the Cloak & Dagger

A Mystery Bookshop

Intrigue. Mystery. Suspense. Discover the Cloak & Dagger, an independent bookshop catering to mystery lovers.

Located in historic Jugtown district of Princeton, a short walk from Princeton University. The Cloak & Dagger is in a 100 year old colonial revival home renovated to reflect an English style library one might find in an Agatha Christie mystery.

We stock primarily new mystery paperbacks that cover all mystery genres. We also carry mystery gifts and collectibles, mystery audiobooks, videos, puzzles and games. Gift certificates are available.

Whether you are in town visiting friends or family, attending a work conference, shopping at Palmer Square, or have lived here for years, it would be a crime to not stop by and check out one of Princeton's hidden treasures.

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  • the Cloak & Dagger 349 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States (map)

In a world of tweets , posts and endless digital downloads, mystery bookshops are a haven for a quieter time---where you can actually think, solve a crime and achieve satisfaction as justice is served.

The Cloak & Dagger will celebrate Indie Book Store Day with fun activities noted below.

In-Store Events:

  • Sleuthing Hunt: Find the “Upside” placed book on the shelves and win a Book Tote. 5 possibilities to win!

  • Raffle: Sign up for our email newsletter and you’ll be entered into a raffle for a $25.00 gift card!

  • Mug Shot Promo. Take a “selfie” with Cloak & Dagger storefront visible and “tag” us on our Facebook site (@cloakanddaggermysteries). All forensic shutterbugs  will receive a free ARC  book of their choosing at the checkout counter when “selfie” is revealed.

Earlier Event: December 5
Later Event: October 13