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Mystery and detective stories

6,946 works / 3,523 ebooks Search for books with subject Mystery and detective stories.

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Publishing History

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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Carolyn Keene, 267 books
Gertrude Chandler Warner, 181 books
Franklin W. Dixon, 136 books
David A. Adler, 91 books
Ron Roy, 61 books
Joan Lowery Nixon, 61 books
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, 60 books
Laura Lee Hope, 49 books
Donald J. Sobol, 46 books
Mary Blount Christian, 37 books
E. W. Hildick, 35 books
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 33 books
James Preller, 33 books
Robert M. Quackenbush, 32 books
Levy, Elizabeth, 32 books
Robert Arthur, 31 books
Murray Shaw, 29 books
Sigmund Brouwer, 29 books
Scott Corbett, 27 books
Wendelin Van Draanen, 27 books
M. V. Carey, 25 books
William Arden, 25 books
Kathryn Kenny, 24 books
Enid Blyton, 23 books
Bruce Hale, 23 books


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