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Seattle Mystery Bookshop

117 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104-2205
+1 206-587-5737
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For the mystery book lovers!

I visit here every trip to Seattle and it never disappoints. The staff is knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
laurie c
Eugene, Oregon
via mobile
Great Shop

We are mystery fans and stop here on every visit to Seattle. Great selection of titles, especially... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Ed S
Oliver, Canada
via mobile
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For Mystery Lovers Who Know What They Want, And For Those Who Haven't A Clue. -- We Carry Whodunits, Detectives, Suspense, Thrillers, Spies and True Crime. As Well As New, Used, Signed, Rare and Collectible First Edition Mysteries.
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20 Jun 2017
“For the mystery book lovers!”
16 Jun 2017
“Great Shop”
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117 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104-2205
+1 206-587-5737
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I visit here every trip to Seattle and it never disappoints. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. It appeared they do a lot of business on line, so if you're looking for something unique, don't forget about this place.

Thank laurie c
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We are mystery fans and stop here on every visit to Seattle. Great selection of titles, especially local authors. Very knowledgeable staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We happened to be walking towards the underground walking tour in downtown and came across this book shop. The selection of crime fiction and mysteries is unbelievable! Literally anything you could want. The owners were there, and they were so knowledgeable and friendly. They helped...More

Thank United_Chick
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We are mystery buffs and this is one great bookstore. We always make a point of stopping here when we are in Seattle. They have a huge selection of mystery books and an excellent selection of local authors. The staff are helpful, VERY knowledgeable and...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We love the selection and the staff are so helpful and well informed about all their books. Their enthusiasm is catching!

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This bookstore was half-way up a Seattle hill and we stopped in to get a rest and see what selections they had. They specialize in mysteries. But they had other books, too, as well as a section of sale books. I checked and they had...More

Thank Agnes H
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Seattle Mystery Bookshop was a place I always visited when in Pioneer Square. The employees are extremely well-read and very knowledgable regarding mystery, science fiction and thrillers. While they have downsized somewhat, the shop is still full of weed-loved books. I miss this place as...More

1  Thank path51
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This shop is a must for passionate mystery lovers, such as myself. Set below street level in quaint quarters, it caters to the true mystery buff carrying every genre from crime classics to hard boiled detective, to light cozies, and so much more. The personnel...More

2  Thank amj-tiger
Reviewed 29 June 2015

They know their mystery writers well. We have been going there for more than 20 years and they are most helpful and informative. We would not go back otherwise. We buy books every time we are in town. We want them to survive. They also...More

Thank restats
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Whether you read occasionally or frequently, the employees can point you in any direction that surely will tickle your literary fancy. No red herrings here. Straight up awesome selection orchestrated by even cooler people.

Thank OwenPStandley
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