The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 11, 2012.

    1. Death Comes to Pemberley
    P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850

    2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
    Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307949493

    3. Believing the Lie
    Elizabeth George, Dutton, $28.95, 9780525952589

    4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
    Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307742537

    5. The Girl Who Played With Fire
    Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509

    6. Started Early, Took My Dog
    Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur, $14.99, 9780316066747

    7. Sister
    Rosamund Lupton, Broadway, $14, 9780307716521

    8. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
    Alan Bradley, Bantam, $15, 9780385343497

    9. The Sentry
    Robert Crais, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425245729

    10. The Rope
    Nevada Barr, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312614577

    11. The Drop
    Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316069410

    12. The Sherlockian
    Graham Moore, Twelve, $14.99, 9780446572583

    13. Smokin’ Seventeen
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345527707

    14. Explosive Eighteen
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345527714

    15. Nemesis
    Jo Nesbø, Harper, $14.99, 9780061655517

    16. 10th Anniversary
    James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Grand Central, $14.99, 9780446585163

    17. The Devil’s Star
    Jo Nesbø, Harper, $14.99, 9780061133985

    18. One for the Money
    Janet Evanovich, St. Martin’s, $8.99, 9780312990459

    19. V Is for Vengeance
    Sue Grafton, Marian Wood Books/Putnam, $27.95, 9780399157868

    20. Two for the Dough
    Janet Evanovich, St. Martin’s, $8.99, 9780312948962

    21. The Hypnotist
    Lars Kepler, Picador, $16, 9781250007582

    22. Maisie Dobbs
    Jacqueline Winspear, Penguin, $15, 9780142004333

    23. Red Mist
    Patricia Cornwell, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399158025

    24. Crunch Time
    Diane Mott Davidson, Avon, $7.99, 9780061348167

    25. Bury Your Dead
    Louise Penny, Minotaur, $14.99, 9780312626907