The Hidden Staircase Mystery Books has updated its list of new hardcover mysteries with books scheduled for publication in March 2011. 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 March new mystery books page (which will become the default home page for the site on March 1st).
• Authors with mysteries featuring returning series characters (in italics) this month:
Catherine Aird, C. D. Sloan (22nd) — Barbara Allan, Trash and Treasures (5th) — Stephen Anable, Mark Winslow (2nd) — David Armstrong, Frank Kavanagh (6th) — Kate Atkinson, Jackson Brodie (4th) — Jefferson Bass, Body Farm (6th) — Simon Beaufort, Geoffrey Mappestone (8th) — Cara Black, Aimee Leduc (11th) — Rhys Bowen, Mollie Murphy (10th) — C. J. Box, Joe Pickett (11th) — Chelsea Cain, Archie Sheridan (4th) — Laura Childs, Tea Shop (12th) — Harlan Coben, Myron Bolitar (10th) — Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis, Sniper (4th) — Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul, Oregon Files (8th) — Mary Daheim, Emma Lord (22nd) — Tim Davys, Mollisan Town Quartet (3rd) — Anna Dean, Miss Dido Kent (2nd) — David Dickinson, Lord Francis Powerscourt (10th) — Carola Dunn, Daisy Dalrymple (19th) — Martin Edwards, Short Story Anthology — Linda Fairstein, Alex Cooper (13th) — Jasper Fforde, Thursday Next (6th) — Joanne Fluke, Hannah Swensen (14th) — John Galligan, Fly Fishing (4th) — Lisa Gardner, D. D. Warren (3rd) — J. G. Goodhind, Honey Driver (7th) — Jason Goodwin, Yashim Togalu (4th) — Dolores Gordon-Smith, Jack Haldean (5th) — Heather Graham, Krewe of Hunters (2nd) — C. S. Harris, Sebastian St. Cyr (6th) — Charlaine Harris, Aurora Teagarden (2nd) — Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, Bill Slider (13th) — Tony Hays, Malgwyn ap Cuneglas (3rd) — Veronica Heley, Abbot Agency (4th) — Charlotte Hinger, Lottie Albright (2nd) — Jonathan Kellerman, Alex Delaware (26th) — Lou Manfredo, Joe Rizzo (2nd) — Henning Mankell, Kurt Wallander (10th) — Scott Mariani, Ben Hope (2nd) — Nancy Martin, Roxy Abruzzo (2nd) — Peter May, Enzo Macleod (5th) — Russel D. McLean, J. McNee (2nd) — Ian Morson, William Falconer (8th) — Walter Mosley, Leonid McGill (3rd) — A. Scott Pearson, Eli Branch (2nd) — T. Dawn Richard, May List (4th) — Michael Robertson, Reggie Heath (2nd) — Jeremy Robinson, Jack Sigler (3rd) — Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker, Gotham Central (4th) — Alexander McCall Smith, No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (12th) — Sally Spencer, Monika Paniatowski (3rd) — James Thompson, Kari Vaara (2nd) — Keith Thomson, Charlie and Drummond Clark — Maggie Toussaint, Cleopatra Jones (2nd) — Dan Wells, John Wayne Cleaver (3rd) — Laura Wilson, Ted Stratton (2nd) — Darryl Wimberley, Barrett Raines (5th).
• Authors with mysteries introducing characters (in italics) in a new series this month:
• Authors with non-series or stand-alone mysteries this month:
V. C. Andrews — Wayne Arthurson — Louis Bayard — Erin Brockovich and C. J. Lyons — Philip Carter — Lorna J. Cook — Charles Cumming — Peter T. Deutermann — David Duffy — Brian Freeman — Kristin Hannah — Cara Hoffman — Cynthia Holz — Kōtaro Isaka — Graham Joyce — Patricia J. MacDonald — Fern Michaels — Manuel Muñoz — Andrew Neiderman — Gerard O'Donovan — Ray O'Hanlon — James Patterson and Neil McMahon — Jodi Picoult — Landis Potter — Ian Rankin — Luís Miguel Rocha — James Rollins — Lori Roy — Mark Russinovich — Jenny Shank — Maris Soule — Larry D. Thompson — Simon Tolkien — John Vorhaus — Don Winslow.
For more information on any of these titles, please visit the March 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 March 2011 releases.
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