Mystery Book Publishers, Poisoned Pen Press


At Poisoned Pen Press, we invite you to discover the excitement mystery books have to offer! As one of the largest mystery book publishers in the world, we are proud of the high quality mysteries we offer and of our many talented mystery authors. Whether you're looking for a specific book or are ready to try a new series, you can trust the skill and creativity of each author we promote and their quality works. Discover Mystery today at Poisoned Pen Press!

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Bookstore Buyers

Poisoned Pen Press loves working with independent booksellers! As the outgrowth of an independent bookstore ourselves, we’re intimately familiar with the eternal balance of bestseller vs. back catalog, A-list vs. up-and-coming, and the need to continually re-supply a niche, once developed. Learn more about putting the Poisoned Pen Press on your shelves.

Library Collection Development Specialists

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Poisoned Pen Press is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways of working with Libraries and Librarians to provide books, authors, and other materials to them and their patrons. Learn more about bringing Poisoned Pen Press into your stacks.