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The Clue of the Black Flower (The Dana Girls Mystery Stories #18)

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Title:The Clue of the Black Flower (The Dana Girls Mystery Stories #18)
Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer  Writing under the pseudonym: Keene, Carolyn   
(5 of 22 for author by title)
The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (Nancy Drew Mystery #39)
The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (Nancy Drew Mystery #37)
Published:   1956
Publisher:Grosset & Dunlap
Tags:fiction, juvenile, mystery

"You will sell me the flower!" insists the strange man. Louise Dana is baffled as to why the man would value an artificial black orchid. Shortly after Jean and Louise arrive at summer camp, the orchid is stolen. The girls learn that not only does the orchid have a hidden value, but may provide a clue to a pair of twins who went missing years before in South America.

Through a series of amazing events, Jean and Louise learn what happened to the missing twins and discover the secret of the black orchid.--series-books.com. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:236 Info

Author Bio for Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer

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Harriet Stratemeyer Adams (December 12, 1892 – March 27, 1982) was an American juvenile book packager, children's novelist, and publisher who was responsible for some 200 books over her literary career. She wrote the plot outlines for many books in the Nancy Drew series, using characters invented by her father, Edward Stratemeyer. Adams also oversaw other ghostwriters who wrote for these and many other series as a part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and rewrote many of the novels to update them starting in the late 1950s.

With her sister, Edna, Adams took over control of the Stratemeyer Syndicate after her father Edward Stratemeyer's death in 1930. Edna ran the daily business operations, while Adams dealt with publishers and wrote; Edna became inactive when she married in 1942, and Adams took over the business. Adams is credited with keeping the Syndicate afloat through the Great Depression, and with revising the two most popular series, Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, in the 1950s and 1960s, removing stereotypes and streamlining plots and characters. She ran the Syndicate for 52 years.

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