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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.

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

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

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

Pride Publishing

LGBTQ+, Horror, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Historical Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Part of - Totally Entwined > Pride Publishing

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.pride-publishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Rattling Chains

T. Strange

Splinters of the Heart

Alyssa Rabil

Electra Rex

April C. Griffith

Dafina

Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, African-American, History, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Romance, Urban Fiction, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Dafina

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Public Enemy #1

KiKi Swinson

Mrs. Wiggins

Mary Monroe

All the Things I Meant to Tell You

Tiffany L. Warren

Vitasta

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Self-Help, Politics, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

India's Strategies for Information War & Cyber Deterrence

Ashok Pathak

Backfire in Nepal

Sanjay Upadhya

A Naxal Story

Diptendra Raychauduri

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

.45 Caliber

Peter Brandvold

The Repairman

L.J. Martin

Law Of The Rope

Robert Vaughan

Niyogi Books

Comics & Graphic Novels, Art, Photography, Travel, Architecture, Self-Help, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics, Historical Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.niyogibooksindia.com/books

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Day in the Life of Mangal Taram

Anita Agnihotri

A Plate of White Marble

Bani Basu

A Fistful of Mustard Seeds

E. Santhosh Kumar

The Mysterious Press

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - http://mysteriouspress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Waiting for Rusty

William Cole

The Downside

Mike Cooper

The Seven of Calvary

Anthony Boucher

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

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