WorldCat Identities

Keene, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 4,591 works in 10,806 publications in 11 languages and 385,812 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  Action and adventure fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Originator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.K23, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carolyn Keene
The hidden staircase by Carolyn Keene( Book )

87 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 6,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage detective Nancy Drew uses her courage and powers of deduction to solve the mysterious happenings in an old stone mansion
The bungalow mystery by Carolyn Keene( Book )

90 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to help a friend out of a difficulty, teenage detective Nancy Drew has a perilous experience in and around a deserted bungalow
The mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene( Book )

81 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,853 WorldCat member 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 clue in the old stagecoach by Carolyn Keene( Book )

54 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,733 WorldCat member 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 )

85 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Drew's keen mind is tested when she searches for a missing will
The secret of Red Gate Farm by Carolyn Keene( Book )

59 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Drew and her friends find more adventures during their visit to Red Gate Farm
The secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene( Book )

65 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and held by 3,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, eagerly looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch but finds herself embroiled in a baffling mystery involving a phantom horse and buried treasure
The clue in the crumbling wall by Carolyn Keene( Book )

54 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,796 WorldCat member 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
Nancy's mysterious letter by Carolyn Keene( Book )

52 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,653 WorldCat member 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
Password to Larkspur Lane by Carolyn Keene( Book )

49 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A carrier pigeon furnishes Nancy with a clue to a mysterious retreat
The sign of the twisted candles by Carolyn Keene( Book )

41 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member 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
The quest of the missing map by Carolyn Keene( Book )

37 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,864 WorldCat member 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 clue of the broken locket by Carolyn Keene( Book )

38 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,862 WorldCat member 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 )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,850 WorldCat member 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 )

42 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Drew becomes involved in a double mystery concerning a haunted bridge and jewel thieves
The message in the hollow oak by Carolyn Keene( Book )

44 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,648 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,585 WorldCat member 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 whispering statue by Carolyn Keene( Book )

40 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy and her friends establish headquarters in a seaside yacht club to investigate strange happpenings in a book store and the disappearance of a marble statue
Doggone town by Stefan Petrucha( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,554 WorldCat member 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
Mystery of the brass-bound trunk by Carolyn Keene( Book )

37 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 2,527 WorldCat member 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
 
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The bungalow mysteryThe mystery at Lilac InnThe clue in the old stagecoachThe secret of the old clockThe secret of Red Gate FarmThe secret of Shadow RanchThe clue in the crumbling wallNancy's mysterious letter
Alternative Names

controlled identityGorman, Carol

controlled identityMcFarlane, Leslie, 1902-1977

controlled identityStratemeyer, Edward, 1862-1930

controlled identityWirt, 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

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