The Hidden Staircase Mystery Books has updated its list of new hardcover mysteries with books scheduled for publication in October 2009. Please note that some titles may publish early (and may already be available) and some may be delayed, published at a later date.
Below we're listing those authors with returning series characters, new series characters, and non-series or stand-alone mysteries in separate sections. All titles are available on our October mystery books page. We're also using the "carousel" widget by Amazon.com to display a random selection of titles; refreshing this page will change the selection displayed.
• Authors with mysteries having returning series characters (in parentheses) this month:
Mark Arsenault (Billy Povich), Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain (Murder, She Wrote), Mark Billingham (Tom Thorne), JoAnna Carl (Chocoholic), Laura Childs (Scrapbooking), Michael Connelly (Harry Bosch), Patricia Cornwell (Kay Scarpetta), Deborah Crombie (Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James), James D. Doss (Charlie Moon), Kaitlyn Dunnett (Liss MacCrimmon), Monica Ferris (Needlecraft), Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swensen), Vince Flynn (Mitch Rapp), Kerry Greenwood (Corinna Chapman), Charlaine Harris (Harper Connelly), Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse), Libby Fischer Hellmann (Georgia Davis), Reginald Hill (Dalziel and Pascoe), Susan Hill (Simon Serrailler), Iris Johansen (Eve Duncan), Alex Kava (Maggie O'Dell), Jonathan Kellerman (Alex Delaware), Richard Marcinko and Jim DeFelice (Rogue Warrior), Peter May (Li Yan and Margaret Campbell), Cody McFadyen (Smoky Barrett), Ralph McInerny (Father Dowling), Patrick F. McManus (Bo Tully), Christopher G. Moore (Vincent Calvino), John Mortimer (Rumpole), Marcia Muller (Sharon McCone), Amy Myers (Peter and Georgia Marsh), Robert B. Parker (Spenser), Anne Perry (Christmas Novella), Piers Paul Read (Dan Roman), Ruth Rendell (Inspector Wexford), Laura Joh Rowland (Sano Ichiro), Aimee Thurlo and David Thurlo (Ella Clah), Peter Tremayne (Sister Fidelma), Peggy Webb (Southern Cousins), Elizabeth Zelvin (Bruce Kohler)
• Authors with mysteries introducing new series characters (in parentheses) this month:
Sarah Jane Stratford (Millennial)
• Authors with non-series or stand-alone mysteries this month:
Jeffrey Ashford, R. Scott Bakker, David Baldacci, Richard Belzer, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Rachel Brady, John Connolly, Charles Cumming, William Deverell, John Fenzel, Allan Folsom, Patricia Gussin, Gerald Hammond, Daniel Judson, Mike Knowles, Peter Mayle, Stuart Neville, Derek Nikitas, Peter Robinson, John Saul, Paul Sussman
For more information on any of these titles, please visit the New Mysteries page on our website. If you're interested in new paperbacks, visit The Mystery Bookshelf where you can discover a library of new mysteries, also updated with October 2009 releases.
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