Steve and Sim Stories Series
A series of ten mystery novels by Wisconsin author August Derleth set in his native Sac Prairie.
Books in the Steve and Sim Stories series:
The Moon Tenders (1958)
Steve and Sim build a raft and set out down the Wisconsin in search of the Winnebago treasure.
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The Mill Creek Irregulars: Special Detectives (1959)
Steve and Sim look into the strange goings on at a neighboring farm and spend their first night in jail.
The Pinkertons Ride Again (1960)
When Steve and Sim overhear the plotting of two would-be train robbers, no one will believe them - so they take matters into their own hands.
The Ghost of Blackhawk Island (1963)
Steve and Sim are camping on an island in the Wisconsin Dells, when a ghost gets on their case.
The Tent Show Summer (1963)
When the tent show comes to Sac Prairie it brings trouble for Steve and Sim in its wake.
The Irregulars Strike Again (1964)
On a winter camping expedition the two boy detectives run into some skulduggery.
The House by the River (1965)
Steve and Sim head down the river and end up at Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien where they encounter some crooks and spend a night in jail.
The Watcher on the Heights (1966)
Steve and Sim are up against a man bent on murder in this adventure on the river.
The Prince Goes West (1968)
Steve and Sim are joined by Pete in rescuing a kidnapped middle-eastern prince, but the kidnappers are not going to quietly forego their prey.
The Three Straw Men (1970)
Something is not quite right at Folsom’s Fashion Center and Steve and Pete are determined to get to the bottom of it.