Lois Duncan is an American novelist of young adult suspense, mystery novels and children’s books. She has written over 300 magazine articles for magazines such as Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping and Ladies’ Home Journal. Her novel I Know What You Did Last Summer was adapted into a film in 1997, although she was not pleased with the comedic spin taken on the film. Lois’ youngest daughter, Kaitlyn Arquette, was murdered, which Lois wrote about in her 1992 non-fiction book Who Killed My Daughter?. The murder remains unsolved.

Lois Duncan became a published author in 1958 with the book Debutante Hill. She is a prolific author, still publishing books into the 2010’s. Below is a list of Lois Duncan’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Debutante Hill(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Song for Joyce(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Promise for Joyce(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Gift of Magic(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Game of Danger(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Middle Sister(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Season of the Two-Heart(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Five Were Missing(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Point of Violence(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
They Never Came Home(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peggy(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hotel For Dogs(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Bough Breaks(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Know What You Did Last Summer(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Down a Dark Hall(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer of Fear(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killing Mr. Griffin(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daughters of Eve(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stranger with My Face(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Third Eye(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Locked in Time(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twisted Window(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Don't Look Behind You(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gallows Hill(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
News For Dogs(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Movie For Dogs(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


From Spring to Spring: Poems and Photographs(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Terrible Tales of the Happy Days School(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Songs From Dreamland(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seasons of the Heart(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


The Littlest One in the Family(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silly Mother(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Giving Away Suzanne(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Horses of Dreamland(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Birthday Moon(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magic of Spider Woman(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Longest Hair in the World(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Walk at Night(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Song of the Circus(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Children’s Books


Wonder Kid Meets the Evil Lunch Snatcher(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


How to Write and Sell Your Personal Experiences(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who Killed My Daughter?(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chapters: My Growth as a Writer(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Circus Comes Home(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Psychic Connections(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: Love Song for Joyce and A Promise for Joyce were written under the pen name of Lois Kerry.

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