Thursday, August 27, 2009

Want to Be a Mystery Writer?

We don't know about you, but this mystery fan subscribes to Mystery Book News which this morning published a list of new hardcover mysteries scheduled for September publication. Wow. More than seventy-five new hardcover mysteries competing for readers attention.

Authors with mysteries this month include Susan Wittig Albert, Tasha Alexander, David Armstrong, Suzanne Arruda, M. C. Beaton, James R. Benn, William Bernhardt, Michael Bowen, Gyles Brandreth, Dan Brown, Chelsea Cain, Ann Cleeves, Margaret Coel, and Susan Rogers Cooper.

Okay, and that list was just A thru C of authors with returning characters. Authors with mysteries introducing new series characters this month include Richard Castle, Clive Cussler and Grant Blackwood, Alex Dryden, David Ellis, Charlotte Hinger, Tracy Kiely, Charles Kipps,, Vincent McCaffrey, Sheldon Russell, Annelise Ryan, Clea Simon, Jeffrey Stephen, and Charles Todd.

Then you have authors with stand-alone mysteries this month: Nevada Barr, Lisa Black, R. J. Ellory, Peter Gadol, M. E. Harrigan, Karin Hofland, Joseph Kanon, Michael Lister, Bill Loehfelm, Ronald Damien Malfi, Lou Manfredo, Pamela Oldfield, Richard North Patterson, Ralph Peters, Stephen Jay Schwartz, Rebecca Stott, Lisa Tucker, Norb Vonnegut.

For more information on any of these new books, visit the New Mysteries website.

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