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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.

Leadstart India

Business, Politics, History, Self-Help, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Sports & Outdoors, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry

Location - Mumbai, IN

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Bend in the River of Life

Marianne Furtado de Nazareth

Aqson

Sreejib

A Street Puppy's Guide to Indian Religious Wisdom

Hari Haran

Interlude Press

Historical Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://interludepress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Not Your Sidekick

C.B. Lee

The King and the Criminal

Charlotte Ashe

Black Dust

Lynn Charles

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/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Whirligig

Andrew James Greig

When We Get To The Island

Alex Nye

Board

David C. Flanagan

Wolfpack Publishing

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

Location - Las Vegas, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://wolfpackpublishing.com/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

.45 Caliber

Peter Brandvold

The Repairman

L.J. Martin

Law Of The Rope

Robert Vaughan

No Exit Press

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

Part of - Oldcastle Books Group > Exit Press

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://noexit.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Mercenary

Paul Vidich

American Sherlocks

Nick Rennison

Nick

Michael Farris Smith

Cozy Cat Press

Mystery & Crime, Fiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Dead Dummy

Douglas Riley & Sheryl Riley

Shepherd by the Sea

Glen Ebisch

Memories of Malice

R.J. Rein

HarperCollins India

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Cookbook, Religion & Spirituality, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Business, Self-Help, Picture Book, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

The Namesake

Jhumpa Lahiri

A Mirror Made of Rain

Naheed Phiroze Patel

Powerful

Nirupama Subramanian

Bella Books

Romance, Mystery & Crime, Action & Adventure, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Houston, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Kiss the Girl

Melissa Brayden

On the Rocks

Riley Scott

At Your Most Beautiful

Harper Bliss

Bywater Books

LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Humor, Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

96 Hours

Georgia Beers

Beowulf for Cretins

Ann McMan

Compass Rose

Anna Burke

Flame Tree Press

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Fiction

Part of - Flame Tree Publishing > Flame Tree Publishing

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Nirvana Effect

Brian Pinkerton

The Searching Dead

Ramsey Campbell

A Savage Generation

David Tallerman

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