The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 2, 2015.

    1. The Girl on the Train
    Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669

    2. The English Spy
    Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062320131

    3. Dark Places
    Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $14, 9780553418484

    4. The Silkworm
    J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206891

    5. Personal
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178754

    6. Luckiest Girl Alive
    Jessica Knoll, S&S, $25, 9781476789637

    7. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361

    8. Top Secret Twenty-One
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345542939

    9. The 6th Extinction
    James Rollins, Morrow, $9.99, 9780061785696

    10. The Cartel
    Don Winslow, Knopf, $27.95, 9781101874998

    11. Sharp Objects
    Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556

    12. Sycamore Row
    John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240

    13. Flesh and Blood
    Patricia Cornwell, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062325358

    14. The Handsome Man’s de Luxe Cafe
    Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $14.95, 9780804169905

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

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

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

    18. The Bone Tree
    Greg Iles, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062311115

    19. Code of Conduct
    Brad Thor, Atria, $27.99, 9781476717159

    20. Field of Prey
    John Sandford, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425275115

    21. Natchez Burning
    Greg Iles, Harper, $9.99, 9780062311092

    22. Ordinary Grace
    William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859

    23. Dry Bones
    Craig Johnson, Viking, $27.95, 9780525426936

    24. The Fifth Gospel
    Ian Caldwell, S&S, $25.99, 9781451694147

    25. The Monogram Murders
    Sophie Hannah, Agatha Christie, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062297228