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Best Mystery & Crime Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 80 publishers.

Knopf Doubleday

Cookbook, Architecture, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Historical Fiction, History, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Environmental, Politics, Math & Science, Religion & Spirituality, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Self-Help, Comics & Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Fiction

Part of - Penguin Random House > Knopf Doubleday

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - http://knopfdoubleday.com/

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Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Secret History

Donna Tartt

Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami

Penguin Random House

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Cookbook, Romance, Picture Book, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/

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The Testaments

Margaret Atwood

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

The Guardians

John Grisham

Dundurn Press

Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humor, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Politics, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, True Crime, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.dundurn.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Persephone's Children

Rowan McCandless

Lost Shadow

Claire Gilchrist

Nothing Will Be Different

Tara McGowan-Ross

Mysterious Press

True Crime, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction

Part of - Grove Atlantic > Mysterious Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://groveatlantic.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Coronation

Boris Akunin

She Lover of Death

Boris Akunin

Girl Running

Lawrence Lariar

Text Publishing

Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Fantasy, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, History, Humor, Self-Help, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Environmental, Math & Science, Sports & Outdoors, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.textpublishing.com.au/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Loner

Georgina Young

Soldiers

Tom Remiger

A Constant Hum

Alice Bishop

Soho Press

Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://sohopress.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Fame Thief

Timothy Hallinan

Clark and Division

Naomi Hirahara

Blue Skinned Gods

SJ Sindu

Atria Publishing Group

Urban Fiction, Women's Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Self-Help, Narrative Nonfiction, Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Simon and Schuster > Atria Publishing Group

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Website - https://www.atriabooks.biz/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

My Sister's Keeper

Jodi Picoult

The Japanese Lover

Isabel Allende

Lethal Agent

Vince Flynn

Blind Eye Books

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Romance, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Seattle, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.blindeyebooks.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Bellingham Mysteries

Nicole Kimberling

Swift and the Black Dog

Ginn Hale

Nothing But Good

Kess McKinley

Aria Publishing

Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Romance, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Crime, Fiction

Part of - Head of Zeus > Aria Publishing

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://ariafiction.com/

β˜‘οΈ Indie publisher

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club

Faith Hogan

One Last Greek Summer

Mandy Baggot

The Girl from Vichy

Andie Newton

Two Dollar Radio

Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbook, Narrative Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, History, Horror, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Politics, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Westerns, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Columbus, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://twodollarradio.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

A History of My Brief Body

Billy-Ray Belcourt

Whiteout Conditions

Tariq Shah

Found Audio

N.J. Campbell

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