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MYSTERY STORES, LISTS

Sisters in Crime
http://sistersincrime.org/bkstore.html
A database of stores which includes those without web sites

Independent Mystery Booksellers Association
http://www.mysterybooksellers.com/membersh.html
A database of their member stores.


MYSTERY STORES, (BRICK AND MORTAR)

Alibi Books

http://www.alibibooks.com/
Glenview, IL

Aunt Agathas
http://www.abebooks.com/home/auntagathas/
Ann Arbor, MI

Big Sleep Books
http://archimedes.galilei.com/bigsleepbooks/
St. Louis, MO

The Black Orchid (due to close in 2007)
http://www.theblackorchid.whisperstreet.com/page.php?type=home
New York City, NY

Book Carnival
http://home.earthlink.net/~bookcarnival/
Orange, CA

Booked for Murder
http://www.bookedformurder.com/
Madison, WI

Book’em Mysteries
http://www.bookem.com/
South Pasadena, CA

The Book Sleuth
http://www.booksleuthmysteries.com/Contact.html
Colorado Springs, CO

Centuries and Sleuths
http://www.centuriesandsleuths.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp
Forest Park, IL

Cheesecake and Crime
http://www.cheesecakeandcrime.com/
Henderson, NV

The Cloak and Dagger
http://thecloakanddagger.com/
Princeton, NJ

Clues Unlimited
http://www.cluesunlimited.com/
Tucson, AZ

Creatures ‘n Crooks Books
http://www.cncbooks.com/
Richmond, VA

Dark Carnival
http://www.darkcarnival.com/
Berkeley, CA

Dead End Books
http://deadendbooks.com/
Long Island, NY

Dead Write Books
http://www.deadwrite.com/dw.html
Vancouver, British Columbia

Deadly Passions
http://www.deadlypassions.com/
Carmel, IN

Femmes Fatales
http://www.femmesfatales.peachhost.com/
Boynton Beach, FL

Foul Play Books
http://www.foulplaybooks.com/
Westerville, OH

Gaslight Books
http://www.gaslightbooks.com.au/
Canberra, Australia/

Geigers Books
http://geigers.com/
Scotts Valley, CA

Grave Matters
http://www.gravematters.com/
Cincinnati, OH

The Hidden Staircase
http://www.hsmb.com/
San Diego, CA

High Crimes Books
http://www.highcrimesbooks.com/
Boulder, CO

It’s a Mystery Bookstore
http://www.abebooks.com/home/itsamystery/
Saskatoon, Canada

Kates Mystery Books
http://www.katesmysterybooks.com/
Cambridge, MA

Kayo Books
http://www.kayobooks.com/
San Francisco, CA

Kovach Books
http://www.kovachbooks.com/
Houston, TX

M is for Mystery
http://www.mformystery.com/
San Mateo, CA

Mechanicsburg Mystery Books and Gifts
http://www.mysterybooksonline.com/about/index.php
Mechanicsburg, PA

Mitchell Books
http://www.mysteryfiction.com/
Pasadena, CA

Mostly Mysteries
http://www.abebooks.com/home/MMMBOOKS/
Nashville, TN

Murder by the Book
http://www.murderbythebook.com/
Denver, CO

Murder by the Book
http://mbtb.com/shop/
Portland, OR

Murder by the Book
http://www.murderbooks.com/
Houston, TX

Murder by the Book
http://www.abebooks.com/home/kbbooks/
Warwick, RI

Murder on the Beach
http://www.murderonthebeach.com/
Del Ray, FL

Murder One
http://www.murderone.co.uk/
London, England

Mysteries to Die For
http://www.mysteriestodiefor.com/
Thousand Oaks, CA

The Mysterious Bookshop
http://www.mysteriousbookshop.com/
New York City, NY

Mysterious Galaxy
http://mysteriousgalaxy.booksense.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp
San Diego, CA

Mystery Books Online
http://www.mysterybooksonline.com/
Mechanicsburg, PA

The Mystery Bookstore
http://www.mystery-bookstore.com/blog/
Los Angeles, CA

The Mystery Book Store
http://www.mysterybookstore.ws/store/
Omaha, NE

The Mystery Company
http://www.themysterycompany.com/
Carmel, IN

Mystery Lovers Bookshop
http://www.mysterylovers.com/
Oakmont, PA

Mystery Loves Company
http://www.mysterylovescompany.com/
Baltimore and Oxford, MD

The Mystery Nook
http://www.ocslink.com/~mystnook/
Peoria, IL

Mystery One
http://www.mysteryone.com/
Milwaukee, WI

Mystery on Main
http://www.mysteryonmain.com/
Brattleboro, VT

No Alibis
http://www.noalibis.com/
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Once Upon a Crime
http://www.onceuponacrimebooks.com/
Minneapolis, MN

Partners & Crime
http://www.crimepays.com/
Greenwich Village, New York, NY

Poisoned Pen
http://www.poisonedpen.com/
Scottsdale, AZ

Prime Crime Books
http://www.primecrimebooks.com
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Raven Book Store
http://www.ravenbookstore.com/
Lawrence, KS

San Francisco Mystery Bookstore
http://www.sfmysterybooks.com/
San Francisco, CA

Scene of the Crime Books
http://www.murdermysteriesandmore.com/
Oakville, Ontario

Seattle Mystery Bookshop
http://www.seattlemystery.com/
Seattle, WA

Sherlock’s Tomes
http://www.sherlockstomes.com/
Bridgeton, NJ

Sleuth of Baker Street
http://www.sleuthofbakerstreet.com/
Toronto, Ontario, CA

The Sly Fox
http://slyfox.booksense.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp
Virden, IL

Snoopers
http://www.dcn.davis.ca.us/vme/snoopers/
Sacramento, CA

Spensers Mystery Books
http://www.spensersmysterybooks.com/
Boston and North Andover, MA

Strange Birds Books
http://www.abebooks.com/home/strangebirds/
Norwood, OH

Uncle Hugo
http://www.unclehugo.com/prod/
Minneapolis, MN

Whodunit Bookstore
http://www.whodunitphilly.com/index.html
Philadelphia, PA

Whodunit?
http://www.whodunitcanada.com/
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Wrigley-Cross Books
http://www.wrigleycrossbooks.com/
Gresham, OR


MYSTERY STORES (ONLINE)

Dead End Books
http://deadendbooks.com/

Dead Write Books
http://www.deadwrite.com/#dw

Detective Fiction
http://www.detective-fiction.com/

Dunn and Powell Books
http://www.dpbooks.com/

Grave Matters
http://www.gravematters.com/

Kovach Books
http://kovachbooks.com/

Mike’s Evil Deeds
http://www.ziplink.net/users/evildeed/

Murder One
http://www.murderone.co.uk/

My Book House
http://home.earthlink.net/~criswell/

My Unicorn
http://myunicorn.com/

Mystery Bookstore
http://www.mysterybookstore.com/

Mystery Lovers Bookshop
http://www.mysterylovers.com/

Mystery Mikes
http://www.abebooks.com/home/mysterymikes/

Owen Bookseller
http://www.owenbookseller.com/

Spencer’s Mystery Books
http://www.spensersmysterybooks.com/

Tangled Web Books
http://www.twbooks.co.uk/

Uncle Buck’s Mysteries
http://www.peaknet.net/~unclebuck/


BOOK STORES, INDEPENDENT

Book Sense
http://www.booksense.com/
BookSense.com is a family of independent-bookseller websites. (And it's the e-commerce arm of the American Booksellers Association's Book Sense program.)

Book Store Tourism
http://www.bookstoretourism.com/
Bookstore Tourism is a type of "cultural tourism" that promotes independent bookstores as a group travel destination. It encourages schools, libraries, reading groups, and organizations of all sizes to create day-trips and literary outings to cities and towns with a concentration of independent bookstores.

Book Wormz
http://www.bookwormzonline.com/
Bookwormz is a user-supported database designed to find and thereby support independent bookstores throughout the United States.

Independent Crime
http://indiecrime.blogspot.com/
A blog is dedicated to reviews of crime fiction published by independent presses

Independent Mystery Booksellers Association
http://www.mysterybooksellers.com


DOWNLOAD STORES (ONLINE)

Diesel E-Books
http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/

E-Reads
http://www.ereads.com/category_sort.asp?categoryid=14&category=Mystery

E-Book Impressions
http://www.ebookimpressions.com/


GENERAL CHAIN STORES THAT CARRY MYSTERIES (BRICK AND MORTAR)

Barnes and Noble
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/
B&N also owns the B. Dalton bookstore chain.

Books-A-Million
http://www.booksamillion.com/

Borders
http://www.bordersstores.com/
Borders also owns Waldenbooks, which offers books via amazon.com.


GENERAL STORES THAT CARRY MYSTERIES (ONLINE)

Abe Books
http://www.abebooks.com/
A clearinghouse for 13,500 professional booksellers from which you can order online.

Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/

Amazon UK
http://www.amazon.co.uk/
Amazon UK some times has titles the Amazon US site doesn’t carry. A good place to double-check.

Blackwell’s UK
http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/
Although the stores started out in Oxford, they’ve since spread out to inlude 60 stores throughout the UK, and opened their first online shop in 1995.

Daedalus Books Online
http://www.daedalusbooks.com/
Daedalus offers books at bargain prices, books they’ve selectively chosen which are of  “lasting value” from the thousands of books offered by publishers as remainders every year. All of their books are hardcover and in good condition.

Paperbacks.com
http://www.paperbacks.com/
Many categories, including mysteries.

Powells
http://www.powells.com/
The online arm of the Portland, OR, chain, it now serves customers worldwide.


OUT OF PRINT / HARD TO FIND / USED BOOKS

Alibris
http://www.alibris.com/
Alibris (pronounced "uh-LEE-briss") connects people who love books, music, and movies to thousands of independent sellers around the world. Their proprietary technology and advanced logistics allow them to offer over 60 million used, new, and out-of-print books to consumers, libraries, and retailers.

Amazon Bibliofind
http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?node=299899011
Bibliofind has combined with Amazon.com to provide millions of rare, used, and out-of-print books through the world's No.1 online bookstore. Search for millions of hard-to-find titles.

Biblio.com
http://www.biblio.com/textbooks/
Biblio.com offers discount textbooks which average 40% less than retail textbook prices. There are books available on Criminal Justice and Forensic Science. Biblio.com also offers mystery and crime fiction novels in the regular section of the site.

Booksamillion Hard to Find Books
http://www.booksamillion.com/ncom/books?raresearch=1
BAM teamed with a network of booksellers from across North America to offer books that are hard-to-find, used, rare or out-of-print.

Hard to Find Books
http://www.hardtofindbooks.com/
This online store focuses on rare and used books, although some new offerings are also included.

Post Mortem Books
http://www.postmortembooks.com/
A secondhand-book catalog focusing primarily on crime and mystery fiction, military fiction, and  In children's fiction.