The Clue of the Broken Locket by Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Broken Locket

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #11

Carolyn Keene

178 pages first pub 1934 (editions)

fiction childrens mystery young adult lighthearted mysterious medium-paced


Another vacation turns into a riddle for Nancy to solve while she visits a lakeside holiday area. Cecily Curtis seeks the girl sleuth’s help in solving two mysteries. One concerns her fiancé, a popular singer who believes his record company is che...

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mysterious 83%
adventurous 77%
lighthearted 44%
tense 22%
challenging 5%
funny 5%


medium 47%
fast 35%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 76% | A mix: 23%

Strong character development?

No: 78% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | No: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 92% | N/A: 7%

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