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Where to buy our books


If you are a bookstore or other bookseller
Please visit our page for booksellers for detailed information.

If you want to buy our books online
You can buy our books online at these websites:

If you want to buy our books in a store
These retail stores do the best job of keeping our titles in stock:
  • City Lights Booksellers, San Francisco
  • Green Apple Books, San Francisco
  • The Mysterious Bookshop, New York
  • The Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale
  • Powells City of Books, Portland
  • Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Seattle
  • You can also buy our books at these stores:

    • Your local Barnes and Noble
    • In California, your local Books, Inc.

    If you want to order our books over the telephone
    Your copies of our books are only a phone call away, thanks to these merchants:
    • The Mysterious Bookshop, (800) 352-2840 toll-free
    • Mystery Loves Company, toll-free (800) 538-0042 or (410) 276-6708
    • The Poisoned Pen, toll-free (888) 560-9919 or (480) 947-2974
    • Powell's City of Books, toll-free (866) 201-7601, or in the Portland, Oregon area, (503) 228-0540
    • Seattle Mystery Books, (206) 587-5737
    • Ziesing Books, (530) 474-1580

    If you are with an academic or educational institution
    • The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words, second edition has been used for courses on LGBTQ studies, San Francisco history, rhetoric, and political science.
    • With its extensive resources, notes, index, and bibliography, Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade is a valuable text for courses on detective fiction, mystery fiction, American literary history, film noir, cinema history, and the censorship of literature and films.
    • Hammett's Moral Vision is one of the most important critical works on Dashiell Hammett and hard-boiled fiction, and includes extensive footnotes, an index, and a 10-page bibliography.
    • Lost Stories has been used for a course on Twentieth-Century American literature.
    • The Dashiell Hammett Tour includes a biography of Hammett, an index of streets and addresses, a traditional index, and a 15-page annotated bibliography. This book is recommended for courses on northern California history and literary history.

    Contact us directly about classroom use of our books.




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