The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 4, 2013.

    1. Joyland
    Stephen King, Hard Case Crime, $12.95, 9781781162644

    2. Bad Monkey
    Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307272591

    3. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364

    4. The Cuckoo’s Calling
    Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $26, 9780316206846

    5. The Bat
    Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780345807090

    6. Mission to Paris
    Alan Furst, Random House, $16, 9780812981827

    7. A Delicate Truth
    John le Carré, Viking, $28.95, 9780670014897

    8. A Wanted Man
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246312

    9. Broken Harbor
    Tana French, Penguin, $16, 9780143123309

    10. Defending Jacob
    William Landay, Dell, $7.99, 9780440246138

    11. Phantom
    Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307951151

    12. The Yard
    Alex Grecian, Berkley, $16, 9780425261279

    13. The Beautiful Mystery
    Louise Penny, Minotaur, $15.99, 9781250031129

    14. The Light in the Ruins
    Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385534819

    15. The Hit
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99, 9781455521210

    16. Death Comes to Pemberley
    P.D. James, Vintage, $15, 9780307950659

    17. The Redeemer
    Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307595850

    18. The Silent Wife
    A.S.A. Harrison, Penguin, $16, 9780143123231

    19. A Serpents Tooth
    Craig Johnson, Viking, $26.95, 9780670026456

    20. The Keeper of Lost Causes
    Jussi Adler-Olsen, Plume, $16, 9780452297906

    21. Hidden Order
    Brad Thor, Atria, $27.99, 9781476717098

    22. The Heist
    Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg, Bantam, $28, 9780345543042

    23. Killing Floor
    Lee Child, Jove, $9.99, 9780515153651

    24. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
    Alan Bradley, Bantam, $15, 9780385343497

    25. Light of the World
    James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.99, 9781476710761