The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending December 25, 2016.

    1. The Girl on the Train
    Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212152

    2. The Whistler
    John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190

    3. Night School
    Lee Child, Delacorte, $28.99, 9780804178808

    4. In a Dark, Dark Wood
    Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501112331

    5. The Trespasser
    Tana French, Viking, $27, 9780670026333

    6. The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories
    P.D. James, Knopf, $24, 9780451494146

    7. The Woman in Cabin 10
    Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $26, 9781501132933

    8. Razor Girl
    Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385349741

    9. Rogue Lawyer
    John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393484

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

    11. In the Woods
    Tana French, Penguin, $16, 9780143113492

    12. The Best American Mystery Stories 2016
    Elizabeth George, Otto Penzler (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544527188

    13. A Great Reckoning
    Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250022134

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

    15. Tricky Twenty-Two
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345542977

    16. Inferno
    Dan Brown, Anchor, $16, 9780804172264

    17. Turbo Twenty-Three
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345543004

    18. No Man’s Land
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586516

    19. The Survivor
    Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476783468

    20. Still Life
    Louise Penny, Griffin, $16.99, 9780312541538

    21. Cross Justice
    James Patterson, Vision, $9.99, 9781455585137

    22. Precious and Grace
    Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $25.95, 9781101871355

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

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

    25. Find Her
    Lisa Gardner, Dutton, $9.99, 9780451477163