The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 3, 2014.

    1. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780307588371

    2. The Silkworm
    Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $28, 9780316206877

    3. The Cuckoo’s Calling
    Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206853

    4. Mr. Mercedes
    Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781476754451

    5. Midnight in Europe
    Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9781400069491

    6. Inferno
    Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9781400079155

    7. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
    Joel Dicker, Penguin, $18, 9780143126683

    8. The Secret History
    Donna Tartt, Vintage, $16, 9781400031702

    9. The Heist
    Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062320056

    10. Top Secret Twenty-One
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345542922

    11. Takedown Twenty
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345542892

    12. Never Go Back
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246329

    13. Dark Places
    Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341570

    14. Natchez Burning
    Greg Iles, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062311078

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

    16. The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
    Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307473004

    17. The Gods of Guilt
    Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $15, 9781455575992

    18. The Son
    Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385351379

    19. The Bookman’s Tale
    Charlie Lovett, Penguin, $16, 9780143125389

    20. The Round House
    Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062065254

    21. A Delicate Truth
    John le Carré, Penguin, $16, 9780143125310

    22. The Target
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455521203

    23. Police
    Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307951168

    24. The Hit
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $10, 9781455521302

    25. Hidden Order
    Brad Thor, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476717104