• 2109 N. Prospect Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • 414-347-4077

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri 11am-6pm
Thursday 11am-6:30pm
Saturday 10am-3:30pm
Open later on nights with signings.

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Almost  Never Blogging At http://mysteryonebookstore.wordpress.com  

But we're now on Facebook.  

http://www.facebook.com/MysteryOneBookstore   I hope that link takes you there. Feel free to jump back and forth between the website and Facebook.  I'll try to keep them both up to date.  We'll see how it goes.  Thanks.

Mystery One Books

2109 N Prospect Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53202

414-347-4077 www.mysteryone.com    mystery1@wi.rr.com

SIGNINGS,  MARCH 2015  For more information see the Author Signings page.  Thank you.   

10 March 2015 - TUESDAY -  James Anderson.  Author of:  THe Never-Open Desert Diner.  Praised in both the New York Times review of books and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Mr. Anderson will be appearing to sign his first novel.  7:00 pm.  10 March 2015           jamesandersonauthor.com

11 March 2015  - Wednesday -  Joseph Kanon -  5:00 -   Another highly praised author. 

His novel the Good German was made into a film.  Come get your copy of his newest,  Leaving Berlin, signed.



21 March 2015  - Saturday -  Richard Price (writing as Harry Brandt) Yet another highly praised author.

His novels have also been made into films.  His newest,  The Whites, deals with police relations.  A topic in the news!

Come Saturday at 4:00.   thewhitesbook.com   

As with all events at mystery one,  the purchase of a new book from us  means you can bring all  the authors previous works to get signed.


Some of our customers have said how they've missed our news letter and the books we've recommended over the years.  Please see our reviews page, then come in and we'll talk books.


Come meet some of the biggest names in the mystery field.  




Richard and David

Please see our author signing page for future events. 

Mystery One has acquired a sizable collection of older hard cover mysteries. We've also purchased selected hard covers from several collections and recent sales. Many priced to move.  Among them were dozens of  paperbacks  including ACE Doubles - Science Fiction and Westerns as well as a few mysteries.  There are also some TV Tie in books and some horror, Conan series etc. There are some hardcover - Sci-Fi and Westerns as well.  We would like to turn over these books as soon as possible so if you collect, check us out.  Many have been put up on ABE but there are quite a few still uncataloged and many of those online are in the store or in storage and readily available. Again, prices are pretty reasonable.  

New reviews are coming soon.  Again. Please see Facebook or our Author Signing page for the 2014 schedule thus far.  Thanks.  


  • Stuart Neville - all signed, including Collusion and his brand new book, Stolen Souls.
  • Max Allan Collins - new novel, Bye, Bye, Baby, is signed. We also have his new Hardcase crime novels, new Mickey Spillane and the new Quarry, but signed quantities are limited.
  • Michael Harvey - all signed
  • David Levien - all signed
  • Tracy Kiely - all signed
  • Joelle Charbonneau
  • Kevin Guilfoile
  • Gregg Hurwitz - new novel, You're Next and most of his backlist are signed.
  • Dennis Tafoya
  • Douglas Corleone
  • Laura Lippman
  • William Kent Krueger
  • Wallace Stroby
  • Daniel Silva
  • Charles Todd
  • Stephanie Pintoff

Plus many more!

Best to all,

  • Full service new mystery bookstore
  • An extensive selection of new and out-of-print first editions
  • Mystery One carries most mystery fiction titles that are in print
  • Searches for out-of-print books
  • Mails everywhere UPS goes
  • Discounts 15% off hardcovers, 10% off paperbacks, 10% off signed hardcovers