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Best Thriller & Suspense Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2024, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 75 publishers.

Penguin Random House

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Cookbook, Romance, Picture Book, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Testaments

Margaret Atwood

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

The Guardians

John Grisham

Simon & Schuster

Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, History, Politics, Romance, Young Adult, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

Beautiful Things

Hunter Biden

Home Body

Rupi Kaur

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen R Covey

Madville Publishing

Action & Adventure, African-American, Biographies & Memoirs, BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fantasy, Feminism, Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Science Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction

Location - Houston, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Book queries - Submit here

Website - https://madvillepublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Sonju

Wondra Chang

What a Wonderful World This Could Be

Lee Zacharias

Let Me Say This: A Dolly Parton Poetry Anthology

Julie E. Bloemeke and Dustin Brookshire

Inkyard Press

BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

Part of - HarperCollins > Harlequin > Inkyard Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.harlequintradepublishing.com/shop/brand/inkyard-press.html

💥 Hit titles

Counting Down with You

Tashie Bhuiyan

The Keeper of Night

Kylie Lee Baker

Shadow of the Fox

Julie Kagawa

Lucid House Publishing

Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Spellbound Under the Spanish Moss: A Southern Tale of Magic

Connor Judson Garrett and Kevin N. Garrett

Paradise Road: A Memoir

Marilyn Kriete

A Season in Lights

Gregory Erich Phillips

Wildling Press

Action & Adventure, African-American, Biographies & Memoirs, BIPOC, Children's, Diverse Literature, Fantasy, Feminism, Historical Fiction, Horror, LGBTQ+, Middle Grade, Narrative Nonfiction, Novella, Picture Book, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Location - Richmond, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Blameless

E.S. Christison

Cursed Coven

Kara Badalamenti

Lavender Speculation

Jamie Zaccaria

Hemlock Press

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Part of - Harper Collins > Hemlock Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Website - https://twitter.com/hemlock_press?mc_cid=714e175360&mc_eid=19f692a020

💥 Hit titles

Death Under a Little Sky

Stig Abell

Kennedy 35

Charles Cumming

End of Story

A.J. Finn

AmazonEncore

Fiction, Romance, Thriller & Suspense

Part of - Amazon Publishing > AmazonEncore

Location - Seattle, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Website - https://amazonpublishing.amazon.com/amazonencore.html

💥 Hit titles

The Emerald Scepter

Paul Kemprecos

Indisputable Proof

Gary Williams and Vicky Knerly

Cover of Darkness

Kaylea Cross

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

Inimitable Books

Action & Adventure, BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Part of - Ulysses Press > Inimitable Books

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Book queries - Submit here

Website - https://inimitablebooksllc.com

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Legionnaire

Samantha Traunfeld

Down the Well

Veronica King

The Storm Gathers

Maelan Holladay

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