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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.

Quirk Books

DIY, Cookbook, History, Horror, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Politics, Sports & Outdoors, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, True Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Children's, Nonfiction, Poetry, Novella

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Seth Grahame-Smith

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

Geekerella

Ashley Poston

Conundrum Publishing

Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Location - Denver, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Submission form - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Shelter Below

R.L. Kennedy

The Stranger

Mark Ayre

The Enigma Strain

Nick Thacker

Oldcastle Books

True Crime, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Oldcastle Books Group > Oldcastle Books

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - http://oldcastlebooks.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

A Short History of Coffee

Gordon Kerr

A Statue for Jacob

Peter Murphy

UFOs, Aliens, and the Battle for Truth

Neil Nixon

Penguin Random House India

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://penguin.co.in/

💥 Hit titles

Azadi

Arundhati Roy

In an Antique Land

Amitav Ghosh

Sach Kahun Toh

Neena Gupta

Genius Book Publishing

True Crime, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://geniusbookpublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Evil Desire: Recollections of a Sex Crimes Detective

Dean T. Olson

Commitment to Courage

Donald Redden

In Huttle We Trust

Chris Westphal

Tachyon Publications

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Biographies & Memoirs, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Children's, Novella

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://tachyonpublications.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Midnight Circus

Jane Yolen

The Emperor's Soul

Brandon Sanderson

The Freeze-Frame Revolution

Peter Watts

Pan Macmillan Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson

Circus of Wonders

Elizabeth Macneal

The Evening and the Morning

Ken Follett

Speaking Tiger

Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Business, Politics, Travel, Religion & Spirituality, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Novella, Short Story, Poetry

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Battlefield

Vishram Bedekar

A Village Dies

Ivan Arthur

Murder in Shimla

Bulbul Sharma

Black & White Publishing

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Picture Book, Middle Grade, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://blackandwhitepublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Becoming Mila

Estelle Maskame

Summer Bird Blue

Akemi Dawn Bowman

Bride Squad Runaway

Caroline Grace-Cassidy & Lisa Carey

Juggernaut Publishing

Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals & queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.juggernaut.in

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

How India Sees the World

Shyam Saran

Sweet Dreams

Sunny Leone

The Burning Forest

Nandini Sundar

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