The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 6, 2013.

     1. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364

    2. The Racketeer
    John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535144

    3. Sweet Tooth
    Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $26.95, 9780385536820

    4. The Art Forger
    B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781616201326

    5. The Black Box
    Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316069434

    6. Notorious Nineteen
    Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345527745

    7. V Is for Vengeance
    Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425250563

    8. A Wanted Man
    Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344333

    9. Phantom
    Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307960474

    10. The Snowman
    Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307742995

    11. The Keeper of Lost Causes
    Jussi Adler-Olsen, Plume, $16, 9780452297906

    12. Elegy for Eddie
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062049582

    13. The Best American Mystery Stories 2012
    Robert Crais, Otto Penzler (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547553986

    14. The Marseille Caper
    Peter Mayle, Knopf, $24, 9780307594198

    15. Broken Harbor
    Tana French, Viking, $27.95, 9780670023653

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

    17. I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
    Alan Bradley, Bantam, $15, 9780385344029

    18. One Shot
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780345538192

    19. The Beautiful Mystery
    Louise Penny, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312655464

    20. The Drop
    Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446556699

    21. Still Life
    Louise Penny, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9780312541538

    22. The Affair
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246305

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

    24. The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds
    Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307907332

    25. Princess Elizabeth’s Spy
    Susan Elia MacNeal, Bantam, $15, 9780553593624