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A poet since age two, she now pens historical and young adult fiction.

Joan Lowery Nixon (1927—2003) was an American journalist and author, specializing in historical fiction and mystery books for children and young adults. Some of her popular books include The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore, the Orphan Train Adventures series, and The Other Side of Dark, the last of which was adapted into a television movie entitled Awake to Danger (1995). Nixon won four Edgar Allan Poe Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, and had five additional nominations. She died in 2003 of pancreatic cancer.

Caught in the Act
A Family Apart
Keeping Secrets
Land of Hope
Land of Promise
Lucy's Wish
Ellis Island: Three Novels
In The Face of Danger
Land of Dreams
Circle of Love
A Dangerous Promise
A Place to Belong
The Name of the Game Was Murder
Whispers from the Dead
Shadowmaker

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Title: The Weekend Was Murder, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The Haunting, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Will's Story: 1771 (Colonial Williamsburg: Young Americans Series), Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The Valentine Mystery, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Land of Promise, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Whispers from the Dead, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Gus & Gertie & the Lucky Charms, Author: Diane deGroat
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Title: Ann's Story: 1747 (Colonial Williamsburg: Young Americans Series), Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: You Bet Your Britches, Claude, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Gus and Gertie and the Missing Pearl, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Land of Dreams, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The House on Hackman's Hill, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The Statue Walks at Night, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
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Title: The Weekend Was Murder!, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Ghost Town: Seven Ghostly Stories, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The Ghosts of Now, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Maggie, Too, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The Horror, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: Secret, Silent Screams, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Title: The Boy Who Could Find Anything, Author: Joan Lowery Nixon

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