Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

What you are purchasing with Hunt A Killer is a gripping, captivating storyline designed by a team of professional murder mystery writers that will provide entertainment all month long. Each item is handpicked to make the story feel “real”... Each letter you receive is crafted in a way that will both engage your inner detective and send chills down your spine at the same time. Our goal was to keep it as accessible to as many people as possible to spread the fun - and thrills.

Our monthly subscription is just $30 / month, and you can cancel any time. For even bigger savings, you can buy one of our Season Pass memberships, which are 6 or 12 months. With our Season Pass memberships, you’ll get FREE SHIPPING on every episode! (U.S. orders only) But fair warning: It's addicting! Once you start, you will eagerly wait for your box each and every month to keep the tale alive.

How many stories are there?

Our team of murder mystery writers are constantly developing new stories that will not only thrill you - they’ll also challenge you. Each storyline lasts 6 episodes per season. Once you complete the first storyline, Initiation, you will move onto the next one. Think of each box you receive as a new ‘episode’ each month. Every box contains the clues, and letters you will use to piece together and get closer and closer to solving the crime. With every episode more thrilling than the next, it promises to keep you on the edge of your seat - and wanting more.

Who creates the physical clues & stories?

In order to create the the most gripping, thrilling, and captivating experience possible, we had to assemble a team of the absolute best murder mystery writers in the world. That’s exactly what we did. Their specialty is hooking you in… Keeping you on the edge of your seat… And creating an experience so immersive that it sends shivers down your spine. That's why our members tell us time after time that it feels so real - and they can't get enough.

Is this a subscription or a one time purchase?

Hunt A Killer is a monthly subscription box. Our month-to-month membership gives you the option to cancel at any time, while our Season Pass memberships offer greater savings! No matter which plan you choose, you will receive a package every month containing letters, objects, and clues from serial killer. Each monthly package provides further insight into the killer’s dark past, mysterious circumstances, and future motives… It’s up to you to use the clues in each package to piece together the whole story.

So if there are multiple stories, how exactly does this work?

Our team of professional mystery writers have designed this experience so that each storyline is contained within 6 episodes per season. All new members will start out on the Initiation storyline. Think of each episode as part of a season with each monthly episode building upon itself. It’s up to you to use the clues provided to put together the story and see it through the end - and solve the crime.

Is Hunt A Killer difficult?

The Hunt A Killer storyline is a true murder mystery. Don’t worry, our professional mystery writers have structured the storyline so that each monthly package provides enough clues and evidence for you to form theories on what your “pen pal” might be up to. Feel stumped or stuck? Join our exclusive Facebook community and get to know your fellow hunters. Here’s where you can share tips and hints with hunters who are working on the same episode as you, or who have completed the episode you’re working on. You can also check out the Recaps for resources to help you progress through your season. Like any good mystery, you’ll revel in the thrill of solving the puzzle!

How much time will I spend on each monthly package?

The beauty of Hunt A Killer is you get to decide how much time you need to spend on each episode going over the clues and piecing the story together. You can also take some time and use the episode Recaps to go back and if see if you missed a detail in the clues or if something doesn't seem quite right. This is your chance to really test your detective skills and look at every possibility as you make your way to solving the case till the end!

What are your premium packages?

Our premium packages are like our monthly subscription, except they include all clues in one box for you to binge-solve. Each premium package storyline has been developed by the same team of expert murder mystery writers as the monthly subscription, and each package just as gripping, captivating, and challenging. These packages range from $99 to $227.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes, we ship all of our products internationally via DHL. Delivery estimates and shipping charges vary on the country we’re shipping to. We’re happy to help answer any questions about shipping to your location. Reach us at us at [email protected] if you have specific questions about your location.

Can I buy Hunt A Killer as a gift?

Absolutely! You can purchase one of our Premium Cases, or a membership (monthly, 6-month Season Pass, or 12-month Season Pass) for your mystery-loving friends and family members.

To buy a gift subscription for Hunt A Killer, enter the recipient’s shipping details at checkout along with their email address – and we’ll take care of the rest. If you want it to be a surprise, we recommend signing up with your own email address and forwarding the introductory emails to the recipient once they receive their package. All of our memberships are auto-renewing, so your friends or family will never miss out on the fun each month!

I have other questions. How can I reach out?

Our professional customer service team is here to answer your calls, texts, and emails from 8 am to 8 pm EST, 7 days a week

Reach out through any of these methods and our customer service reps will happily answer any questions you may have.

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Email: [email protected]
Call - 1-866-654-HUNT

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