Kay Tracey by Frances K Judd
The Kay Tracey series is a series of children’s mystery novels written under the house name of Frances K. Judd. The series was created by Harried Stratemeyer Adams and the Stratemeyer Syndicate. Kay Tracey is a 16 year-old amateur detective. She lives with her mother and cousin Bill in a town called Carmont, where she attends high school. She often has to contend with a jealous schoolmate by the name of Ethel Eaton.

Frances K. Judd began the Kay Tracey series in 1934 with the novel The Secret of the Red Scarf. The series lasted 18 novels, concluding in 1942 with the novel The Mysterious Neighbors. The first two books in the series were written by Elizabeth M. Duffield Ward; 3-12 & 14 were written by Mildred A. Wirt Benson; book 13 was written by Edna Camilla Stratemeyer Squier; finally, books 15-18 were written by Anna Perot Rose Wright. Below is a list of Frances K. Judd’s Kay Tracey books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Kay Tracey Books


The Secret of the Red Scarf(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Strange Echo(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of the Swaying Curtains(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shadow on the Door(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Six Fingered Glove Mystery(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Cameo Mystery(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beneath the Crimson Brier Bush(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret at the Windmill(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Message in the Sand Dunes(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murmuring Portrait(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Key Turned(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Sunken Garden(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Forbidden Tower(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sacred Feather(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lone Footprint(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Double Disguise(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mansion of Secrets(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mysterious Neighbors(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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