Nancy Drew Books In Order

Nancy Drew is a fictional character who is the protagonist in a popular mystery series for young adults. The character was created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer as the female counterpart to his Hardy Boys series. The Nancy Drew mystery stories were ghostwritten by various authors and published under the collective pseudonym Carolyn Keene.

First introduced in 1930, Nancy Drew is depicted as a smart, resourceful, and independent young detective who solves mysteries, often involving crimes or mysterious circumstances. Her character has evolved over the decades but consistently embodies qualities such as intelligence, perseverance, and a strong sense of justice.

The series began with the publication of “The Secret of the Old Clock” and was initially penned by Mildred Wirt Benson, who is credited with developing much of Nancy’s character. The books have been highly popular among young readers, especially girls, for providing an early example of a strong female protagonist in a genre typically dominated by male characters.

The Nancy Drew series has had a significant impact on American popular culture and has been credited with inspiring generations of girls to take on leadership roles and pursue careers in fields such as law enforcement and criminal justice. Over the years, the character has appeared in numerous spin-offs, films, television shows, and even video games, each time adapting to fit contemporary settings and sensibilities while retaining the core characteristics of the original Nancy Drew.

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Books

The Secret of the Old Clock(1930)
The Hidden Staircase(1930)
The Bungalow Mystery(1930)
The Mystery at Lilac Inn(1930)
The Secret of Shadow Ranch(1931)
The Secret of Red Gate Farm(1931)
The Clue in the Diary(1932)
Nancy’s Mysterious Letter(1932)
The Sign of the Twisted Candles(1933)
Password to Larkspur Lane(1933)
The Clue of the Broken Locket(1934)
The Message in the Hollow Oak(1935)
The Mystery of the Ivory Charm(1936)
The Whispering Statue(1937)
The Haunted Bridge(1937)
The Clue of the Tapping Heels(1939)
Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk(1940)
Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion(1941)
The Quest of the Missing Map(1942)
The Clue in the Jewel Box(1943)
The Secret in the Old Attic(1944)
The Clue in the Crumbling Wall(1945)
Mystery of the Tolling Bell(1946)
The Clue in the Old Album(1947)
The Ghost of Blackwood Hall(1948)
The Clue of the Leaning Chimney(1949)
The Secret of the Wooden Lady(1950)
The Clue of the Black Keys(1951)
Mystery at the Ski Jump(1952)
The Clue of the Velvet Mask(1953)
The Ringmaster’s Secret(1953)
The Scarlet Slipper Mystery(1954)
The Witch Tree Symbol(1955)
The Hidden Window Mystery(1956)
The Haunted Showboat(1957)
The Secret of the Golden Pavilion(1959)
The Clue in the Old Stagecoach(1960)
The Mystery of the Fire Dragon(1961)
The Clue of the Dancing Puppet(1962)
The Moonstone Castle Mystery(1963)
The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes(1964)
The Phantom of Pine Hill(1965)
The Mystery of the 99 Steps(1966)
The Clue in the Crossword Cipher(1967)
The Spider Sapphire Mystery(1968)
The Invisible Intruder(1969)
The Mysterious Mannequin(1970)
The Crooked Banister(1971)
The Secret of Mirror Bay(1972)
The Double Jinx Mystery(1973)
Mystery of the Glowing Eye(1974)
The Secret of the Forgotten City(1975)
The Sky Phantom(1976)
The Strange Message in the Parchment(1977)
Mystery of Crocodile Island(1978)
The Thirteenth Pearl(1979)
The Triple Hoax(1979)
The Flying Saucer Mystery(1980)
The Secret in the Old Lace(1980)
The Greek Symbol Mystery(1980)
The Swami’s Ring(1981)
The Kachina Doll Mystery(1981)
The Twin Dilemma(1981)
Captive Witness(1981)
Mystery of the Winged Lion(1982)
Race Against Time(1982)
The Sinister Omen(1982)
The Elusive Heiress(1982)
Clue in the Ancient Disguise(1982)
The Broken Anchor(1983)
The Silver Cobweb(1983)
The Haunted Carousel(1983)
Enemy Match(1984)
The Mysterious Image(1984)
The Emerald-Eyed Cat Mystery(1984)
The Eskimo’s Secret(1985)
The Bluebeard Room(1985)
The Phantom of Venice(1985)
The Double Horror of Fenley Place(1987)
The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds(1987)
The Mardi Gras Mystery(1988)
The Clue in the Camera(1988)
The Case of the Vanishing Veil(1988)
The Joker’s Revenge(1988)
The Secret of Shady Glen(1988)
The Mystery of Misty Canyon(1988)
The Case of the Rising Star(1989)
The Search for Cindy Austin(1989)
The Case of the Disappearing Deejay(1989)
The Puzzle at Pineview School(1989)
The Girl Who Couldn’t Remember(1989)
The Ghost of Craven Cove(1989)
The Case of the Safecracker’s Secret(1990)
The Picture Perfect Mystery(1990)
The Silent Suspect(1990)
The Case of the Photo Finish(1990)
The Mystery at Magnolia Mansion(1990)
The Haunting of Horse Island(1990)
The Secret at Seven Rocks(1991)
A Secret in Time(1991)
The Mystery of the Missing Millionairess(1991)
The Secret in the Dark(1991)
The Stranger in the Shadows(1991)
The Mystery of the Jade Tiger(1991)
The Clue in the Antique Trunk(1992)
The Case of the Artful Crime(1992)
The Legend of Miner’s Creek(1992)
The Secret of the Tibetan Treasure(1992)
The Mystery of the Masked Rider(1992)
The Nutcracker Ballet Mystery(1992)
The Secret at Solaire(1993)
Crime in the Queen’s Court(1993)
The Secret Lost at Sea(1993)
The Search for the Silver Persian(1993)
The Suspect in the Smoke(1993)
The Case of the Twin Teddy Bears(1993)
Mystery on the Menu(1994)
Trouble at Lake Tahoe(1994)
The Mystery of the Missing Mascot(1994)
The Case of the Floating Crime(1994)
The Fortune Teller’s Secret(1994)
The Message in the Haunted Mansion(1994)
The Clue on the Silver Screen(1995)
The Secret of the Scarlet Hand(1995)
The Teen Model Mystery(1995)
The Riddle in the Rare Book(1995)
The Case of the Dangerous Solution(1995)
The Treasure in the Royal Tower(1995)
The Baby-Sitter Burglaries(1996)
The Sign of the Falcon(1996)
The Hidden Inheritance(1996)
The Fox Hunt Mystery(1996)
The Mystery at the Crystal Palace(1996)
The Secret of the Forgotten Cave(1996)
The Riddle of the Ruby Gazelle(1997)
The Wedding Day Mystery(1997)
In Search of the Black Rose(1997)
The Legend of the Lost Gold(1997)
The Secret of Candlelight Inn(1997)
The Door-to-Door Deception(1997)
The Wild Cat Crime(1998)
The Case of Capital Intrigue(1998)
Mystery on Maui(1998)
The E-Mail Mystery(1998)
The Missing Horse Mystery(1998)
The Ghost of the Lantern Lady(1998)
The Case of the Captured Queen(1999)
On the Trail of Trouble(1999)
The Clue of the Gold Doubloons(1999)
Mystery at Moorsea Manor(1999)
The Chocolate-Covered Contest(1999)
The Key in the Satin Pocket(2000)
Whispers in the Fog(2000)
The Legend of the Emerald Lady(2000)
The Mystery in Tornado Alley(2000)
The Secret in the Stars(2000)
The Music Festival Mystery(2000)
The Curse of the Black Cat(2001)
The Secret of the Fiery Chamber(2001)
The Clue on the Crystal Dove(2001)
Lost in the Everglades(2001)
The Case of the Lost Song(2001)
The Clues Challenge(2001)
The Mystery of the Mother Wolf(2002)
The Crime Lab Case(2002)
The Case of the Creative Crime(2002)
Mystery by Moonlight(2002)
The Bike Tour Mystery(2002)
The Mistletoe Mystery(2002)
No Strings Attached(2003)
Intrigue at the Grand Opera(2003)
The Riding Club Crime(2003)
Danger on the Great Lakes(2003)
A Taste of Danger(2003)
Werewolf in a Winter Wonderland(2003)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Files Books

Secrets Can Kill(1986)
Deadly Intent(1986)
Murder On Ice(1986)
Smile and Say Murder(1986)
Hit and Run Holiday(1986)
White Water Terror(1986)
Buried Secrets(1987)
Heart of Danger(1987)
Fatal Ransom(1987)
Wings of Fear(1987)
This Side of Evil(1987)
Trial by Fire(1987)
Never Say Die(1987)
Stay Tuned for Danger(1987)
Circle of Evil(1987)
Deadly Doubles(1987)
Two Points To Murder(1987)
False Moves(1987)
Recipe for Murder(1988)
Fatal Attraction(1988)
Sinister Paradise(1988)
Till Death Do Us Part(1988)
Rich and Dangerous(1988)
Playing with Fire(1988)
Most Likely to Die(1988)
The Black Widow(1988)
Pure Poison(1988)
Death by Design(1988)
Sisters in Crime(1988)
Very Deadly Yours(1988)
Danger in Disguise(1989)
Vanishing Act(1989)
Bad Medicine(1989)
Over the Edge(1989)
Last Dance(1989)
The Final Scene(1989)
The Suspect Next Door(1989)
Shadow of a Doubt(1989)
Something to Hide(1989)
The Wrong Chemistry(1989)
False Impressions(1989)
Trouble in Tahiti(1989)
High Marks for Malice(1989)
Scent of Danger(1990)
Win, Place or Die(1990)
Flirting with Danger(1990)
Date With Deception(1990)
Deep Secrets(1990)
A Model Crime(1990)
Danger For Hire(1990)
Trail of Lies(1990)
Cold As Ice(1990)
Out of Bounds(1990)
Portrait in Crime(1990)
Hot Pursuit(1991)
High Risk(1991)
Poison Pen(1991)
Sweet Revenge(1991)
Easy Marks(1991)
Mixed Signals(1991)
Wrong Track(1991)
Final Notes(1991)
Tall, Dark and Deadly(1991)
Don’t Look Twice(1991)
Make No Mistake(1991)
Into Thin Air(1991)
Running Scared(1992)
Cutting Edge(1992)
Hot Tracks(1992)
Swiss Secrets(1992)
Rendezvous in Rome(1992)
Greek Odyssey(1992)
A Talent For Murder(1992)
The Perfect Plot(1992)
Nobody’s Business(1992)
Danger on Parade(1992)
Update on Crime(1992)
Dangerous Relations(1993)
Diamond Deceit(1993)
Choosing Sides(1993)
Sea of Suspicion(1993)
Let’s Talk Terror(1993)
Moving Target(1993)
False Pretenses(1993)
Designs in Crime(1993)
No Laughing Matter(1993)
Power of Suggestion(1993)
Making Waves(1993)
An Instinct for Trouble(1994)
The Runaway Bride(1994)
Squeeze Play(1994)
Island of Secrets(1994)
The Cheating Heart(1994)
Dance Till You Die(1994)
The Picture of Guilt(1994)
Counterfeit Christmas(1994)
If Looks Could Kill(1994)
My Deadly Valentine(1994)
Hotline to Danger(1994)
Illusions of Evil(1994)
Love Notes(1995)
Hidden Meanings(1995)
The Stolen Kiss(1995)
For Love or Money(1995)
Heart of Ice(1995)
Kiss and Tell(1995)
Stolen Affections(1995)
Flying Too High(1995)
Anything for Love(1995)
Captive Heart(1995)
Rehearsing for Romance(1996)
Running Into Trouble(1996)
Under His Spell(1996)
Skipping a Beat(1996)
Wicked Ways(1996)
Betrayed by Love(1996)
Against the Rules(1997)
Dangerous Loves(1997)
Natural Enemies(1997)
Strange Memories(1997)
Wicked for the Weekend(1997)
Crime at the Chat Café(1997)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys: Super Mystery Books

Double Crossing(1988)
A Crime for Christmas(1988)
Dangerous Games(1989)
Shock Waves(1989)
The Last Resort(1989)
The Paris Connection(1990)
Buried in Time(1990)
Mystery Train(1990)
Best of Enemies(1991)
High Survival(1991)
New Year’s Evil(1991)
Tour of Danger(1992)
Spies and Lies(1992)
Tropic of Fear(1992)
Courting Disaster(1993)
Hits and Misses(1993)
Evil in Amsterdam(1993)
Desperate Measures(1994)
Passport to Danger(1994)
Danger Down Under(1994)
Hollywood Horror(1994)
Copper Canyon Conspiracy(1994)
Dead on Arrival(1995)
Target for Terror(1995)
Secrets of the Nile(1995)
A Question of Guilt(1996)
Islands of Intrigue(1996)
Murder on the Fourth of July(1996)
High Stakes(1996)
Nightmare in New Orleans(1997)
Royal Revenge(1997)
Out of Control(1997)
Exhibition of Evil(1997)
At All Costs(1997)
Process of Elimination(1998)
Operation Titanic(1998)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys Super Mystery (II) Books

By: Carolyn Keene, Franklin W. Dixon

Terror on Tour(2007)
Danger Overseas(2008)
Club Dread(2009)
Gold Medal Murder(2010)
Bonfire Masquerade(2011)
Stage Fright(2012)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew on Campus Books

New Lives, New Loves(1995)
On Her Own(1995)
Don’t Look Back(1995)
Tell Me the Truth(1995)
Secret Rules(1996)
It’s Your Move(1996)
False Friends(1996)
Getting Closer(1996)
Broken Promises(1996)
Party Weekend(1996)
In the Name of Love(1996)
Just the Two of Us(1996)
Campus Exposures(1996)
Hard to Get(1996)
Loving and Losing(1996)
Going Home(1996)
New Beginnings(1997)
Keeping Secrets(1997)
Love On-Line(1997)
Jealous Feelings(1997)
Love and Betrayal(1997)
In and Out of Love(1997)
Otherwise Engaged(1997)
In the Spotlight(1997)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Books

Without a Trace(2004)
A Race Against Time(2004)
False Notes(2004)
High Risk(2004)
Lights, Camera…(2004)
The Stolen Relic(2004)
The Scarlet Macaw Scandal(2004)
Stop the Clock(2005)
Secret of the Spa(2005)
Uncivil Acts(2005)
Riverboat Ruse(2005)
Trade Wind Danger(2005)
Bad Times, Big Crimes(2005)
Dangerous Plays(2006)
En Garde(2006)
Pit of Vipers(2006)
The Orchid Thief(2006)
Getting Burned(2006)
Close Encounters(2006)
Dressed to Steal(2007)
Troubled Waters(2007)
Murder on the Set(2007)
Trails of Treachery(2007)
Fishing for Clues(2007)
Mardi Gras Masquerade(2008)
The Stolen Bones(2008)
Identity Revealed(2009)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Super Mystery Books

Where’s Nancy?(2005)
Once Upon a Crime(2006)
Real Fake(2007)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Books

Sleepover Sleuths(2006)
Scream for Ice Cream(2006)
Pony Problems(2006)
The Cinderella Ballet Mystery(2006)
Case of the Sneaky Snowman(2006)
The Fashion Disaster(2007)
The Circus Scare(2007)
Lights, Camera . . . Cats!(2007)
The Halloween Hoax(2007)
Ticket Trouble(2007)
Ski School Sneak(2007)
Valentine’s Day Secret(2007)
The Zoo Crew(2008)
Mall Madness(2008)
Thanksgiving Thief(2008)
Wedding Day Disaster(2008)
Earth Day Escapade(2009)
April Fool’s Day(2009)
Treasure Trouble(2009)
Double Take(2009)
Unicorn Uproar(2009)
Babysitting Bandit(2009)
Princess Mix-up Mystery(2009)
Buggy Breakout(2010)
Camp Creepy(2010)
Cat Burglar Caper(2010)
Time Thief(2011)
Designed for Disaster(2011)
Dance Off(2011)
The Make-a-Pet Mystery(2012)
Cape Mermaid Mystery(2012)
The Pumpkin Patch Puzzle(2012)
Cupcake Chaos(2013)
Cooking Camp Disaster(2013)
The Secret of the Scarecrow(2013)
The Flower Show Fiasco(2014)
A Musical Mess(2014)
Museum Mayhem(2014)
Butterfly Blues(2015)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Notebooks Books

The Slumber Party Secret(1994)
The Lost Locket(1994)
The Secret Santa(1994)
Bad Day for Ballet(1995)
The Soccer Shoe Clue(1995)
The Ice Cream Scoop(1995)
Trouble at Camp Treehouse(1995)
The Best Detective(1995)
The Thanksgiving Surprise(1995)
Not Nice on Ice(1996)
The Pen Pal Puzzle(1996)
The Puppy Problem(1996)
The Wedding Gift Goof(1996)
The Funny Face Fight(1996)
The Crazy Key Clue(1996)
The Ski Slope Mystery(1997)
Whose Pet Is Best?(1997)
The Stolen Unicorn(1997)
The Lemonade Raid(1997)
Hannah’s Secret(1997)
Princess on Parade(1997)
The Clue in the Glue(1998)
Alien in the Classroom(1998)
The Hidden Treasures(1998)
Dare at the Fair(1998)
The Lucky Horseshoes(1998)
Trouble Takes the Cake(1998)
Thrill on the Hill(1998)
Lights! Camera! Clues!(1999)
It’s No Joke!(1999)
The Fine-Feathered Mystery(1999)
The Black Velvet Mystery(1999)
The Gumdrop Ghost(1999)
Trash or Treasure?(2000)
Third-Grade Reporter(2000)
The Make-Believe Mystery(2000)
Dude Ranch Detective(2000)
Candy Is Dandy(2000)
The Chinese New Year Mystery(2000)
Dinosaur Alert!(2001)
Flower Power(2001)
Circus Act(2001)
The Walkie Talkie Mystery(2001)
The Purple Fingerprint(2001)
The Dashing Dog Mystery(2001)
The Snow Queen’s Surprise(2002)
The Crook Who Took the Book(2002)
The Crazy Carnival Case(2002)
The Sand Castle Mystery(2002)
The Scarytales Sleepover(2002)
The Old-Fashioned Mystery(2002)
Big Worry In Wonderland(2003)
Recipe for Trouble(2003)
The Stinky Cheese Surprise(2003)
The Day Camp Disaster(2003)
Turkey Trouble(2003)
The Carousel Mystery(2003)
The Dollhouse Mystery(2004)
The Bike Race Mystery(2004)
The Lighthouse Mystery(2004)
Space Case(2004)
The Secret in the Spooky Woods(2004)
The Snowman Surprise(2004)
The Bunny-Hop Hoax(2005)
Strike-Out Scare(2005)
Zoo Clue(2005)
The Singing Suspects(2005)
The Apple Bandit(2005)
The Kitten Caper(2005)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Eco Mystery Books

Green-Eyed Monster(2009)
Green with Envy(2010)
Seeing Green(2010)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Identity Mystery Books

Secret Identity(2008)
Identity Theft(2009)
Identity Revealed(2009)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Malibu Mayhem Books

California Schemin’(2011)
Mystery at Malachite Mansion(2011)
Stalk, Don’t Run(2012)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Perfect Mystery Books

Pageant Perfect Crime(2008)
Perfect Cover(2008)
The Perfect Escape(2008)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew: Girl Mystery Sabotage Mystery Books

Secret Sabotage(2010)
Serial Sabotage(2010)
Sabotage Surrender(2011)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Diaries Books

Curse of the Arctic Star(2013)
Strangers on a Train(2013)
Mystery of the Midnight Rider(2013)
Once Upon a Thriller(2013)
Sabotage at Willow Woods(2014)
Secret at Mystic Lake(2014)
The Phantom of Nantucket(2014)
The Magician’s Secret(2015)
The Clue at Black Creek Farm(2015)
A Script for Danger(2015)
The Red Slippers(2015)
The Sign in the Smoke(2016)
The Ghost of Grey Fox Inn(2016)
Riverboat Roulette(2017)
The Professor and the Puzzle(2017)
The Haunting on Heliotrope Lane(2018)
Famous Mistakes(2018)
A Nancy Drew Christmas(2018)
The Stolen Show(2019)
Hidden Pictures(2020)
The Vanishing Statue(2020)
Danger at the Iron Dragon(2021)
A Capitol Crime(2021)
The Blue Lady of Coffin Hall(2022)
Captain Stone’s Revenge(2023)
What Disappears in Vegas…(2024)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Clue Chapter Books

Pool Party Puzzler(2015)
Last Lemonade Standing(2015)
A Star Witness(2015)
Big Top Flop(2016)
Movie Madness(2016)
Pets on Parade(2016)
Candy Kingdom Chaos(2017)
World Record Mystery(2017)
Springtime Crime(2018)
Boo Crew(2018)
The Tortoise and the Scare(2019)
Turkey Trot Plot(2019)
Puppy Love Prank(2020)
The Big Island Burglary(2020)
The Great Goat Gaffe(2021)
Duck Derby Debacle(2021)
Recipe Ruckus(2022)
Bird Bonanza(2023)

Publication Order of Nancy Drew Graphic Novels

The Demon of River Heights(2005)
Writ in Stone(2005)
The Haunted Dollhouse(2005)
The Girl Who Wasn’t There(2006)
The Fake Heir(2006)
Mr. Cheeters Is Missing(2006)
The Charmed Bracelet(2006)
Global Warning(2007)
Ghost in the Machinery(2007)
The Disoriented Express(2007)
Monkey-Wrench Blues(2007)
Dress Reversal(2008)
Doggone Town(2008)
Sleight of Dan(2008)
Tiger Counter(2008)
What Goes Up…(2009)
Night of the Living Chatchke(2009)
City under the Basement(2009)
High School Musical Mystery(2010)
High School Musical Mystery II(2010)

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