The Strand Magazine

For almost 20 years, The Strand Magazine mystery magazine has been America’s leading print publication for readers passionate about great mystery writing. Each quarterly issue delivers gripping tales of suspense—from hard-boiled detective stories to cozies—by some of the today’s most renowned mystery writers.  The Strand Magazine mystery magazine publishes never-before-published works by literary masters such as Dashiell Hammett, Joseph Heller, James M. Cain, Mark Twain, Tennessee Williams, and H.G. Wells, as well as new fiction by authors such as Alexander McCall Smith, Michael Connelly, Joseph Finder, and Jeffery Deaver. The Strand Magazine also features in-depth interviews with accomplished authors and editors in the world of fiction and mystery publishing. And the magazine’s insightful review section critiques everything from Sherlock Holmes pastiches to the latest mysteries and thrillers, as well as anthologies, mystery audiobooks, and videos. The last issue of The Strand Magazine included reviews of novels by Paula Hawkins, Thomas Perry, Laura Lippman, George Pelecanos, and Susan Hill.

The Strand Mystery Magazine has been featured on NPR, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and Time Magazine. And stories published in the Strand have received numerous awards and nominations including three Edgar nominations for best short story.

The Strand Mystery Magazine’s online shop has the latest mystery books at discounted prices as well as audiobooks, gifts for mystery fans, back issues, and our exclusive collection of Sherlock Holmes book imported from London.



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