Carolyn Keene is the pseudonym of the writers of the Nancy Drew and The Dana Girls mystery book series. The name "Carolyn Keene" is the invention of Edward Stratemeyer and the Stratemeyer Syndicate, which was known for packaging books for children. Ghost writer Mildred Wirt Benson was the first and primary writer of the Nancy Drew books before additional authors, including Edward Stratemeyer's daughter Harriet Adams, took over the mantle. The classic Nancy Drew series includes 78 books and the first, The Secret of the Old Clock, continues to be the most popular book. "Carolyn Keene" is also credited as writer to Nancy Drew spin-off book series River Heights and the Nancy Drew Notebooks.
Best of Enemies (Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys Super Mystery Series #9)by Carolyn Keene, Franklin W. Dixon, Anne Greenberg (Editor), Ann Greenberg (Editor)
America's hottest teen detectives team up to bring an American superspy to safety. When the Berlin Wall comes down, a major American agent wants to come home. Meanwhile an Elvis fan in Memphis becomes a prime suspect in a murder. Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys rendezvous to tie the two cases together in a stunning revelation.
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The Berlin Wall has come tumbling down, and a major American agent--code-named the Swallow--wants to come home. On a top-secret mission for the Network, THE HARDY BOYS head to Memphis, where a mystery man named Pritchitt has promised to turn the agent over for a price. But a ruthless German spymaster, known only as Klaus, has vowed to beat Frank and Joe to the punch--and shoot the Swallow right out of the sky.
NANCY DREW comes to the aid of Beau Davis, a guy with a bad case of the Memphis blues. Accused of stealing a guitar once belonging to Elvis, he is now the prime suspect in a more ominous matter--the murder of Pritchitt! In a case as twisty and treacherous as a Mississippi River current, Frank and Joe and Nancy are headed for a stunning rendezvous and reveition...
I thought that this book was SOOO good! I was hooked from the beginning of this book. Every time I turned a page,something new and exciting was happening! I read the whole book in only two hours! I really enjoyed the ending! It was full of action and suspence! I think that Nancy and Frank should totally date! Any way,I thought this was an incredible book!