Carolyn Keene
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Carolyn Keene

Carolyn Keene and Franklin W. Dixon are the pseudonyms under which many ghostwriters penned the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series, respectively. Both series were created by Edward Stratemeyer, founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate book packaging firm, in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Stratemeyer's daughter, Harriet, and syndicate writer Mildred Wirt Benson were the two people primarily responsible for bringing the iconic character of Nancy Drew to life in the minds and hearts of millions of readers around the world.


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    • Curse of the Arctic Star

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 1
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Dear Diary...Bess, George, and I are actually in Alaska! Everywhere you look, there are massive mountains and sparkling, deep-blue waters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for kids

    • By H. Collins on 04-06-17

    Regular price: $8.49

    • Mystery of the Midnight Rider

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 3
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Dear diary... Who would want to harm a horse? I kept asking myself that question while watching the beautiful jumpers at the annual River Heights Horse Show....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Lynn on 04-26-17

    Regular price: $8.49

    • Sabotage at Willow Woods

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 5
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Dear Diary... Who knew a sports field could cause so much drama? That's what Bess, George, and I are investigating....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great adeobook

    • By Alastair on 05-26-19

    Regular price: $8.49

    • Sleepover Sleuths

    • Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, Book 1
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    In the first volume of a new series for younger listeners, Nancy gets to show off her sleuthing abilities while at her friend Deirdre's sleepover....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nancy Drew pretty fun for my five year old

    • By Travis on 09-21-16

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Magician's Secret

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 8
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    I was skeptical that the famous magician could really make the River Heights courthouse disappear, but I was wrong. It turns out that the courthouse wasn't the only thing that vanished....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it

    • By Stephanie Weston on 04-07-18

    Regular price: $8.49

    • The Haunting on Heliotrope Lane

    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Nancy and her friends must try to figure out why a girl is acting strangely after visiting a haunted house in this 16th book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to the classic series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Creepy

    • By Rae on 02-11-19

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Famous Mistakes

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 17
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Nancy’s boyfriend, Ned, has recently started his own podcast called NedTalks, and he just got his big break. Up and coming comedian Brady Owens has agreed to an interview. But when they go to meet the interviewee, they find Brady’s hotel room trashed - and no comedian in sight....

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Ghost of Grey Fox Inn

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 13
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    It felt like only minutes had passed when I woke up with a start....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best

    • By Rae on 02-11-19

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Professor and the Puzzle

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 15
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Nancy, Bess, and George are excited to attend Oracle College's annual Greek mythology themed gala. But the festive sprit turns troubled when a student falls from the balcony....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great setting and mystery

    • By Rae on 01-24-19

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Sign in the Smoke

    • Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 12
    • By: Carolyn Keene
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 36

    Dear Diary.... When Bess asked George and me to be counselors at her old camp, I thought I was in for a relaxing week. But trouble always finds me. I heard about a camper who had drowned....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ghosts at Summer Camp?

    • By Bevs Mom on 11-21-17

    Regular price: $8.49

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