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Stacey and the Stolen Hearts is the 33rd book in The Baby-Sitters Club Mystery series.

Back Cover Summary[]

Stacey's having a great time running the eighth-grade fund-raiser, selling secret "valentine-grams" to be delivered on Valentine's Day. But then the fun stops: Someone steals the bag of valentine-grams. And whoever has taken it is making its contents very, very public.

Who would do such a heartless thing?


Characters in this book[]

Stacey's Family

BSC Members





Places in this book[]

Pop Culture and Real-Life References[]

  • Shiloh, The Great Gilly Hopkins, A Chair for my Mother, Romeo and Juliet
  • Dolly Parton
  • Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • Columbo (tv show)
  • Swatches

Continuity and Inconsistencies[]



  • Stacey's outfit on the cover is described in chapter 15, but she saw those notes posted on the lockers earlier in the book.


  • Stacey automatically assumes it was Alan Gray who stole the valentine gram bag, and Pete tells her not to assume it's him. Later it's revealed it was Alan who stole it. If Stacey trusted her instinct the plot would be wrapped up quicker.
  • This is the first time we see Alan Gray's house.
  • Stacey says that Robert has been acting gloomy, which foreshadows his depression in Stacey's Ex-Boyfriend.
  • Claudia just got back from being held back in the 7th grade.
  • Kristy used to be jealous of her brothers bringing stuff home from school include homework.
  • Mathew Hobart develops a crush on Mary Anne.
  • Robert can identify different birds.
  • Pete has a crush on Emily Bernstein.
  • This is the first time Logan writes in the mystery notebook.
  • The BSC hosts a focus group.
  • Floral print is big at SMS according to Claudia.
  • Cary has an arrangement with the janitors to hang out in the basement.
  • Mrs. Hill's first name is said for the first time.
  • It's unknown who Alan was going to send his Valentine's Day gram to.
  • Robert is not a good liar.
Mystery Books
#1 Stacey and the Missing Ring | #2 Beware, Dawn! | #3 Mallory and the Ghost Cat | #4 Kristy and the Missing Child | #5 Mary Anne and the Secret in the Attic | #6 The Mystery at Claudia's House | #7 Dawn and the Disappearing Dogs | #8 Jessi and the Jewel Thieves | #9 Kristy and the Haunted Mansion | #10 Stacey and the Mystery Money | #11 Claudia and the Mystery at the Museum | #12 Dawn and the Surfer Ghost | #13 Mary Anne and the Library Mystery | #14 Stacey and the Mystery at the Mall | #15 Kristy and the Vampires | #16 Claudia and the Clue in the Photograph | #17 Dawn and the Halloween Mystery | #18 Stacey and the Mystery at the Empty House | #19 Kristy and the Missing Fortune | #20 Mary Anne and the Zoo Mystery | #21 Claudia and the Recipe for Danger | #22 Stacey and the Haunted Masquerade | #23 Abby and the Secret Society | #24 Mary Anne and the Silent Witness | #25 Kristy and the Middle School Vandal | #26 Dawn Schafer, Undercover Baby-sitter | #27 Claudia and the Lighthouse Ghost | #28 Abby and the Mystery Baby | #29 Stacey and the Fashion Victim | #30 Kristy and the Mystery Train | #31 Mary Anne and the Music Box Secret | #32 Claudia and the Mystery in the Painting | #33 Stacey and the Stolen Hearts | #34 Mary Anne and the Haunted Bookstore | #35 Abby and the Notorious Neighbor | #36 Kristy and the Cat Burglar
Super Mysteries
#1 Baby-sitters' Haunted House | #2 Baby-sitters Beware | #3 Baby-sitters' Fright Night | #4 Baby-sitters' Christmas Chiller
Other Series
Baby-Sitters Club | Super Special | Portrait Collection | Readers' Request | Baby-sitters Club: Friends Forever | California Diaries | Baby-Sitters Little Sister | The Kids in Ms. Colman's Class