The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 15, 2016.

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

    2. Make Me
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178792

    3. Journey to Munich
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $26.99, 9780062220608

    4. The Whites
    Richard Price, Picador USA, $16, 9780312621308

    5. Descent
    Tim Johnston, Algonquin, $15.95, 9781616204778

    6. The Waters of Eternal Youth
    Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $26, 9780802124807

    7. The Stranger
    Harlan Coben, Dutton, $9.99, 9780451414137

    8. Finders Keepers
    Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501100123

    9. Gray Mountain
    John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543257

    10. Off the Grid
    C.J. Box, Putnam, $27, 9780399176609

    11. The Murder House
    James Patterson, David Ellis, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455589906

    12. The Widow
    Fiona Barton, NAL, $26, 9781101990261

    13. Big Little Lies
    Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425274866

    14. The Murder of Mary Russell
    Laurie R. King, Bantam, $28, 9780804177900

    15. The Night Sister
    Jennifer McMahon, Anchor, $15.95, 9780804169974

    16. Career of Evil
    J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $17.99, 9780316349895

    17. Invisible
    James Patterson, David Ellis, Vision, $9.99, 9781455585021

    18. A Dangerous Place
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062220561

    19. The Fifth Gospel
    Ian Caldwell, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501131967

    20. Falling in Love
    Donna Leon, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124876

    21. Gathering Prey
    John Sandford, Putnam, $9.99, 9780425278857

    22. Private Vegas
    James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Vision, $9.99, 9781455515936

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

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

    25. Extreme Prey
    John Sandford, Putnam, $29, 9780399176050