Book List in Order: 39 titles


  • A Killer Weaves a Deadly Blend of Betrayal and Revenge that Threatens Chloe's Work ... and Her LifeWhen offered a rare opportunity to help develop a fledgling historic site dedicated to Finnish American history and heritage, curator Chloe Ellefson jo...



  • Chloe has a devil of a time unraveling the mysteries of Norway's fiddle and dance traditions After her mother's unexpected death, curator Chloe Ellefson discovers hidden antiques that hint at family secrets. Determined to find answers, Chl...



  • Greed, Uncertainty, and Death Get Tangled in the Mystery of a Rare Piece of Belgian Lace Curator Chloe Ellefson needs distraction from the unsettling family secret she's just learned. It doesn't help that her boyfriend, Roelke McKenna, has been tr...



  • Digging Up Secrets Uncovers a Legacy of Peril Chloe Ellefson is excited to be learning about Wisconsin's Cornish immigrants and mining history while on temporary assignment at Pendarvis, a historic site in charming Mineral Point. But when her b...



  • “My name is Felicity Merriman,” says a girl your age. Instead of shorts or jeans, she’s wearing a long blue gown. “Have you just arrived in the city?” She must be one of the junior interpreters, you think. She’s really good, like an actor...



  • “My name is Felicity Merriman,” says a girl your age. Instead of shorts or jeans, she’s wearing a long blue gown. “Have you just arrived in the city?” She must be one of the junior interpreters, you think. She’s really good, like an actor...



  • Curator Chloe Ellefson is happily planning to spotlight home-front challenges and German immigrants at Old World Wisconsin’s first Civil War reenactment, but her overbearing boss scorns her ideas and proposes staging a mock battle instead. And when...



  • Chloe Ellefson and her sister, Kari, have long dreamed of visiting each historic site dedicated to Laura Ingalls Wilder. When Chloe takes custody of a quilt once owned by the beloved author, the sisters set out on the trip of a lifetime, hoping to pr...



  • The War of 1812 is still raging when Caroline goes to visit her cousin Lydia and Uncle Aaron's farm deep in the woods. While there, she finds evidence that someone is smuggling precious supplies to the British. She can't believe anyone would help the...







  • Curator and occasional sleuth Chloe Ellefson is off to Minneapolis to help her friend Ariel with a monumental task. Ariel must write a proposal for a controversial and expensive restoration project: convert an abandoned flour mill, currently used as ...



  • Caroline Abbott loves sailing on Lake Ontario with her father, a master shipbuilder. But when the War of 1812 breaks out, Caroline's father is taken prisoner, and everything changes. When Sackets Harbor is under attack, Caroline makes an exceptional ...



  • What if you suddenly found yourself in Caroline's world, right in the middle of the War of 1812? How would it feel to know your home is under attack--and how would you stay strong during such a scary time? Join Caroline on adventures where the two of...



  • Everyone has been anxiously waiting for the supply boat, but just as it's finally coming into view, Caroline realizes the ship is at risk. What can she do make sure the supplies arrive safely? Then, while helping on her uncle's farm, Caroline bravely...



  • Dark Secrets Hidden in Norwegian Traditions For curator Chloe Ellefson, a family bonding trip to Decorah, Iowa, for rosemaling classes seems like a great idea -- until the drive begins. Chloe’s cop friend Roelke takes her mother’s talk of roma...



  • When Caroline learns that British spies may be lurking in Sackets Harbor, she is worried. Then, a long lost friend of Papa's shows up in town. Papa is delighted to give him a job at Abbott's Shipyard, but soon, strange things start going wrong. Carol...



  • An island’s history holds clues to a modern murder Solitude at last! Museum curator Chloe Ellefson jumps at the chance to spend time on Wisconsin’s Rock Island, a state park with no electricity or roads. Hired as a consultant for a project to...



  • While Caroline is out fishing one spring day, she sees a British warship about to capture an American boat. With only an instant to decide what to do, Caroline takes a daring risk to try to save the day. She's been trying to be brave, like she promis...



  • Caroline's father has just returned when they receive frightening news--British warships are sailing to attack Sackets Harbor. Every grown man, including Papa, has been called to defend the village. Mama and Caroline are left alone to guard Abbott's ...



  • Caroline and her mother make a dangerous journey across Lake Ontario to the British fort where Papa is being held prisoner. When Mama isn't allowed to see Papa, it's up to Caroline to pass a secret message to him--right under the nose of a British gu...







  • A letter arrives for Caroline, asking her to come help her uncle Aaron and cousin Lydia on their new farm for the summer. Although Caroline is reluctant to leave her family, she's eager to lend a hand. So when she suspects that a thief has been steal...



  • Caroline Abbott is doing what she loves most--sailing on Lake Ontario with Papa--when her world turns upside down. A British officer boards their sloop, announces that Britain and America are once again at war, and takes her father prisoner. As Papa ...



  • Caroline imagined it would be great fun to have two girls staying at her house for the winter. But her friend Rhonda and her cousin Lydia seem to have more in common with each other than they do with Caroline. Worse, they'd rather stay inside styling...



  • Dying for a Legendary Diamond? As collections curator for Old World Wisconsin, Chloe Ellefson delights in losing herself in antiques and folk traditions -- and forgetting her messy love life. But her peace is destroyed when her ex-boyfriend unexpe...



  • Hoping to leave behind her heartbreaking past, Chloe Ellefson makes a fresh start as the new collections curator at Old World Wisconsin. This outdoor ethnic museum charms visitors with authentic historical artifacts and costumed employees who churn b...



  • Chigger O'Malley, of Williamsport, Maryland, is happy when rains and floodwater trap Robert E. Lee's army after its dismal retreat from the battlefield at Gettysburg. His father and three older brothers, all members of the Union army's famed Irish Br...



  • Molly still does her her patriotic duty to help America win World War Two, but in the spring of 1945 she's weary and troubled. Dad is home safe . . . but he seems different now. Her favorite Red Cross leader abruptly quits. Her archrival, Ronnie Vank...



  • Kirsten Larson has been living on the Minnesota frontier for only a few weeks when her neighbor and friend, Erik Sandahl, disappears. Erik had promised to help the Larsons at harvest time--and he owes Uncle Olav money. Has Erik run out on his promise...



  • Kit is visiting Aunt Millie in Mountain Hollow, Kentucky, in 1934. When a professor arrives to study Kentucky mountain traditions, Kit is thrilled to help with her research--until it becomes clear that somebody doesn't want "outsiders" nosing around....



  • When her father goes off to join the Yankee troops, fourteen-year-old Hannah fears her family will be torn apart by the Civil War. But nothing prepares her for her mother's sudden death. Hannah now finds herself responsible for keeping the young fami...







  • A year ago, Tanya Zeshonski was living in Wisconsin, interning at the public television station, and eating Polish food on the holidays. Then her mother divorced her father, reclaimed her maiden name of MacDonald, and moved to North Carolina to subme...



  • Josefina has heard tales and legends all her life: rumors of gold and silver buried in the hills, tales of a ghostly Weeping Woman who haunts the countryside. But she never imagined that such tales might be true--until one day a mysterious stranger a...



  • FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. All of her life, Josefina has heard the rumors about gold and silver buried in the hills, and tales of the ghostly Weeping Woman haunting the countryside. But she never imagines them to be true--until a mysterio...



  • Kit lands a summer job with her local newspaper. As she noses around the zoo gathering facts for a kid's column, Kit stumbles into some strange monkey business. Her reporter's instincts tell her that she's onto something worth investigating -- and sh...



  • It's 1775.  Elspeth Monro, newly come from Scotland, is just beginning to feel at home in North Carolina, with a new friend and a weaving apprenticeship she loves.  To Elspeth, the brewing Revolution feels very far away--until someone starts to thr...





  • It's 1867. Twelve-year-old Emma Henderson is mortified when Mother takes to wearing a Reform Dress -- hideous bloomers! Worse, Mother has accepted a newspaper job in wild, far-off Colorado Territory. But even Emma can't imagine just how badly things ...



  • In the early 1700s, twelve-year-old Suzette, an Ojibwa-French girl, hopes that her father will win the fur-trapping contest so that he can quit being a voyageur and stay with his family year-round, but when he is accused of stealing, Suzette must use...



  • The daring adventure of best friends Teresa Kretzer and Savilla Miller have earned the the title of "the bravest girls in Sharpsburg'--and the admiration of Teresa's shy younger sister, Bethie. But when the Civil War looms, the girls become political...



  • During the Civil War, a seventeen-year-old Union soldier must adjust to army life, with the additional complications peculiar to the region where the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers come together at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia...






Complete Series List in Order

American Girl: Caroline

Traitor in the Shipyard (Mar-2013)
1) Meet Caroline (Sep-2012)
2) Caroline's Secret Message (Sep-2012)
3) A Surprise For Caroline (Sep-2012)
4) Caroline Takes a Chance (Sep-2012)
5) Caroline's Battle (Sep-2012)
6) Changes for Caroline (Sep-2012)

A Caroline Mystery

Traitor in the Shipyard (Mar-2013)

A Chloe Ellefson Mystery

1) Old World Murder (Oct-2010)
2) The Heirloom Murders (Sep-2011)
3) The Lightkeeper's Legacy (Oct-2012)
4) Heritage of Darkness (Oct-2013)
5) Tradition of Deceit (Nov-2014)
6) Death on the Prairie (Oct-2015)
7) A Memory of Muskets (Oct-2016)
8) Mining for Justice (Oct-2017)
9) The Lacemaker's Secret (Oct-2018)
10) Fiddling with Fate (Sep-2019)

A Josefina Mystery

Secrets in the Hills (Mar-2006)

A Kirsten Mystery

The Runaway Friend (Mar-2008)

A Kit Mystery

Danger At The Zoo (Mar-2005)
Midnight in Lonesome Hollow (Feb-2007)

A Molly Mystery

Clues in the Shadows (Mar-2009)

Multi-Author Series List

The American Girls Collection

Whistler in the Dark (Mar-2002)
Betrayal at Cross Creek (Mar-2004)
Danger At The Zoo (Mar-2005)
Secrets in the Hills (Mar-2006)
Midnight in Lonesome Hollow (Feb-2007)
The Runaway Friend (Mar-2008)
Clues in the Shadows (Mar-2009)
A Surprise For Caroline (Sep-2012)
Caroline Takes a Chance (Sep-2012)
Caroline's Battle (Sep-2012)
Caroline's Secret Message (Sep-2012)
Changes for Caroline (Sep-2012)
Meet Caroline (Sep-2012)
New Historical Character Boxed Set with Game (Sep-2012)

American Girl History Mysteries

7) Trouble at Fort La Pointe (Sep-2000)
16) Whistler in the Dark (Mar-2002)
22) Betrayal at Cross Creek (Mar-2004)

American Girl Mysteries

Danger At The Zoo (Mar-2005)
Secrets in the Hills (Mar-2006)
Midnight in Lonesome Hollow (Feb-2007)
The Runaway Friend (Mar-2008)
Clues in the Shadows (Mar-2009)
Traitor in the Shipyard (Mar-2013)