HoZ makes crime list available through print-on-demand

HoZ makes crime list available through print-on-demand

Head of Zeus is making available digital crime list, MysteriousPress.com, in print-on-demand format through Amazon.co.uk.

Mysterious Press was founded in New York in 1975 by Otto Penzler, and publishes a range of classic and new crime novels. Head of Zeus is the UK and Commonwealth distributor for the titles, which have previously been available as e-book list MysteriousPress.com. The list, made up of more than 700 titles in the UK, will now be available in physical formats through Amazon's print-on-demand service, launching today (27th April), with promotion by the internet retailer.

Nicholas Cheetham, digital publisher at Head of Zeus, said: "We are thrilled to be working with Amazon to bring this extraordinary crime library to a new audience. Good books should be available instantly and in whichever format the customer desires them. Amazon has made this possible. With their smart livery and distinct format, the MysteriousPress.com books are perfect for collecting and perfect for giving.”

Roeland Donker, head of print-on-demand at Amazon EU, said the release was "great news for authors and readers", adding: "MysteriousPress has a very strong crime list that deserves widespread distribution, and with print-on-demand we can ensure these titles are always in stock and available for one-day delivery to Amazon customers across the UK.”

Penzler said the it would give readers "the best of both words".