Mystery Loves Compay
202 S. Morris Street
Oxford MD 21654



Spring hours begin in April: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm.
We will be closed May 1st as we are in Bethesda for Malice Domestic

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April 23, 2016 (OXFORD) Oxford Day. The daylong celebration of all things Oxford. More at


April 23, 2016 (CAMBRIDGE) 6pm The Denizen of the Bar of Gold Sherlockian group (scion) meets at the Cambridge Yacht Club. More info email Art Renkwitz at


April 29 to May 1 (BETHESDA, MD) Malice Domestic. This traditional mystery fan convention should not be missed. Over 100 authors gather to snooze and celebrate mysteries. Mystery Loves Company will once again be in the dealer’s room with all your favorite authors’ newest books. Go to to register.


May 10, 2016 (CHEVY CHASE, MD) 6:00 – 9:00 pm Karen Karydes talks about her new book HARD BOILED ANXIETY ($24.95), the story of the lives of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, and Ross MacDonald at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America dinner. For tickets ($35.00) and info We have signed copies now.


May 14, 2016 (BETHESDA, MD) 1:30 – 3:30 pm Launch of CHESAPEAKE CRIMES: STORM WARNING ($14.99) at the Writers Center. More at


June 10 to 11, 2016 (LINTHICUM, MD) Scintillation of Scions IX. This gathering of passionate and like-minded Sherlock Holmes devotees is a pleasure to behold. Mystery Loves Company will be in the dealer’s room with all your Sherlockian must-have books and goodies. Register here


June 28, 2016 (PERRY HALL, MD) Authors featured in the latest Chesapeake Crimes Anthology; STORM WARNING will be signing copies at the Perry Hall Branch of Baltimore County Library 9685 Honeygo Blvd, Perry Hall, MD 21128














MLC Oxford


Welcome to Mystery Loves Company in Oxford, Your bookshop for Scribes of the Shore.

House for rent in FranceFollow Kathy's blog about the little house in France they have purchased and will be offering for rent.


Fun feature on MLC from  The Mysterious Case of Retirement of Kathy Harig

  New article In Praise of Independent Bookstores features MLC.

Read Sister-in-Crime's blog's posting about MLC.

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Kathy was the moderator on the panel for Dec 21, 2010 2nd Annual Science is Murder event at The Washington Academy of Sciences. Read the minutes.

Listen to recent WCEI interviews

Laura Lippman interview

Peter Imirie interview (To Touch the Wind)

Carol Rizzoli's HOUSE AT ROYAL OAK interview

Andy Nunoz and Ghosts of the Eastern Shore book


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