Otto Penzler Presents American Mystery Classics

American Mystery Classics is dedicated to reissuing classic American mystery fiction in new hardcover and paperback editions. The books are distributed by W. W. Norton.

Each book has been personally selected by Otto Penzler, whose more than forty years of experience as an editor, critic, publisher, and bookseller brings an unparalleled expertise to the line. Check out some of our featured titles below!


Forthcoming TitlesClick here to see our Summer & Fall 2019 Catalog

cover  Mary Roberts Rinehart, Miss Pinkerton (June 2019) Anthony Boucher, Rocket to the Morgue (July 2019)

Mignon G. Eberhart, Murder by an Aristocrat (September 2019)  John Dickson Carr, The Crooked Hinge (October 2019)  Frances Noyes Hart, The Bellamy Trial (November 2019)

Dorothy B. Hughes,  Dread Journey (December 2019)


Now Available!