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Mildred A. Wirt (1905–2002)

Author of Behind the Green Door

Includes the names: Mildred A. Wirt, Mildred Augustine Wirt
Also includes: Joan Clark (1), Dorothy West (3)

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Mildred Wirt Benson's works were published under a number of pseudonyms including Frank Bell, Mildred Benson, Joan Clark, Julia K. Duncan, Alice B. Emerson, Frances K. Judd, Carolyn Keene, Don Palmer, Helen Louise Thorndyke, Dorothy West, Ann Wirt as well as her own name. She was one of a number of authors who wrote under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. Please do not combine the two.

Behind the Green Door 40 copies, 1 review
Tale of the Witch Doll 28 copies, 3 reviews
Penny Nichols Finds a Clue 26 copies, 1 review
Clue of the Silken Ladder 25 copies, 1 review
Danger at the Drawbridge 25 copies, 3 reviews
The Vanishing Houseboat 24 copies, 2 reviews
Ghost beyond the Gate 22 copies, 1 review
The Clock Strikes Thirteen 21 copies, 1 review
The Wishing Well 20 copies, 1 review
The Secret Pact 19 copies, 1 review
Penny Nichols and the Black Imp 19 copies, 2 reviews
Voice from the Cave 18 copies, 1 review
Swamp Island 16 copies
Saboteurs on the River 15 copies, 1 review
Guilt of the Brass Thieves 14 copies, 1 review
Ghost Gables 14 copies
Signal in the Dark 12 copies, 1 review
Hoofbeats on the Turnpike 12 copies, 1 review
The Painted Shield 10 copies, 1 review
Pirate Brig 5 copies
Sky Racers 4 copies
Linda 1 copy
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In addition to being a journalist and writing her own stories, she was also one of a number of hired ghostwriters for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. She wrote from outlines provided by the Syndicate under a number of pseudonyms, most notably for some of the early Nancy Drew volumes under the name Carolyn Keene.
Asa Wirt (first husband)
George Benson (second husband)
Disambiguation notice
Mildred Wirt Benson's works were published under a number of pseudonyms including Frank Bell, Mildred Benson, Joan Clark, Julia K. Duncan, Alice B. Emerson, Frances K. Judd, Carolyn Keene, Don Palmer, Helen Louise Thorndyke, Dorothy West, Ann Wirt as well as her own name. She was one of a number of authors who wrote under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. Please do not combine the two.

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