Lois Duncan

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
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Setting: Various
Genre: Young Adult, Juvenile, Fiction
Pseudonym: Lois Kerry

Lois Duncan grew up in Sarasota, Florida, the daughter of internationally known magazine photographers, Joseph and Lois Steinmetz. Duncan has a B.A. from the University of New Mexico. Duncan taught journalism for more than ten years at the University of New Mexico. Duncan has authored 48 books, ranging from children's picture books to adult novels. She is best known for her young adult suspense novels.

I Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois DuncanWho Killed My Daughter by Lois DuncanTrapped by Lois DuncanHotel for Dogs by Lois DuncanNews for Dogs by Lois Duncan

Book List


Gallows Hill (1997)
Don't Look Behind You (1989)
Twisted Window (1987)
Locked in Time (1985)
Third Eye (1984)
Stranger with my Face (1981)
Daughters of Eve (1979)
Killing Mr. Griffin (1978
Summer of Fear (1976)
Down a Dark Hall (1974)
When the Bough Breaks – adult novel (1974)
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1973)
Gift of Magic (197l)
Peggy – historical novel about Peggy Shippen (1970)
They Never Came Home (1968)
Ransom (1966)
Point of Violence – adult novel (1966)
Season of the Two-Heart- (1965)
Game of Danger (1962)
Middle Sister (1960)
Promise for Joyce (written under the pen name “Lois Kerry”) (1958)
Debutante Hill -- (1957)
Love Song for Joyce (written under the pen name “Lois Kerry”) (1957)

Seasons of the Heart (2007)


Movie for Dogs (2010)
News for Dogs (2009)
Song of the Circus (2002)

I walk at Night (2000)
Longest Hair in the World (1999)
Magic of Spider Woman (1996)
Circus Comes Home with photos by Lois Duncan’s father, Joseph Steinmetz (1993)
Birthday Moon (1989)
Songs from Dreamland – with musical CD, vocals by Lois Duncan’s daughter, Robin Arquette Burkin (1988)
Wonder Kid Meets The Evil Lunch Snatcher (1988)
Horses of Dreamland (1985)
From Spring to Spring (1983)
Terrible Tales Of Happy Days School (1983)

Hotel for Dogs (1971)
Giving Away Suzanne (1962)
Silly Mother (1962)
Littlest One in the Family (1959)

On The Edge edited by Lois Duncan (2000)
Trapped! edited by Lois Duncan (1998)
Night Terrors edited by Lois Duncan (1996)

Psychic Connections (1995)
Who Killed My Daughter? (1992)
Chapters: My Growth as a Writer (1982)
How to Write and Sell Your Personal Experiences (1979)
Major Andre, Brave Enemy (1969)

See Lois Duncan books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: Children's Fiction.

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