The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 31, 2016.

    1. The Girl on the Train
    Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634024

    2. The Girl in the Spider’s Web
    David Lagercrantz, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16.95, 9781101872000

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

    4. The Cartel
    Don Winslow, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16.95, 9781101873748

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

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

    7. Girl Waits With Gun
    Amy Stewart, Mariner, $14.95, 9780544800830

    8. The Fireman
    Joe Hill, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062200631

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

    10. Cross Justice
    James Patterson, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455585120

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

    12. A Banquet of Consequences
    Elizabeth George, Penguin, $16, 9780451467850

    13. Worth Dying For
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246299

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

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

    16. The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
    Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $15, 9780804169912

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

    18. The Scam
    Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345543172

    19. The Melody Lingers On
    Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9781476749129

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

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

    22. Mr. Mercedes
    Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501125607

    23. The Secret History
    Donna Tartt, Vintage, $16.95, 9781400031702

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

    25. Bull Mountain
    Brian Panowich, Putnam, $16, 9780425282281