WorldCat Identities

Snell, Roy J. (Roy Judson) 1878-1959

Overview
Works: 113 works in 430 publications in 1 language and 5,844 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Football stories  Action and adventure fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S675, 813.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roy J Snell
Lost in the air by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young men fly to the Arctic, looking for a secret radio transmitter. They continue on in a race to the North Pole
Whispers at dawn; or, The eye by Roy J Snell( )

11 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Thompson has always solved cases based on athletic skill and sharp smarts: but now he's going to get some help from a few technological gizmos as well
Mystery wings by Roy J Snell( )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Thompson has been traveling the world for years, righting wrongs -- but now that he's returned to his family's ancestral home, he may have stumbled on his hardest mystery yet
The galloping ghost by Roy J Snell( )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star college football player Red Rodgers awakes one night to find that his life has been turned upside down. Who is to blame for this sudden turn of events? The intrepid amateur detective Johnny Thompson is on the case again in Roy Snell's fast-paced mystery for younger readers, The Galloping Ghost
Triple Spies by Roy J Snell( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He had been an accidental and entirely disinterested witness. He knew neither of the men; he had merely happened along just when the row began, and had lingered in the shadows to see it through
The crimson flash by Roy J Snell( )

10 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old twins Marjory and Margaret MacDonald may be wealthy beyond most people's wildest dreams, but that doesn't mean that they don't like to have fun, just like other kids their age. While attending the circus under the watchful eye of their personal bodyguard, Johnny Thompson, the twins fall victim to a seemingly random accident. Johnny sets off on a cross-country adventure to try to get to the bottom of the mystery
Red Dynamite by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast-paced football action, a cast of characters with gumption and derring-do, and an old mill that has suddenly resumed operations after years of inactivity?Roy Snell's enticing mystery Red Dynamite will definitely capture and hold the attention of even reluctant younger readers
Hour of enchantment by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This globetrotting mystery story geared to younger audiences begins when fearless heroine Florence Huyler happens to witness a nefarious deed. Her tireless search to bring the perpetrator to justice unfurls against the backdrop of the 1933 World''s Fair in Chicago and then extends into an adventure that takes Florence and her sidekick Jeanne around the world
A ticket to adventure by Roy J Snell( )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a visit to Alaska, Florence gets a lead on the whereabouts of her long-lost grandfather
The blue envelope by Roy J Snell( )

14 editions published between 1922 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Younger readers with a love for the great outdoors will adore Roy Snell's The Blue Envelope, which is set in the wilds of Alaska. Plucky heroines Marion and Lucile are faced with danger and deprivation, but they still manage to come out on top, even when up against the most formidable adversity
The crimson thread by Roy J Snell( )

8 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late one night, Lucile Tucker comes face to face with a mysterious apparition. Just as she's convinced herself that it was nothing more than a figment of her imagination, she finds incontrovertible proof that the strange specter was real?and may be trying to send her a message
The phantom violin by Roy J Snell( )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Younger readers won't be able to put down this exciting mystery from author Roy Snell. Florence Huyler, her best friend Jeanne, and a new companion, Greta Clara Bronson, have taken up residence in an abandoned ship. But before long, their peaceful existence is threatened by the presence of newcomers seeking a mysterious treasure
The shadow passes by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prize-fighter and thrill-seeker Johnny Thompson is at it again in this fast-paced action-adventure novel for younger readers from author Roy Snell. After a fellow traveler tells Johnny about his run-in with a strange creature or apparition or something , Johnny sets off on a quest to get to the bottom of the mystery
The rope of gold by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outdoorsman and amateur sleuth Johnny Thompson is at it again in this thrilling mystery tale for younger readers. Set in and around Haiti, this case involves a long-sought-after treasure known as the Rope of Gold, the pursuit of which has brought about a great deal of misery and destruction. Can Johnny end the curse?
Johnny Longbow by Roy J Snell( )

10 editions published between 1928 and 2015 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Thompson is an amateur sleuth with an insatiable thirst for adventure. In this exciting mystery tale geared for younger readers, Johnny gets ample opportunity to show off his skills as a master archer in the dangerous wilds of northern Canada
Third warning by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florence and Marian continue their mystery solving adventures in another story! Mr. Snell is a versatile writer who knows how to write stories that will please boys and girls. He has traveled widely, visited many out-of-the-way corners of the earth, and being a keen observer has found material for many thrilling stories. His stories are full of adventure and mystery, yet in the weaving of the story there are little threads upon which are hung lessons in loyalty, honesty, patriotism and right living. Mr. Snell has created a wide audience among the younger readers of America. Boy or girl, you are sure to find a Snell book to your liking. His works cover a wide and interesting scope
Panther eye by Roy J Snell( )

7 editions published between 1921 and 2019 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red lure by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an exhausting series of adventures, hero Johnny Thompson has planned a little downtime to recuperate. But when a local shopkeeper tells him a tale about a legendary lure, Johnny finds that he can't think about anything else, so he sets off into the wilds of Honduras to solve yet another mystery
The Firebug by Roy J Snell( )

7 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrepid amateur sleuth Johnny Thompson takes a break from exploring in the jungles, forests, and other remote regions of the world to crack a case in the big city. In the novel The Firebug , Johnny is hot on the trail of an arsonist whose twisted obsession threatens to devastate the community
FORBIDDEN CARGOES by Roy J Snell( )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Thompson stumbles on some unusual goings-on in the foreboding jungles of Central America. Will he get to the bottom of the mystery and crack the case before it's too late?
 
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Whispers at dawn; or, The eye
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Whispers at dawn; or, The eyeMystery wingsThe galloping ghostTriple SpiesHour of enchantmentA ticket to adventureThe phantom violinThe shadow passes
Alternative Names

controlled identityCraig, James, 1878-1959

controlled identityO'Hara, David, 1878-1959

Roy J. Snell scrittore statunitense

Roy Judson Snell Amerikaans schrijver (1878-1959)

Roy Judson Snell écrivain américain

Roy Judson Snell escriptor estatunidenc

Roy Judson Snell escritor estadounidense

Roy Judson Snell escritor estauxunidense (1878–1959)

Roy Judson Snell eskritor merikano

Snell, Roy Judson 1878-1959

Languages
English (181)