Some of the biggest crime fiction is perpetrated by some of the smallest players. We’re determined to shine the spotlight on them before they break out and wreak havoc across the whole country. Read them—before they publish again!
Legal Name and Alias:
Robert Rosenwald, Publisher & President
Barbara G. Peters, Editor-in-chief
Poisoned Pen Press began publishing in 1997 with the publication of the Edgar Award nominated AZ Murder Goes Classic. Initially planning on reprinting out-of-print mysteries, Poisoned Pen Press soon after began accepting submissions of original works of mystery fiction by previously unpublished authors. Currently Poisoned Pen Press has approximately 700 titles in print and publishes around 60 new titles annually. In 2014 Poisoned Pen Press launched The Poisoned Pencil—its young adult mystery imprint.
Drive, by James Sallis (2006)
20 Phryne Fisher Mysteries, by Kerry Greenwood, beginning with Cocaine Blues (2007)
20 Posadas County Mysteries, by Steven F. Havill, beginning with Heartshot (2000)
7 Sir Robert Carey Mysteries, by P.F. Chisholm, beginning with A Famine of Horses (2000)
The Sussex Downs Murder, by John Bude (May 2015)
High Country Nocturne, by Jon Talton (June 2015)
A Chorus of Innocents, by P.F. Chisholm (August 2015)