The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 20, 2013.

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

2. Never Go Back
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344340

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

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

5. The Racketeer
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345530578

6. How the Light Gets In
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312655471

7. Inferno
Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385537858

8. W Is for Wasted
Sue Grafton, Putnam, $28.95, 9780399158988

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

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

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

12. The Quest
Nelson DeMille, Center Street, $26, 9781455576425

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

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

15. The English Girl
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062073167

16. The Last Man
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416595236

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

18. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin’s Griffin, $15.99, 9780312541538

19. Creole Belle
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $9.99, 9781451648140

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

21. The Hit
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $15, 9781455521173

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

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

24. Just One Evil Act
Elizabeth George, Dutton, $29.95, 9780525952961

25. The Bones of Paris
Laurie R. King, Bantam, $26, 9780345531766