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Mystery Book Publishers

21st Century Publishing, LLC

21st Century is a curator of creative fiction and non-fiction. Our primary subject areas of interest are in contemporary social issues, including but not limited to, politics and political satire, legal topics and thrillers, women’s issues, sports and young-adult fiction.
East Berlin, CT   US

Academy Chicago

Founded by husband and wife Jordan and Anita Miller, Academy Chicago Publishers has published over two hundred books and continues to accept submissions. ACP is one of the oldest publishing houses in Chicago.
Chicago, IL   US

Akashic Books

Akashic Books is a Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing urban literary fiction and political nonfiction by authors who are either ignored by the mainstream, or who have no interest in working within the ever-consolidating ranks of the major corporate publishers.
Brooklyn, NY   US

Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent publisher, producing approximately 250 new titles each year including literary and commercial fiction, a broad range of general non fiction, academic and professional titles and books for children and young adults. Imprints include Allen & Unwin, Arena, Crows Nest and Inspired Living (MBS).
Crows Nest, NSW   AU

Allison and Busby

Independent Publishers Since 1967 - publishing an array of books, from crime and thrillers to literary, historical and women's fiction, to fantasy, memoirs, and books on popular culture.
London,   UK

Amphorae Publishing Group

Amphorae Publishing Group is a traditional publishing house based in St. Louis, MO, and houses three imprints.
Blank Slate Press publishes Historical, Crime, Contemporary, Mystery/Thriller, and Literary Fiction.
Walrus Publishing publishes SciFi, Romance, Regional, and Humor
Treehouse Publishing Group publishes Picture books, Middle Grade, and YA, both fiction and nonfiction
St. Louis, MO   US

Arkham House

Arkham House is a publishing house specializing in weird fiction founded in Sauk City, Wisconsin in 1939 by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei to preserve in hardcover the best fiction of H. P. Lovecraft. The company's name is derived from Lovecraft's fictional New England city, Arkham. Arkham House editions are noted for the quality of their printing and binding.
Sauk City, WI   US

Avalon Books

On Jun. 4, 2012 Amazon.com announced it had purchased the rights to Avalon's backlist. Avalon books will be published under the West Coast imprints of Amazon Publishing, including Montlake Romance and Thomas & Mercer.
New York, NY   US

Barking Rain Press

Barking Rain Press is a non-profit publisher located in the greater Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. We publish novel and novella-length trade paperbacks, eBooks and hardcover editions of contemporary literature and fiction in a wide variety of fiction genres including crime, horror, mysteries, romance, science fiction, fantasy, westerns, thrillers, young adult, and historical fiction. We have open submissions periods in February and August of every year.
Vancouver, WA   US

Big Earth Publishing

Big Earth Publishing is committed to being more than just a publisher of good books. We are a family of independent publishers with a unified purpose—to provide our readers with compelling stories and ideas that inform and inspire us all.
Boulder, CO   US

Brucedale Press

Since 1994, The Brucedale Press has published words from here - the Queen's Bush and Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada - that offer good reading anywhere. The Brucedale Press is a division of BROAD HORIZONS BOOKS Bruce County's most experienced bookseller, with headquarters in Port Elgin, Ontario. Our fine books present the area as seen by talented writers, artists, and photographers.
Port Elgin, ON   CA

Cave Hollow Press

A small Missouri Press dedicated to promoting great writing from Missouri and the surrounding Midwest
Warrensburg, MO   US

Cerebro Press

Founded in the heart of the south, Cerebro Press was established with one goal in mind: to publish the best dark fiction available from America's talented authors. In addition to fiction for adults, Cerebro publishes science fiction/fantasy for teens/young adults.
Knoxville, TN   US

Comfort Publishing

Comfort Publishing is a full-service publishing company producing an array of award-winning books in both fiction & non-fiction categories.
Concord, NC   US

Constable & Robinson

Independent publishers of non fiction and fiction books, novels and ebooks including bestsellers and award winners.

Our fiction books include crime fiction from C&R Crime, the award-winning Corsair and Canvas fiction imprints, and the best in science fiction, horror fiction, fantasy fiction and erotic fiction from Mammoth books. Our non fiction books include biography and memoir, current affairs books, history books, humour and gift books, the respected Overcoming series of self help books and How To and Right Way reference books on a multitude of subjects.

In 2014, Constable & Robinson was acquired by Little, Brown Book Group.
London,   UK

Crazy Cozy Stories

Crazy Cozy Stories is an independent publisher of cozy mysteries and quiet horror. Crazy Cozy Stories is dedicated to producing suspenseful, chilling, yet heart warming detective literature from new authors.

Crazy Cozy Stories is interested in cozy mysteries and quiet horror novelettes, novellas, and novels between 7,500 and 50,000 words. Novelettes should be between 7,500 - 15,000 words, novellas should be between 15,000 - 25,000 words, and novels should be between 25,000 - 50,000. We will consider longer stories if you query us first.

We are looking for stories that embody the ideal of the cozy genre. One important aspect of any work of "cozy" literature is the absence of violence, gore, sex, or other potentially offensive elements of a similar nature. Although a cozy story can involve murder, ghosts, and suspense it should do so in a tasteful manner. We pay our writers 70% of all profits made from both e-book and print sales on their specific work.

We also strive to help promote and spotlight authors and publishers who are already established in the market through social media, news posts, and book reviews.
Aurora, CO   US

Crippen & Landru Publishers

Specialty publishers of mystery short story collections by some of the most recognizable names in crime fiction.
Norfolk, VA   US

Daniel & Daniel Publishers Inc

Publishes under three different imprints: John Daniel & Company, Fithian Press, and Perseverance Press.
Mckinleyville, CA   US

Dundurn Press

Since 1972, Dundurn Press and its associated imprints have published more than 2000 titles, of which 1700 are still in print. Dundurn publishes about ninety to one hundred new titles per year and is now one of the largest publishers of adult and young adult fiction and non-fiction in Canada.
Toronto, ON   CA

Faber & Faber

Founded in 1929 by Geoffrey Faber, Faber and Faber remains one of the UK’s leading independent publishing houses. Faber publishes fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books alongside its garlanded lists of poetry, drama, music and film.
London,   UK

Floating Word Press

Floating Word Press, LLC, is an independent publishing company founded in 2006 by talented and committed individuals. We share a dedication to high standards and a willingness to embrace contemporary topics. Our goal is to publish quality genre fiction and non-fiction that “floats on the edge”. We are located in Portland, Oregon.
Portland, OR   US

Genius Book Publishing

Genius Book Publishing is a genre press focused on speculative fiction. We are generally interested in science fiction, fantasy, horror, post-apocalyptic, superhero, and other genres, including combinations of these genres with others such as mystery, thriller, and romance. We will also consider books purely in the mystery, thriller, true crime, and romance genres (without a speculative element), which may be published under another imprint.
Encino, CA   US

Harper Collins Publishers

HarperCollins Publishers is one of the world’s leading English-language publishers. Headquartered in New York, the company is a subsidiary of News Corporation.
New York, NY   US

Henery Press

Henery Press is an award-winning publisher in the mystery/suspense genre focused on engaging stories with sharp twists and lively characters.
Frisco, TX   US

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

HMH publishes acclaimed books for adults and kids in the fields of literature, science, sports, history, cooking, guides, and current affairs.
Boston, MA   US

Humanics Publishing Group

Publisher of educational books and adult trade books.
Lake Worth, FL   US

Joggling Board Press

Joggling Board Press is a Charleston-based independent publishing company dedicated to the production of fiction and non-fiction books of quality that amplify the history, culture and character of the American southeast. In the ten years that it has been in operation, the press has garnered an inordinately large number of regional and national awards.
Charleston, SC   US

Kensington Publishing

Established in 1974, Kensington, America's independent publisher, located in New York City, is the foremost independent publishing house in the United States publishing in hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market. We publish over 500 books annually in both fiction and non-fiction. Kensington has sweeping and diverse imprints, including Kensington, Citadel Press, Dafina Books, Zebra Books, Pinnacle Books, Brava, Aphrodisia, K-Teen and our digital imprints eKensington and the newly acquired Lyrical Press. These imprints are well-known for popular women's fiction, African-American titles, multicultural young adult fiction, nonfiction, as well as true crime, Western, and mystery titles. Kensington continues to be the foremost American publisher of romance novels.
New York, NY   US

Lachesis Publishing

Publisher of fiction, primarily in ebook form.
Dunrobin, ON   CA

MB Publishing, LLC

An award-winning publisher of fiction and nonfiction — from titles for toddlers and emerging readers, young readers, and middle-graders to our nonfiction book for teens and adults — MB engages with the best professionals working today.
Bethesda, MD   US

Medallion Press

A quirky little independent book publisher offering today's greatest fiction and non-fiction titles. Publishes fiction in fantasy, historical, horror, literary, mainstream, mystery, paranormal, romance, science fiction, suspense, thriller, YA (for ages 14+), YA-YA (YA by young adults, ages 12-19), upmarket and commercial.
Saint Charles, IL   US

New Horizon Press Publishers

New Horizon Press publishes twelve to fourteen books a year, while developing three primary lines of titles: hardcover, tradepaper and children’s books. The company focuses on true crime, battles for justice, current events with a journalistic stance as well as, psychological and social problems, women’s and men’s issues, and parenting advice written by experts with credentials in their fields.
Far Hills, NJ   US

NeWest Press

Founded in 1977, NeWest Press is one of Canada's first independent literary publishing houses. NeWest publishes literary fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, and drama, as well as a line of mystery novels, with a particular interest in books by Western Canadian authors. Its Nunatak imprint is the longest-running first-fiction series in Canada.
Edmonton, AB   CA

Northern Publishing

Publishing books on topics about the Alaska Outdoors and Alaska historical biographies.
Wasilla, AK   US

Poisoned Pen Press

Poisoned Pen Press is an independent publisher specializing in publishing high quality works in the field of mystery.
Scottsdale, AZ   US

Random House

Random House, Inc., the world's largest English language trade publisher, publishes books in nearly every category.
New York, NY   US

Sartoris Literary

Sartoris Literary Group is a traditional publisher that takes a non-traditional approach to publishing, offering unique voices of the South in both fiction and non-fiction.
Brandon, MS   US

Soho Press

Soho Press is an independent book publisher based in Manhattan’s Union Square. Founded in 1986, Soho publishes 90 books a year across its Soho Press, Soho Crime and Soho Teen lists, and is known for introducing bold new literary voices, award-winning international crime fiction, and compelling young adult mystery and thrillers.
New York City, NY   US

Sunbury Press

Sunbury Press is a rapidly growing publisher of a wide range of categories. Currently the firm publishes in categories including: history, historical fiction, police procedurals, crime thrillers, horror, steam punk, young adult, children's, current events, science, reference, art history, ANY local/regional history, humor, spiritual/metaphysical, self-help, professional, and memoirs.
Boiling Springs, PA   US

Touchwood Editions

TouchWood Editions has been publishing books of literary merit about Canada’s West for twenty years.
Victoria, BC   CA

Triplicity Publishing

A general interest and LBGT friendly, publishing company, specializing in: fiction, non-fiction, and LBGT, as well as children's books. Including the sub-genres: romance, intrigue, crime, murder/mystery, action/adventure, history, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, biography, auto-biography, and how-to.
Jacksonville, FL   US

Turnstone Press

Manitoba's oldest literary house, Turnstone Press produces fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction and has launched the careers of award-winning poets. Its Ravenstone imprint publishes speculative, horror and mystery fiction
Winnipeg, MB   CA

Twilight Times

Publisher of mystery, romance, science fiction, young adult and other fiction titles.
Kingsport, TN   US

Vintage/Anchor

Vintage Books is the foremost literary paperback publisher. Anchor, founded in 1953, is the oldest trade paperback publisher in America.
New York, NY   US

Ylva Verlag

German language publisher of fiction written by women. Ylva publishest romance, short stories, thrillers, fantasy and historical novels, with a focus on lesbian literature.
Kriftel ,   DE

Zumaya Publications

Zumaya publishes trade paperbacks and ebooks in all popular genres and categories.
Austin, TX   US