Murder and Mayhem
Murder and Mayhem
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springchick32
Solihull, UK152 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
I couldn't believe that there was finally a bookshop selling thrillers and detective books. I was in my element when we visited here. This bookshop you have to see and bought a few books. What an amazing book shop.
Written 13 March 2024
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Lizzie
Leicester, UK151 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
One of the best bookshops in Hay (if you’re into crime, thriller and horror books). The interior and exterior are really well themed. The first room has loads of hidden gems. Be careful on the stairs, very steep/wobbly but some newer releases up there at good prices.
Written 21 October 2023
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tournaiboy
Basingstoke, UK45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Well what can you say definitely one of the best book shops in Hay a must go and see whilst there in this special town
Written 31 August 2023
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SolihullRichard
Dorridge, UK929 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
As the name suggests a shop specialising in crime and murder books. Smaller than other bookshops in Hay with some steep stairs to the upstairs crime section. If you’re into the horror genre in particular worth a visit
Written 1 June 2023
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Laura
Bristol, UK73 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
Usually a regular of this quirky shop however very disappointing today (Saturday 12 November) that the member of staff was very disinterested in helping and appeared to have little knowledge of the contents of the shop. Such a shame as the last lady who served me was so knowledgable and friendly.
Written 12 November 2022
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Daisynotail
Cannock, UK115 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Friends
Quirky and themed decor in small bookshop that is packed full of twists, murder and thrillers. Great book selection if this is your genre.
One of my favourite bookshops in Hay. Highly recommended.
Written 12 September 2021
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Ectoplasm Fantasia
Birmingham, UK1,440 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Solo
Loved it.

Perfect bookshop!

It is small but perfectly formed with books for all tastes within the horror/crime/murder genres.
Written 15 June 2021
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RJM
Gainesville, MO1,232 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 • Family
Interesting and unique bookshop specializing in crime and horror. Whilst the store may be small, it's packed with a comprehensive range to satisfy these genres.
Staff was friendly, and very covid aware, which helped us feel very comfortable.
Would recommend.
Written 6 December 2020
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WorkyK
Bath, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Murder and Mayhem *made* our trip to Hay on Wye. I have an Agatha Christie-mad near- tween, and the smashing shopkeeper was indulgent, welcoming, fun and friendly. Even on day 5! ;) This is the place to go for ALL your mystery and murder fiction (and fact, in fact). There's every sub-genre you can wish for - it's the perfect dark-heaven for those so-inclined. Thank you, M&M!
Written 21 August 2020
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Lucia S
Belmont, UK53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Couples
Visited this bookshop last Saturday and had a fantastic experience! Shop owner was really friendly and helpful and this shop was full of murder, crime, thriller and mystery books and was decorated with a spooky Halloween theme throughout. Books were also reasonably priced.
Written 11 November 2019
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