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Independent Publisher
NYT Bestselling & Award-Winning Authors


Clay Stafford Books is an independent book publisher based in Nashville, TN. The company was incorporated in 2017 by Killer Nashville Founder, Clay Stafford, as a subsidiary of American Blackguard, Inc.

We aim to publish the most hard-hitting, riveting, and thought-provoking fiction and nonfiction titles—particularly those in the mystery, suspense, and thriller genres.