About Us

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Murder & Mayhem delivers the best in mystery and thrillers—from forgotten masterpieces of detective fiction’s Golden Age to the latest heart-pounding tales and twisted suspense. 

On the hunt for a new FBI thriller? Investigating which Nordic noir you should binge-watch next? Whether you’re a Miss Marple or a Moriarty, a Lisbeth Salander or a Hannibal Lecter, we have a case for you. 

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And if you uncover a killer lead, let us know at editors@murder-mayhem.com

Our Editorial Policy

Every topic we cover is selected by our editors, regardless of media affiliation. If our parent company or one of our partners in crime has a story they know you’d love to read, you’ll see it marked as sponsored—no funny business. 

Our Team

Matthew Thompson, Executive Editor

Matthew graduated from New York University with an MFA in Fiction. His stories, book reviews, and interviews appear in a variety of literary journals. As an avid traveler, Matthew has lived in Berlin, Seattle, and a handful of hamlets in the south of France. He can usually be found rummaging around old bookshops, uncovering strange titles.

MacKenzie Stuart, Editorial Assistant

MacKenzie is a recent graduate of Fordham University, where she studied International Political Economy and English. A certifiable Potterhead, MacKenzie also loves the Uglies series and anything by Madeleine L’Engle. Her favorite sport is field hockey and her favorite smell is libraries.

Jennifer Jackson, Founder

A lover of all things digital, Jennifer has been editing and writing for websites and reading ebooks for the better part of a decade. She checks Goodreads every morning for new book recommendations, and she’s recently discovered a love of British murder mystery TV series which she plans to investigate further.

Contact Us

Editorial Feedback

Find something you think we’d like? Have tips, questions or messages from the future?

Email editors@murder-mayhem.com 

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Editorial Submissions

Interested in writing for us? Send us a note to submit story ideas and get rates.

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About Our Parent Company – Open Road

Open Road Integrated Media is a prestige content brand delivering digital experiences that entertain and inform readers around the world. Laser-focused on revenue, reach, and repeat customers, the Open Road network of digital properties produces compelling stories that keep audiences engaged—across devices, content verticals, and global territories.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

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