The Hidden Staircase Mystery Books has updated its list of new hardcover mysteries with books scheduled for publication in July 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 July new mystery books page, which will become the default home page for the site on July 1st.
• Authors with mysteries featuring returning series characters, (in italics) this month:
Hal Ackerman (Harry Stein, 2nd) — Susan Wittig Albert (Darling Dahlias, 2nd) — Donna Andrews (Meg Langslow, 13th) — Mark Billingham (Tom Thorne, 8th) — Benjamin Black (Quirke, 4th) — Axel Brand (Joe Sonntag, 2nd) — Alexander Campion (Capucine Le Tellier, 2nd) — Rebecca Cantrell (Hannah Vogel, 3rd) — Alys Clare (Hawkenlye, 13th) — Jodi Compton (Hailey Cain, 2nd) — Catherine Coulter (FBI Suspense, 15th) — Bill Crider (Sheriff Dan Rhodes, 18th) — Harry Dolan (David Loogan, 2nd) — Brendan DuBois (Lewis Cole, 7th) — Alice Duncan (Daisy Gumm Majesty, 5th) — Kate Ellis (Joe Plantagenet, 3rd) — Loren D. Estleman (Amos Walker, 21st) — Shamini Flint (Inspector Singh, 2nd) — Meg Gardiner (Jo Beckett, 4th) — Michael Genelin (Jana Matinova, 4th) — Tess Gerritsen (Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles, 9th) — Michael Harvey (Michael Kelly, 4th) — J. M. Hayes (Mad Dog and Englishman, 6th) — Tim Heald (Simon Bognor, 11th) — Suzette A. Hill (Francis Oughterard, 4th) — J. A. Jance (J. P. Beaumont, 20th) — Iris Johansen (Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn, 13th) — Thomas Kaufman (Willis Gidney, 2nd) — Alex Kava (Maggie O'Dell, 9th) — Julie Kramer (Riley Spartz, 4th) — Lynda La Plante (Anna Travis, 6th) — Victoria Laurie (Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye, 9th) — Mike Lawson (Joe DeMarco, 6th) — Eric Van Lustbader (Jason Bourne, 9th) — Vincent McCaffrey (Henry Sullivan, 2nd) — Leslie Meier (Lucy Stone, 17th) — Laurie Moore (Dainty Prescott, Debutante Detective, 2nd) — Perri O'Shaughnessy (Nina Reilly, 13th) — Randall Peffer (Cape Islands, 5th) — Frederick Ramsay (Ike Schwartz, 7th) — David Rosenfelt (Andy Carpenter, 9th) — Robert Rotenberg (Ari Greene, 2nd) — Rosemary Rowe (Libertus, 12th) — June Shaw (Cealie Gunther, 3rd) — Daniel Silva (Gabriel Allon, 11th) — Roz Southey (Charles Patterson, 5th) — Brad Thor (Scot Horvath, 10th) — Margaret Truman (Capital Crimes, 25th) — Michael Van Rooy (Monty Havikko, 2nd) — Patricia Wynn (Blue Satan and Mrs. Kean, 4th) — Anne Zouroudi (Hermes Diaktoros, Green Detective, 2nd).
• Authors with mysteries introducing characters, (in italics) in a new series this month:
Esri Allbritten ("Tripping Magazine") — Maureen Carter (Sarah Quinn) — Colin Cotterill (Jimm Juree) — Arne Dahl (Paul Hjelm) — Paul Harper (Marten Fane) — Beth McMullen (Sally Sin) — Bernadette Pajer (Benjamin Bradshaw) — Elizabeth Speller (Laurence Bartram) — Ronald Tierney (Vincent Gratelli).
• Authors with non-series or stand-alone mysteries this month:
Jeff Abbott — Megan Abbott — Akira Arai — J. G. Ballard — Robert Browne — Timothy Craig — Nina Darnton — Marjorie Eccles — Felix Francis — K. C. Frederick — Juan Gómez-Jurado — David S. Goyer and Michael Cassutt — Andrew Gross — Charlaine Harris — John Hart — Reginald Hill — Jennifer Hillier — Alan Hruska — Gregg Hurwitz — Glenn Kleier — Matthew Klein — Al Lamanda — Alice LaPlante — Will Lavender — Hillary Bell Locke — Holly Luhning — Margaret Mayhew — Paul McKellips — Boyd Morrison — Larry Len Peterson — Donald Ray Pollock — Peter Spiegelman — Jenny Stanton — Chevy Stevens — Dawn Tripp — Amanda Eyre Ward — Brian M. Wiprud — Richard Zimler.
For more information on any of these titles, please visit the July 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 mystery, suspense and thriller books, also updated with July 2011 releases.
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