The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 5, 2014.

    1. Sycamore Row
    John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537131

    2. The Gods of Guilt
    Michael Connelly, Little, Brown, $28, 9780316069519

    3. The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
    Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307378415

    4. Inferno
    Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385537858

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

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

    7. Takedown Twenty
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345542885

    8. Police
    Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307960498

    9. Tatiana
    Martin Cruz Smith, S&S, $25.99, 9781439140215

    10. Identical
    Scott Turow, Grand Central, $28, 9781455527205

    11. Dust
    Patricia Cornwell, Putnam Adult, $28.95, 9780399157578

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

    13. Just One Evil Act
    Elizabeth George, Dutton, $29.95, 9780525952961

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

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

    16. The Racketeer
    John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345530578

    17. W Is for Wasted
    Sue Grafton, Putnam, $28.95, 9780399158988

    18. The Best American Mystery Stories 2013
    Lisa Scottoline, Otto Penzler (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544034600

    19. Never Go Back
    Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344340

    20. The Hit
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $15, 9781455521173

    21. Still Life
    Louise Penny, Griffin, $15.99, 9780312541538

    22. Notorious Nineteen
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345527769

    23. Spider Woman’s Daughter
    Anne Hillerman, Harper, $26.99, 9780062270481

    24. How the Light Gets In
    Louise Penny, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312655471

    25. The Quest
    Nelson DeMille, Center Street, $26, 9781455576425