The Mysterious Bookshop

"Big Books" by Otto Penzler

Otto Penzler has long edited his Big Book series of oversized paperbacks, a perfect gift for the mystery aficionado in your life who needs a little more meat to bite into!

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries spreads murderously seasonal cheer. The collection brings together sixty of the editor’s favorite holiday themed crime tales for a collection of classics and rarities ranging from the Victorian era to today. It’s intrigue with a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg from Arthur Conan Doyle, Ed McBain, Sara Paretsky and many more.

The Big Book of Espionage is full of state secrets. Double agents. Leaks. No need to wait for the government to release redacted information, Otto is ready to declassify confidential matters. Great stories from Lee Child and Charles McCarry are pulled from the shadows and into the light. So pull your fedora down, adjust your fake moustache, and get ready to settle in with some of the greats.


Check out the full list of Big Books!

The World's Oldest Mystery Fiction Specialty Store

Specializing in Mystery Fiction and all its subgenres, including Detective, Crime, Hardboiled, Thrillers, Espionage, and Suspense.

Located at 58 Warren St. in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

If your order is a combination of in-stock and pre-order items, please note all items will ship together once everything is on-hand.



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