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Seattle Mystery Bookshop

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place for bibliophiles, mystery lovers and local flavor

I love books and mysteries so this was up my alley. There’s a coffee and great independent... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Chandler, Arizona
For the mystery book lovers!

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

Reviewed June 20, 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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Aug 19, 2018
“Great place for bibliophiles, mystery lovers and local flavor”
Jun 20, 2017
“For the mystery book lovers!”
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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
117 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104-2205
+1 206-587-5737
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

I love books and mysteries so this was up my alley. There’s a coffee and great independent bookstore to hangout. If you’re in the mood for coffee or books, come here.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 7, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank EdS172
Reviewed September 12, 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed February 28, 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

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed October 4, 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

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank amj-tiger
Reviewed June 29, 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

Date of experience: June 2015
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