Mystery Loves Compay
202 S. Morris Street
Oxford MD 21654



Winter Hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Monday

10 am – 4 pm

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February 28, 2015 (WYE MILLS) 9am – 5 pm Bay to Ocean Writers Conference. The best writing conference in the area, this has always sold out quickly. So make it snappy and get to to register.  Mystery Loves Company will be the book dealer for Bay to Ocean.


March 5 (BALTIMORE) 7:00pm Pratt Library, 400 Cathedral Street. Joanna Fluke signs her new mystery DOUBLE FUDGE BROWNIE MURDER ($26.00) and brings baked goodies. MLC will be selling books.

March 6 (OXFORD) 10am. Our Mystery Then and Now book club reads are both set in China, THE CHINESE MAZE MURDERS by Robert Van Gulik ($13.00) and DEATH OF A RED HEROINE by Qui Xiaolong ($15.95). We offer 20% off on Book club books. Please RSVP as our group is growing.

March 21 (OXFORD) 12 noon – 3pm. Espionage author Bill Rapp returns to Oxford to sign his new historical novel TEARS OF INNOCENCE ($25.95). In post-WWII Berlin a man is tasked with hunting down and resettling some scientists who worked on the German war machine.

April 26 (OXFORD) 12 noon – 3pm. Ellen Crosby signs her second Sophie Medina mystery GHOST IMAGE ($25.95). Sophie, a professional photographer, agrees to an assignment to photograph the wedding of a friend, who happens to be the uncrowned grand duke of Austria. She goes with his family to the Franciscan monastery in DC site of the upcoming wedding, but finds a body in the garden there, and it is someone she knows very well. I loved this book and think this is her best book yet.


May 1-3 (BETHESDA) Malice Domestic traditional mystery convention. We will be dealers at this convention. Please let us know is you would like signed copies from the Malice authors. More information on authors who are attending and registration at














MLC Oxford


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

12.10.2013 Fun feature on MLC from  The Mysterious Case of Retirement of Kathy Harig

11.26.2013  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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