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Best Mystery & Crime Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 81 publishers.

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Bellingham Mysteries

Nicole Kimberling

Swift and the Black Dog

Ginn Hale

Nothing But Good

Kess McKinley

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

Atmosphere Press

Academic, Action & Adventure, African-American, Architecture, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, BIPOC, Business, Catholic, Children's, Christian, Cookbook, Diverse Literature, Economics, Education & Reference, Environmental, Fantasy, Feminism, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor, Islam, Jewish Literature, Law, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Math & Science, Medical, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Novella, Photography, Picture Book, Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Science Fiction, Screenplays, Self-Help, Short Story, Sports & Outdoors, Technology, Thriller & Suspense, Travel, True Crime, Urban Fiction, Westerns, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Location - Houston, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Online submission - Submit here

Website - https://atmospherepress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

And the Stars Kept Watch

Peter Friedrichs

Sunflowers Beneath the Snow

Teri M. Brown

Bello the Cello

Dennis Mathew

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

Fledgling Press

Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Short Story, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.fledglingpress.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Whirligig

Andrew James Greig

When We Get To The Island

Alex Nye

Board

David C. Flanagan

Bold Strokes Books

Romance, LGBTQ+, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Unrivaled

Radclyffe

Bet the Farm

Fiona Riley

Give In To Me

Elle Spencer

Tule Publishing

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Women's Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://tulepublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Viking's Shadow

H L Marsay

My Kind of Cowboy

Pam Crooks

The Fall Into Ruin

Bronwyn Stuart

Srishti Publishing

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Business, Humor, Health & Wellbeing, Politics, Self-Help, Travel, Fantasy, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://srishtipublishers.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Life is What You Make It

Preeti Shenoy

You Are My Reason to Smile

Arpit Vageria

The One From the Stars

Keshav Aneel

Head of Zeus

Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Cookbook, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://headofzeus.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Children of D'Hara

Terry Goodkind

The Three-Body Problem

Liu Cixin

Doppler

Erlend Loe

Speaking Volumes

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Westerns, Romance, Fiction

Part of - Zenerji Media Group > Speaking Volumes

Location - Naples, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://www.speakingvolumes.us/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Signal Thirty-Two

MacKinlay Kantor

Wicked Secrets

Justine Davis

The Ex

John Lutz

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