The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending December 27, 2015.

1. Rogue Lawyer
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385539432

2. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669

3. The Girl in the Spider’s Web
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385354288

4. Career of Evil
J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $28, 9780316349932

5. Descent
Tim Johnston, Algonquin, $15.95, 9781616204778

6. A Banquet of Consequences
Elizabeth George, Viking, $28.95, 9780525954330

7. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543257

8. The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307911568

9. Tricky Twenty-Two
Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345542960

10. The Cuckoo’s Calling
J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206853

11. Make Me
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28.99, 9780804178778

12. The Burning Room
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9781455524181

13. Moriarty
Anthony Horowitz, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062377197

14. The Escape
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455521258

15. Girl Waits With Gun
Amy Stewart, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 9780544409910

16. The Best American Mystery Stories 2015
James Patterson, Otto Penzler (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544526754

17. Memory Man
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455559817

18. X
Sue Grafton, Marian Wood Books/Putnam, $28.95, 9780399163845

19. The Survivor
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria, $28, 9781476783451

20. The Silkworm
J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206891

21. Still Life
Louise Penny, Griffin, $15.99, 9780312541538

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

23. Deadline
John Sandford, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425275184

24. Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante
Susan Elia MacNeal, Bantam, $15, 9780804178709

25. The Nature of the Beast
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250022080