“Murder by the Book is one of America’s oldest and largest speciality bookstores!”

Murder by the Book - Houston, Texas

Murder by the Book was founding in 1980 by Martha Farrington, today the store belong to McKenna Jordan and stocks over 25,000 books. The store claims to be one of America’s oldest and largest mystery specialty bookstores and hosts book signings and special events.

The store stocks new and used paperbacks and hardbacks, first editions, gifts and collections, mystery magazines and more.

If you love a good mystery novel, and you’re in the area, it’s the place to be! It would a crime not to drop in.


Address: 2342 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

Hours:  10AM – 6PM Mon-Sat, 10AM-5pm Sun

Website: murderbythebooks.com