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Mystery Book Publishing & Printing

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Mystery Book Publishers

There’s a detective in all of us.

From Sherlock Holmes to the Da Vinci Code, people love mystery and suspense books. Deducing clues, revealing the culprit, and seeing justice prevail takes us on a thrill ride like no other genre.

Now’s the time to self-publish your own custom mystery book. Whether it’s a cozy thriller, a true crime, or a whodunit, we can help you share your story around the world with quality in-house book printing and the largest distribution network of online retail stores.

Why BookBaby is your best choice for printed books

Book printing can be a complicated business. As mystery publishers, we’re dedicated to making your journey from writer to author as easy as possible. We provide everything you need to make the mystery suspense book of your dreams:

  • The only 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee in the industry
  • Amazing customer service from self-publishing experts
  • High-quality, full-color in-house book printing
  • Free shipping on most book orders
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“I come from the traditionally-published world. And my books were given a new life.” — Shelly Reuben

Choose the style and binding for your mystery book

We offer both softcover and hardcover printing options in a variety of sizes and paper stocks. Our recommended mystery book printing and binding options include perfect binding and hardcover (casebound). Print from a PDF or have us design your book cover and book interior.

Pocket Book 4.25" x 6.87"

Pocket Book 4.25" x 6.87"

Softcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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Digest 5.5" x 8.5"

Digest 5.5" x 8.5"

Softcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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POD ready
US Trade 6" x 9"

US Trade 6" x 9"

Hardcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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POD ready
Edit or regret it.

Give your manuscript the love it deserves with a professional editor.

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The Biggest Worldwide Distribution Network

Sell your suspense or thriller book around the world

BookBaby writers can now publish and sell both their eBooks and printed books in the world’s biggest bookstores. Not only will we convert your mystery book into an eBook and sell it digitally in 60+ stores, but with our new Print On Demand service you can also sell your printed mystery book directly to your readers, without having to pay for large print runs, warehousing, or fulfillment.

The makings of a great mystery

3 things every writer should do when writing their crime mystery book:


Pen a master plot:

Readers want their crime solving skills put to the test. Give them a challenge they won’t soon forget with a thorough, plausible plan.


Do your homework:

If your mystery takes place in a NASA facility, then you’ll want to brush up on your aeronautics. Readers won’t take your story seriously if they don’t believe you understand the subject matter.


Be creative, but believeable:

Countless victims have fallen prey to nefarious methods of fictional crimes. Think about how you’ll set your book apart from the rest, just make sure things don’t become too far-fetched.

“I found the BookBaby staff to be amazing. I also appreciate their high-quality printing–there was not another company out there that had the quality of paper that I just had to have.”

Valinda Rothman, ValStar Publishing

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Take the mystery out of our book printing quality and get a single copy of your novel made for just $99!

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