Best True Crime Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2021, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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Oldcastle Books

True Crime, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Oldcastle Books Group > Oldcastle Books

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - http://oldcastlebooks.co.uk/

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A Short History of Coffee

Gordon Kerr

A Statue for Jacob

Peter Murphy

UFOs, Aliens, and the Battle for Truth

Neil Nixon

Citadel Press

Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Cookbook, DIY, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humor, Medical, Environmental, Photography, Religion & Spirituality, Math & Science, Self-Help, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, True Crime, Technology, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Citadel Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Diana Ross: a Biography

Randy Taraborrelli

The Bilderberg Conspiracy: Inside the World's Most Powerful Secret Society

H. Paul Jeffers

She's Gone Bridal!

Liz Razin

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/

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Crimson Phoenix

John Gilstrap

After Francesco

Brian Malloy

Plain Jane

Fern Michaels

Headpress

Politics, True Crime, History, Art, Nonfiction

Location - Manchester, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://headpress.com/

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Bleeding Skull!

Joseph A. Ziemba & Dan Budnik

Small Town Skateparks

Clint Carrick

The Town Slowly Empties

Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee

Genius Book Publishing

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

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://geniusbookpublishing.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Evil Desire: Recollections of a Sex Crimes Detective

Dean T. Olson

Commitment to Courage

Donald Redden

In Huttle We Trust

Chris Westphal

Heritage House

Art, Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Math & Science, Travel, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Humor, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Heritage Group > Heritage House

Location - Vancouver, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.heritagehouse.ca/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Railways Nation: Tales of Canadian Pacific

David Laurence Jones

Scallywag on the Salish Sea

Sara Cassidy

Wagon Road North

Art Downs

Big Sky Publishing

History, True Crime, Self-Help, Health & Wellbeing, Business, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction, Fiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.bigskypublishing.com.au/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Between Five Eyes

Anthony R. Wells

The Art of Sacrifice

George Petrou

Murder At The Fort

Bob Marmion

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/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Ninja Daughter

Tori Eldridge

At the End of the World, Turn Left

Zhanna Slor

The Lakehouse

Joe Clifford

Camino Books

Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Cookbook, History, Art, Health & Wellbeing, Biographies & Memoirs, True Crime, Nonfiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Doctor, the Hitman, and the Motorcycle Gang

Annie McCormick

John H. McFadden and His Age, Cotton, and Culture in Philadelphia

Richard CarreΓ±o

The Art of Tony Auth to Stir, Inform and Inflame

Tony Auth

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/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Waiting for Rusty

William Cole

The Downside

Mike Cooper

The Seven of Calvary

Anthony Boucher

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