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Best Thriller & Suspense Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 65 publishers.

Sapere Books

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Romance, Historical Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://saperebooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Dagger Dance

Elizabeth Bailey

The Fallen Eagles

Geoffrey Davison

Death in Delft

Graham Brack

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

Polis Books

Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, True Crime, Humor, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - http://www.polisbooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Ninja Daughter

Tori Eldridge

At the End of the World, Turn Left

Zhanna Slor

The Lakehouse

Joe Clifford

Roli Books

Architecture, Art, Photography, Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy, Horror, Women's Fiction, Literary Fiction, Self-Help, Religion & Spirituality, Business, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - http://rolibooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Gandhi In The Gallery

Sumathi Ramaswamy

The Last Gathering

Ather Farouqui

The Lost Fragrance of Infinity

Moin Mir

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

Second Story Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Politics, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Feminism, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Jewish Literature, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://secondstorypress.ca/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Birds That Stay

Ann Lambert

The Butterfly Effect

Eve Zaremba

The Abortion Caravan

Karin Wells

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

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

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

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

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