The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 7, 2011.

1. Smokin’ Seventeen
Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345527684

2. The Snowman
Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307595867

3. Sizzling Sixteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin’s, $8.99, 9780312383312

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

5. The Hypnotist
Lars Kepler, Sarah Crichton Books/FSG, $27, 9780374173951

6. The Man From Beijing
Henning Mankell, Vintage, $15, 9780307472847

7. I Still Dream About You
Fannie Flagg, Ballantine, $15, 9780812977165

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

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

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

11. Burn
Nevada Barr, Minotaur, $9.99, 9780312381806

12. Iron House
John Hart, Thomas Dunne, $25.99, 9780312380342

13. Sister
Rosamund Lupton, Crown, $24, 9780307716514

14. The Double Comfort Safari Club
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $14, 9780307277480

15. Sixkill
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399157264

16. 10th Anniversary
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316036269

17. Maisie Dobbs (Book One)
Jacqueline Winspear, Penguin, $15, 9780142004333

18. The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag
Alan Bradley, Bantam, $15, 9780385343459

19. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307378392

20. Killing Floor
Lee Child, Penguin, $9.99, 9780515141429

21. A Question of Belief
Donna Leon, Penguin, $15, 9780143118954

22. Death in Summer
Benjamin Black, Holt, $25, 9780805090925

23. The Ice Princess
Camilla Lackberg, Free Press, $15, 9781451621747

24. The Mapping of Love and Death
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061727689

25. Buried Prey
John Sandford, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399157