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Encyclopedia > Carolyn Keene

Carolyn Keene is the pseudonym of the author of the Nancy Drew mystery series, and also The Dana Girls mystery series, both published by the Stratemeyer Syndicate. Stratemeyer hired writers, including Mildred Wirt Benson (who wrote the first 23 books) to write the novels in this series, who initially were paid only $125 for each book and were required by their contract to give up all rights to the work and to maintain confidentiality. Edward Stratemeyer's daughter, Harriet Adams, also wrote books in the Nancy Drew series under the pseudonym. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... For other uses, see Alias. ... For the film, see Nancy Drew (2007 film). ... The Dana Girls mystery stories, 1932 - 1968, were created by American author Harriet Stratemeyer Adams to capitalize on the popularity of both the Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys books. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mildred Wirt Benson, writing under Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name Carolyn Keene from 1929 to 1947, was a contributor to 20 of the first, originally published, Nancy Drew mysteries. ... Edward Stratemeyer (1862-1930) Edward Stratemeyer (October 4, 1862 - May 10, 1930). ... Harriet Adams (born Harriet Stratemeyer, pseudonyms Carolyn Keene and Franklin W. Dixon) (1893 - 1982), U.S. juvenile mystery novelist and publisher; wrote Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books. ...


Other ghostwriters who used this name to write Nancy Drew mysteries included James Duncan Lawrence, Walter Karig, Nancy Axelrod, Priscilla Doll, Charles Strong, Alma Sasse, Wilhelmina Rankin, George Waller Jr., Margaret Scherf, and Susan Wittig Albert. Walter Karig, (1898-1956) was a prolific author, who served as a U.S. naval captain. ... Susan Wittig Albert is a well-known herbal mystery writer from Vermilion County, Illinois. ...


Leslie McFarlane wrote the first four Dana Girls stories in 1934 and 1935. This series is a feminized version of The Hardy Boys. These volumes were advertised as being written by the author of Nancy Drew, and were promoted heavily on dust jackets for this series. The Dana Girls were later ghostwritten by others, including Mildred Benson and Harriet Adams. The series went out of print for about four years, from 1945 to 1949, and was reintroduced with revised dust jacket art and illustrations at that time. The series stopped production in 1968, was modernized, and reintroduced in 1972. Leslie McFarlane (October 25, 1902 – September 6, 1977) was a Canadian journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. ... For the professional wrestling tag team, see Hardy Boyz . ...


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WorldCat is the worlds largest bibliographic database, the merged catalogs of over 50,000 OCLC member libraries in over 90 countries. ... For the film, see Nancy Drew (2007 film). ... The Secret of the Old Clock is the first book in the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene. ... The Hidden Staircase is the second book in the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene. ... The Bungalow Mystery is the third book in the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene. ... // Preceded by Nancy Drew: The Bungalow Mystery Followed by Nancy Drew: The Secret at Shadow Ranch The Mystery At Lilac Inn, is the fourth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. ... The Secret at Shadow Ranch is the fifth story published in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. ... The Secret of Red Gate Farm is a novel in the Nancy Drew mystery series. ... The Clue in the Diary is a 1932 novel featuring Nancy Drew, a fictional character who has appeared in many other novels. ... Spoiler warning: The original of this story, written in 1932, was penned by Walter Karig, a replacement writer for Wirt Benson. ... The Sign of the Twisted Candles is the ninth book in the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene. ... The Password to Larkspur Lane is the tenth book in the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene. ... The Clue of the Broken Locket is the 11th book in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. ... The Message in the Hollow Oak is the 12th book in the Nancy Drew mystery series. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Whispering Statue is volume 14 in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series. ... The Haunted Bridge is volume 15 in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series. ... The Clue of the Tapping Heels is volume 16 in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series. ... Spoiler warning: Nancy and her friends board an ocean liner named Winschoten leaving New York and becomes involved again in a new and dangerous mystery. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | ... Categories: | | ... Spoiler warning: Nancy becomes involved in a maze of mystery when she accepts an invitation from Mr. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... The Clue of the Leaning Chimney is the 26th Nancy Drew book. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Categories: | | ... The Scarlet Slipper Mystery, a 1954 novel authored under the pen name of Carolyn Keene, is Volume 32 of the original Nancy Drew book series published by Grosset & Dunlap. ... In the book, Nancy Drew helping a nice lady with her attic, when they hear a thief downstairs. ... The Hidden Window Mystery is the thirty-fourth volume in the Nancy Drew mystery series. ... this book is also about a mystery that bess and her nephies need to solve. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... THE MYSTERY OF THE FIRE DRAGON Nancys Aunt Eloise has called her to New York to solve a missing persons case. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... This article about a mystery novel is a stub. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... The Mysterious Mannequin is a Nancy Drew mystery written by Carolyn Keene and it is the 47th volume in the Nancy Drew Stories series. ... Categories: | | ... The Secret of Mirror Bay is one of the Nancy Drew mystery novels, created by Edward Stratemeyer, founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate. ... Categories: | | | ... Categories: | | ... Nancy Drew: The Secret of the Forgotten City is a Nancy Drew book by Carolyn Keene. ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Categories: | | ... Nancy Drew is asked to locate a stolen pearl necklace that is unusual and very valuable. ... The Triple Hoax is the 57th book in the series of Nancy Drew. ... The Flying Saucer Mystery is the 58th book in the series of Nancy Drew written by Carolyn Keene. ... Categories: | | | ... Categories: | | | ... Categories: | | | ... Categories: | | | ... The Twin Dilemma is the 63rd volume in the Nancy Drew Stories series. ... Categories: | | | ... Race Against Time is a book in the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene. ... Categories: | | | ... Whats meant to be a vacation for detective Nancy in Wisconsin turns into another mystery after the library of the place she is vacationing at is vandalized. ... The wedding day mystery is the 136th of the Nancy Drew mystery stories published by Simon and Schuster. ... The E-mail Mystery is the 144 book in the Nancy Drew series. ... Werewolf in a Winter Wonderland is the last book in the Nancy Drew series. ... // Secrets Can Kill, the computer game Secrets Can Kill was the first computer game in the popular Nancy Drew computer game series. ... Stay Tuned For Danger (1999) is the second installment of the Nancy Drew PC game series created by Her Interactive. ... Message in a Haunted Mansion PC PLOT: Nancy is helping Rose, a friend of Hannah Gruen (Nancys house maid), get settled into an old victorian mansion in San Francisco but alot of strange occurances happen while she is there. ... Message in a Haunted Mansion is a computer game and a GBA, based loosely on a book of the same name. ... The Treasure in the Royal Tower (computer game) You, as Nancy Drew, are snowed in at a historical castle. ... The Final Scene is a computer game about Nancy Drew and her friend Maya. ... Secret of the Scarlet hand is the sixth game in the series of Nancy Drew computer games. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: ad, nn If you can address this concern by improving, copyediting, sourcing, renaming or merging the page, please edit this page and do so. ... The Haunted Carousel is a 3-D adventure game for PC about Nancy Drew, a fictional yet famous sleuth. ... Danger on Deception Island is the ninth installment in the Nancy Drew computer game series. ... For the Nancy Drew book, see The Secret at Shadow Ranch. ... Curse of Blackmoor Manor is the eleventh computer game in the popular Nancy Drew computer game series. ... For the Nancy Drew book, see The Secret of the Old Clock. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: nn game, notability not asserted If you can address this concern by improving, copyediting, sourcing, renaming or merging the page, please edit this page and do so. ... Danger By Design is the fourteenth installment in the Nancy Drew computer game series. ... Nancy Drew is off to Hawaii to serve as a research assistant to Dr. Quigley Kim. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Legend of the Crystal Skull is the seventeenth installment in the Nancy Drew computer games series created by Her Interactive. ... The Phantom Of Venice is the eighteenth installment in the Nancy Drew computer games series created by Her Interactive. ... Nancy Drew is a feature film released on June 15, 2007 in the U.S., loosely based on the popular series of mystery novels about the titular teen detective. ... The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries was a television series which aired for three seasons on ABC. The series starred Parker Stevenson and Shaun Cassidy as amateur sleuth brothers Frank and Joe Hardy, and Pamela Sue Martin as girl detective Nancy Drew. ... The Hardy Boys teamed up with Nancy Drew in this now-discontinued 36 volume series of paperbacks. ... The Cover Art for Secrets Can Kill, the first book in the Nancy Drew Files series The Nancy Drew Files, or the Nancy Drew Case Files, is a detective fiction series started in 1986 and released by Simon & Schuster, New York. ... This series replaces the long-running Nancy Drew Digest series. ... For the film, see Nancy Drew (2007 film). ... Helen Corning Archer is a character in the popular Nancy Drew mystery series. ... Carson Drew is a character in the popular Nancy Drew mystery series. ... Eloise Drew is a character in the popular Nancy Drew mystery series. ... George Fayne is a character in the popular Nancy Drew mystery series. ... Hannah Gruen is a character in the popular Nancy Drew mystery series. ... Bess Marvin is a character in the popular Nancy Drew mystery series. ... The Penvellyn family is a fictional family in the Nancy Drew computer game Curse of Blackmoor Manor. ... Edward Stratemeyer (1862-1930) Edward Stratemeyer (October 4, 1862 - May 10, 1930). ... Mildred Wirt Benson (born 1905, died 2002), writing under Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name Carolyn Keene from 1929 to 1947, was a contributor to 20 of the first, originally published, Nancy Drew mysteries. ... Harriet Adams (born Harriet Stratemeyer, pseudonyms Carolyn Keene and Franklin W. Dixon) (1893 - 1982), U.S. juvenile mystery novelist and publisher; wrote Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books. ... Walter Karig, (1898-1956) was a prolific author, who served as a U.S. naval captain. ... Susan Wittig Albert is a well-known herbal mystery writer from Vermilion County, Illinois. ... Emma Rose Roberts (born February 10, 1991) is an American actress, the daughter of actor Eric Roberts and the niece of actresses Lisa Roberts Gillan and Julia Roberts. ... Andrew Fleming was the director of the movie The Craft and currently is president of the Directors Guild of America. ... Jean-François Millet Le Semeur (The Sower) Simon & Schuster logo, circa 1961. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the professional wrestling tag team, see Hardy Boyz . ... The Dana Girls mystery stories, 1932 - 1968, were created by American author Harriet Stratemeyer Adams to capitalize on the popularity of both the Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys books. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Childrens books redirects here. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ...

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