Mysterious Press

Est. New York City, 1975. Publishing the very best in crime fiction from around the globe. Now at Penzler Publishers!

New releases

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The Left-Handed Twin

Thomas Perry

“Another stunner from a modern master.”

The Yards

A.F. Carter

“A breathless suspenser that’s also a painfully acute evocation of the wrong side of the tracks.”

The Last Commandment

Scott Shepherd

“The intensifying, suspenseful investigation ends in a shocking, made-for-TV reveal.”
Library Journal

Against the Law

David Gordon

“Everyone involved is heavily armed, ruthless, and possessed of an irresistibly off-kilter sense of humor.”

When Christmas Comes

Andrew Klavan

“Just the thing for one of those lengthening nights between Halloween and Christmas.”

The Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2021

edited by Lee Child
series editor Otto Penzler

“20 gems”
Kirkus starred review

Night, Neon

Joyce Carol Oates

“The erudite, inventive Oates is always worth reading.”
Publishers Weekly

Basil’s War

Stephen Hunter

“Hunter’s remarkable versatility is on full view in this utterly charming caper.”

Upcoming releases

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Observations by Gaslight

Lyndsay Faye

Available December 21

“Meat and drink for fans of the Canon of the Sacred Writings.”

The Lady in the Silver Cloud

David Handler

Available February 1

“Adultery, blackmail, trick-or-treaters, unseemly ties to organized crime, and New York in the 1990s. What’s not to like?”

BOX 88

Charles Cumming

Available January 11

BOX 88 is so good. Charles Cumming is up there with the very best espionage writers.”

The Wild Life

David Gordon

Available April 26