The Hidden Staircase Mystery Books has updated its list of new hardcover mysteries with books scheduled for publication in March 2012. 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:
Hal Ackerman (Harry Stein, 2nd) — Jane Adams (Naomi Blake, 7th) — Susan Wittig Albert (China Bayles, 20th) — Ted Bell (Alexander Hawke, 7th) — Cara Black (Aimée Leduc, 12th) — Rhys Bowen (Molly Murphy, 11th) — C. J. Box (Joe Pickett, 12th) — Laura Childs (Theodosia Browning, Tea Shop, 13th) — Jane K. Cleland (Josie Prescott, Antiques, 7th) — Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis (Sniper, 5th) — Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (Isaac Bell, 5th) — David Dickinson (Lord Francis Powerscourt, 11th) — Paul Doherty (Brother Athelstan, 11th) — Alex Dryden (Moscow Spy Thrillers, 3rd) — Kate Ellis (Wesley Peterson, 16th) — Mary Anna Evans (Faye Longchamp, 7th) — Kate Flora (Joe Burgess, 3rd) — Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swensen, 15th) — Christopher Fowler (Bryant and May, 9th) — Kerry Greenwood (Corinna Chapman, 6th) — Elizabeth Gunn (Sarah Burke, 4th) — Jane Haddam (Gregor Demarkian, 27th) — C. S. Harris (Aurora Teagarden, 5th) — Charlaine Harris (Sebastian St. Cyr, 7th) — Veronica Heley (Abbot Agency, 5th) — Victoria Houston (Paul "Doc" Osborne, Loon Lake, 12th) — Merry Jones (Harper Jennings, 2nd) — John J. Le Beau (Franz Waldbaer, 2nd) — Adrian Magson (Harry Tate, 3rd) — Lou Manfredo (Joe Rizzo, 3rd) — Scott Mariani (Ben Hope, 7th) — Keith McCarthy (Lance Elliot, 3rd) — Gerard O'Donovan (Mike Mulcahy, 2nd) — Brad Parks (Carter Ross, 3rd) — Thomas Perry (Jane Whitefield, 7th) — Leif G. W. Persson (Lars Martin Johansson, 5th) — Mary Reed and Eric Mayer (John the Eunuch, 9th) — Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (Thóra Gudmundsdóttir, 3rd) — Roz Southey (Charles Patterson, 6th) — Sally Spencer (Inspector Blackstone, 9th) — Lyndon Stacey (Charlie Whelan, 2nd) — Olen Steinhauer (Milo Weaver, 3rd) — Jon Stock (Daniel Marchant, 2nd) — James Thompson (Kari Vaara, 3rd) — Kate White (Bailey Weggins, 6th) — Randy Wayne White (Doc Ford, 19th) — Tina Whittle (Tai Randolph, 2nd) — Jacqueline Winspear (Maisie Dobbs, 9th)
• Authors with mysteries introducing characters (in italics) in a new series this month:
Nicci French (Frieda Klein)
• Authors with non-series or stand-alone mysteries this month:
Marian Babson — Dan Barden — Louis Begley — Suzanne Brockmann — Harlan Coben — Mike Cooper — Stephen Dau — Byron L. Dorgan and David Hagberg — Tom Epperson — Lyndsay Faye — Matthew Glass — Heather Graham — Robert Greer — Gemma Halliday — Nick Harkaway — Noah Hawley — Jonnie Jacobs — Steven John — A. J. Kazinski — Ted Kosmatka — Joe R. Lansdale — Owen Laukkanen — Adam Levin — Fuminori Nakamura — James Patterson and David Ellis — Richard North Patterson — Chris Pavone — Frank Peretti — Tim Powers — James Rollins — M. J. Rose — Kieran Shields — Jack Steel — Maggie Toussaint — Andrew Vachss — Kate Wilhelm — Irvin D. Yalom
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 mystery, suspense and thriller books, also updated with March 2012 releases.
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