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Best Mystery & Crime Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2024, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 90 publishers.

Lyrical Press

Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Urban Fiction, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Novella

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Lyrical Press

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

One Thing Leads to a Lover

Susanna Craig

A Pumpkin Spice Killing

Lynn Cahoon

Holding On

Stacy Finz

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

☑️ 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

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

Kensington Publishing

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Crimson Phoenix

John Gilstrap

After Francesco

Brian Malloy

Plain Jane

Fern Michaels

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

Permanent Press

Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://thepermanentpress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Warning Shots

Connie Dial

Unnatural Resources

Mindy Uhrlaub

The Snow Raven

Connie Dial

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

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

Sunbury Press Books

Self-Help, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Art, Sports & Outdoors, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Education & Reference, Nonfiction, Fiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Ghost of the Past

Mark Mitten

Happiness is in the Kitchen

Giulio Alberoni

Capital Murder

Chris Papst

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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