Mystery Ink

Huntington Beach, CA 



BOOKENDS!  Numerous Styles


An Independent Mystery

Bookstore opened in 1991

Specializing in Author Events

located in 
Huntington Beach, CA 
(714 743-6127

 Stay Tuned for the Date of our 7th Annual Ladies of Intrigue

Thanks to all who attended our 2019 LADIES OF INTRIGUE


New Releases!!

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THE RESCUE - Signed 1st editions by T. Jefferson Parker and the paw print of Jasper (the inspiration for the book) now available - limited supply

PINK LEMONADE MURDER CAKE - Signed 1st editions by Joanne Fluke

​Now available - limited supply

LADY TAN'S CIRCLE OF WOMEN - Signed 1st edition by Lisa See

​Now available - limited supply


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Saturday, September 23, 1:00 p.m. – Nancy Cole Silverman
with the second novel in her Kat Lawson Mysteries,PASSPORT TO SPY,
based on her Dad’s MIA experiences during World War II.

After losing her job as an investigative reporter for The Phoenix Gazette, Kat Lawson has a new gig. The FBI has asked her to work undercover as a reporter for Travel International to cover Munich, Germany’s festive holiday scene—and get close to Hans von Hausmann, a very charismatic and popular museum curator suspected of hiding a cache of stolen masterpieces. But, when a trusted source is found dead, Kat realizes the tables have been turned and she is in danger.
Location: Fernhill Clubhouse, 5472 Diamond, Huntington Beach,



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Joan Didion The 1990s & 80s: by David Ulin/Joan Didion (NEW)
The 1960s & 70s (#325) by David Ulin/Joan Didion

The 1980s & 90s (#341) by David Ulin/Joan Didion

Slouching Towards Bethlehem/Play It as It Lays/A Book of Common Prayer/The White Album - by David Ulin/Joan Didion
Sidewalking by David Ulin
The Lost Art of Reading by David Ulin
Writing L.A.  by David Ulin

Thursday, September 21, Noon - Huntington Beach Friends of the Library

Author Luncheon with Jennifer Coburn & Sarah James

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​​The Lost Desert​ by Tod Goldbert (NEW)

Gangster Nation by Tod Goldberg

Gangsterland by Tod Goldberg

Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Clift by Sarah Borjas When the Messenger is Hot by Elizabeth Crane
Turf by Elizabeth Crane
The History of Great Things by Elizabeth Crane
We Only Know So Much by Elizabeth Crane

Cruising by Alex Espinoza

Still Water Saints by Alex Espinoza

Would-Land by Jill Alexander Essbaum

The Good Grief Journal by Jill Alexander Essbaum Devastation by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum


Don't Fear the Reaper by Stephen Graham Jones  (NEW)

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

Night of the Mannequins
Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones
Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones
Successful TV Writing by Bill Rabkin
Writing the Pilot 2 by Bill Rabkin

Sanctuary by Emily Rapp Black (NEW)
Liar by Rob Roberge

Rude Talk in Athens by Mark Haskell Smith

Blown by Mark Haskell Smith