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Nixon, Joan Lowery

Overview
Works: 459 works in 1,443 publications in 2 languages and 87,886 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Ghost stories  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Historical fiction  Biography  Horror tales 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N65, FIC
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A family apart by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their widowed mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent on the orphan train by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860
Caught in the act by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Michael Patrick Kelly from New York City is sent to a foster home, a Missouri farm with a sadistic owner, a bullying son, and a number of secrets, one of which may be murder
In the face of danger by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply unhappy about the separation of her family because of poverty, twelve-year-old Megan gradually finds contentment and purpose in her new home on the Kansas prairie with a kind and loving adopted family
Nightmare by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily is sent to a camp for underachievers where she discovers a murderer on the staff who might provide an explanation for her recurring nightmares
A place to belong by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1860, having traveled with his young sister from New York to a foster home on a farm near St. Joseph, Missouri, ten-year-old Danny plots to get his newly-widowed foster father to send for and marry his mother
The other side of dark by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Stacy awakens from a four-year coma ready to identify, locate, and prosecute the young man who murdered her mother and wounded her
A dangerous promise by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being taken in by Captain Taylor and his wife in Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and his friend Todd Blakely join the Union army as musicians and see the horrors of war firsthand in Missouri
The kidnapping of Christina Lattimore by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl is kidnapped, but when freed, is accused of masterminding the scheme to extort money from her wealthy grandmother
Whispers from the dead by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After making contact with the spirit world during a near-death experience, Sarah moves to Houston with her parents and receives otherworldly messages about a murder committed in her house
The haunting by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother inherits an old plantation house in the Louisiana countryside, fifteen-year-old Lia seeks to rid it of the evil spirit that haunts it
The dark and deadly pool by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- The Dark and Deadly Pool????? Liz enjoys her summer pool job at the glamorous Ridley Hotel. Until the dark and lonely night when a ghastly shadow surges up from the pool. A face?eyes wide, mouth gaping?stares at Liz. A hand clutches at her sneaker. Then it, whatever it is, is gone.???? But danger isn?t. Strange things are happening at the hotel, and a shaken Liz wants to know why. But whoever is behind the trouble will stop at nothing?not even murder?to get what he wants.? "(A) suspenseful mystery, rounded out with touches of humor and romance."? -- From the Paperback edition
Search for the shadowman by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working on a genealogy project for his seventh grade history class, Andy Bonner becomes determined to solve the mystery surrounding a distant relative who was accused of stealing the family fortune
The séance by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The séance started as a game, but it led to murder and terror for the people of a small east Texas community
The weekend was murder! by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Liz's summer job with an expensive hotel involves her in a staged murder mystery weekend and a real murder. Sequel to "The Dark and Deadly Pool."
Keeping secrets by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1863, eleven-year-old Peg Kelly is drawn into the dangerous activities of a mysterious young woman who takes refuge with the Kelly family in Missouri after fleeing the attack on Lawrence, Kansas, by William Quantrill and his Confederate raiders
Shadowmaker by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after she and her mother come to the small Texas town of Kluney and experience a series of menacing events, Katie begins to suspect that there is something sinister going on
A candidate for murder by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary finds her life in danger when she uncovers a plot to sabotage her father's political campaign for governor of Texas
Secret, silent screams by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school senior is convinced her friend Barry did not commit suicide but was a murder victim, and she endangers her own life to prove it
The name of the game was murder by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she visits her great-uncle, a successful and self-centered author, at his fortress-like home on Catalina Island, fifteen-year-old Samantha becomes involved in his manipulative game that leads to murder
A deadly game of magic by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisa and her three friends find themselves unwilling players in a cat-and-mouse game with a murderous magician whose identity and motivation baffle them
 
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A family apart
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Caught in the actIn the face of dangerNightmareA place to belongThe other side of darkA dangerous promiseThe kidnapping of Christina LattimoreWhispers from the dead
Alternative Names
Joan Lowery Nixon American children's writer and journalist

Joan Lowery Nixon Amerikaans schrijfster (1927-2003)

Joan Lowery Nixon auteur de livres pour enfants

Lowery Nixon Joan

Lowery Nixon, Joan 1927-

Lowery Nixon, Joan 1927-2003

Nixon, J.

Nixon, Joan L.

Nixon, Joan L. 1927-

Nixon, Joan L. 1927-2003

ジョーン・ラウリー・ニクソン

ニクソン, ジョーン・ラウリー

ニクソン, ジョーン・ローリー

Languages
English (378)

Spanish (4)