Nancy Drew and the impact it has had on literature to this day.

Having created a vast and expansive body of work under this particular pseudonym, this is has now become an institution. Creating the books, various ghostwriters have managed to lend their own unique take on the much beloved character over the years. Following the release of a film, this trend shows no signs of stopping as the books will continue for many years yet.

Writing Career

The first Nancy Drew book was published in 1930 on the 28th of April with the release of ‘The Secret of the Old Clock’. Following this an industry was born and it hasn’t stopped since, as young people worldwide have flocked around the franchise with its ever relatable central character. With over 175 books and counting in the series it’s an ongoing brand that has an enduring appeal for its audience. Changing titles in 2003, they retitled the series ‘Nancy Drew (All New) Girl Detective’ in order to combat low-sales. This appeared to work and, after a film that was released in 2007 featuring Emma Roberts as the eponymous character, interest in the brand was renewed. The name of Carolyn Keene, along with the books themselves, have become brands that work hand-in-hand with one another. Both are instrumental to each others success and it’s a winning formula that many others have been inspired by over the years.

As a number of authors have used the name Carolyn Keene throughout the years, it doesn’t have any one distinct voice. Overall though, it still retains to the rules of the character who has seen many transformations of her own with each passing decade. Reflecting the era, she adapts to suit the mood of the time, something that is not only found within the books, but upon the cover designs as well. It would appear that this isn’t going away anytime soon either, as the international appeal surrounding the franchise continues with more books under the name of her ‘diaries’ now, set to be released on the horizon.

The Secret of the Old Clock

First published on the 28th of April, 1930, this was to be the book that launched an entire industry of Nancy Drew novels. Introducing the character for the first time, it set-up the world and the environment she was going to be residing within for the many books to come. It also allowed the readers to get a sense of what to expect and what was to come with the character arcs over the oncoming series.

Looking to help a family known as the Turners, Nancy Drew now eighteen years old hopes to provide assistance after their relative Josiah Crowley passed away recently. Helping her with this particular case is her friend Helen Corning who also wants to offer her assistance in the case. They also do it as they don’t appreciate the Tophams, a group of nouveau-riche snobs looking to make their way through social-climbing, as they are the heirs presumptive following the death. Learning that a clock is the key to her quest, she seeks to uncover the mystery behind it and locate its whereabouts. The only thing that stands in her way is the Tophams as they will do all it takes to prevent her from doing so and discovering the truth. Will she be able to find the clock in time and can she uncover it from the burglars after it’s stolen from them? Can she get past the Tophams and restore the rightful heirs, as she goes about using her wits to stop them from getting their way? What will become of them all along with Nancy Drew and her friend as they attempt to discover the secret of the old clock?

The Triple Hoax

Following on from ‘The Thirteenth Pearl’ and preceding ‘The Flying Saucer Mystery’ this was to be the 57th book in the series. First published in 1979, it managed to continue the tone of the novels whilst maintaining Nancy’s overall character that readers had come to love. Not only that, but it also worked in keeping the arcs in place whilst taking different styles of its own as well.

Along with Georgie, Bess and her Aunt Eloise, Nancy Drew this time goes to New York in order to provide assistance to a friend. It is here that they see a group of magicians that have come to be known as the ‘Hoaxters’ perform their act. Foul play is suspected though after Nancy notices something suspicious when they take the wallets and bags of audience members before returning them. Going down to Mexico she learns of a missing child before returning to find them threatening her to stay away from the case. Will she be able to find out what’s going on before it’s too late, or will they get away with it? Where exactly did the missing child go? What became of the group known as the Hoaxters as they attempt to undertake the triple hoax?

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