Welcome! Hurley Books is an independent bookshop in Mevagissey, Cornwall, run by Liz and Steve Hurley. We started as online sellers when a newcomer called Amazon launched its online Marketplace back in 2002. We very quickly outgrew the spare bedroom and opened up a shop in St. Austell. We then moved to Charlestown and finally settled in Mevagissey in 2006.
We’ve always been drawn to the book. Steve bought and sold books throughout his English degree and Liz is a Chartered Librarian. When we married it gradually became obvious that we might be able to make a career out of our bibliophilia. And here we are.
We still buy and sell, Steve can been found up in attics helping with house clearances, Liz writes books, and we both work in the shop every week along with our brilliant staff who have the unenviable job of trying to decide which of us to listen to!
We stock books (new and second hand), stationery, puzzles, vinyl, CDs ephemera, chocolate and all sorts of other bits and bobs. Come in and see for yourself, there is always something new to see.