Mystery

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · Apr 26

Suspense of all types, especially psychological. Thrillers, mysteries, upmarket and literary as well as commercial. Women's fiction and anything and everything in between. #MSWL #DVPit

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · Apr 25

If I missed your #DVpit pitch, send query & 1st 5 pages in body of email to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. Adult: fantasy, thriller, contemporary romance, rom-com, mystery & sci-fi. YA: fantasy, sci-fi, horror, contemporary, thriller, historical & mystery. #MSWL.

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · Apr 25

If I missed your #DVpit pitch, send query & 1st 5 pages in body of email to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. Adult: fantasy, thriller, contemporary romance, rom-com, mystery & sci-fi. YA: fantasy, sci-fi, horror, contemporary, thriller, historical & mystery. #MSWL

Stacey Donovan @Donovanesque · Apr 24

CandaceHavens @CandaceHavens

@Donovanesque For your mysteries, do they need to be holiday-ish?

Not at all! In fact, it's probably trickier to pull off a holiday-themed mystery. Great question -- thanks Candace! #MSWL #Hallmark #amwriting

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Apr 24

Can anyone recommend a good cozy mystery in the vein of The Great British Baking Show? I want all the feelings / aesthetics of that show in a cozy. If not, well, #mswl.

Stacey Donovan @Donovanesque · Apr 24

Sharing the Hallmark Publishing submission guidelines again here: tinyurl.com/ydyckgan We adhere closely to these guidelines and are looking for books that would also be great Hallmark movies. Open to unagented submissions for now. #romance #mystery #MSWL #amwriting #amwriting

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Apr 23

"Thriller (legal, medical, political, etc.), Mystery (cozy, private eye, police procedural, etc.)" @CurtisPSLA #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Apr 22

I need more witches in my life and my mystery/suspense submissions #mswl

Leslie Zampetti @leslie_zampetti · Apr 20

I would love a good mystery with a diverse detective that’s not set in another country... #MSWL

Dawn Dowdle @blueridgeagency · Apr 18

#MSWL Cozy Mystery, Amish Romance, Romance, Psychological Suspense, Historical Mysteries & Romances, Romantic Suspense, Middle Reader Mysteries blueridgeagency.com

Rachel Brooks @RachMBrooks · Apr 14

Lastly, while I've detailed things I'm particularly keen to see, like pet cozies, that doesn't mean I won't love your cozy hook that has nothing to do with animals. Maybe you have a fun unique hook I haven't thought of that's not overdone. Query it! #MSWL QueryMe.Online/RachelBrooks

Rachel Brooks @RachMBrooks · Apr 14

The bookshelves need more cozy authors of color. If you're a cozy mystery AOC I'd love to hear from you. Query form--> QueryMe.Online/RachelBrooks #MSWL

Rachel Brooks @RachMBrooks · Apr 14

I love a cozy with humor or snark. Cozies, despite the murder and criminals, are not dark, and I want to feel like I can follow this fun sleuth and their voice for many books to come. #MSWL

Rachel Brooks @RachMBrooks · Apr 14

I want cozies set in the same small small town for the whole series, not ones that travel or move. A big part of cozies is the cast of quirky small town secondary characters (think the Log Lady in Twin Peaks), and I want to see them in each book. #MSWL