The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 4, 2013.

1. Joyland
Stephen King, Hard Case Crime, $12.95, 9781781162644

2. Bad Monkey
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307272591

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

4. The Cuckoo’s Calling
Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $26, 9780316206846

5. The Bat
Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780345807090

6. Mission to Paris
Alan Furst, Random House, $16, 9780812981827

7. A Delicate Truth
John le Carré, Viking, $28.95, 9780670014897

8. A Wanted Man
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246312

9. Broken Harbor
Tana French, Penguin, $16, 9780143123309

10. Defending Jacob
William Landay, Dell, $7.99, 9780440246138

11. Phantom
Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307951151

12. The Yard
Alex Grecian, Berkley, $16, 9780425261279

13. The Beautiful Mystery
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $15.99, 9781250031129

14. The Light in the Ruins
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385534819

15. The Hit
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99, 9781455521210

16. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Vintage, $15, 9780307950659

17. The Redeemer
Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307595850

18. The Silent Wife
A.S.A. Harrison, Penguin, $16, 9780143123231

19. A Serpents Tooth
Craig Johnson, Viking, $26.95, 9780670026456

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

21. Hidden Order
Brad Thor, Atria, $27.99, 9781476717098

22. The Heist
Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg, Bantam, $28, 9780345543042

23. Killing Floor
Lee Child, Jove, $9.99, 9780515153651

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

25. Light of the World
James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.99, 9781476710761