Mystery March Madness

by August Wainwright on March 4, 2013

*UPDATE as of Tuesday 03/12:

Round 1 will now run through Sunday 3/17 and all match-ups are open
Quarterfinals will be Monday 3/18 – Wednesday 3/20
Semifinals will be Thursday 3/21 – Saturday 3/23
Finals will be Sunday 3/24 – Monday 3/25

In honor of the upcoming NCAA basketball tournaments, we are launching the first ever Mystery March Madness bracket to crown the greatest mystery/thriller book character of all time. Voting on Twitter begins March 11th and runs through the final on March 29th.

Mystery March Madness #mysterymadness

Here are the matchups and the days each will be voted on:

#1 Sherlock Holmes vs. #16 Kurt Wallander – March 11th

#8 Miss Marple vs. #9 Robert Langdon – March 12th

#7 Harry Hole vs. #10 Nancy Drew – March 13th

#2 Lisbeth Salander vs. #15 Stephanie Plum – March 14th

#4 Hercule Poirot vs. #13 Alex Cross – March 15th

#5 Jack Reacher vs. #12 Rizzoli & Isles – March 16th

#3 Philip Marlowe vs. #14 Jacqueline ‘Jack’ Daniels – March 17th

#6 Clarice Starling vs. #11 Harry Bosch – March 18th

Quarterfinal 1 – March 19th

Quarterfinal 2 – March 20th

Quarterfinal 3 – March 21st

Quarterfinal 4 – March 22nd

Semifinal 1 – March 23rd – 24th

Semifinal 2 – March 25th – 26th

Final – March 27th – 29th

Stay tuned for more updates. To comment, vote, or argue, use the hashtag #MysteryMadness or send a tweet to @acwainwright. Or leave a comment below. Let me know what you think.

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