The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 21, 2016.

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

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

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

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

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

6. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425274866

7. The Guilty
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455586424

8. The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $17, 9781594633928

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

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

11. Invisible
James Patterson, David Ellis, Vision, $9.99, 9781455585021

12. Blood on Snow
Jo Nesbø, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $14, 9780804172554

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

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

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

16. Burn
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Vision, $9.99, 9781455515868

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

18. The Secret History
Donna Tartt, Vintage, $16.95, 9781400031702

19. Mr. Mercedes
Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501125607

20. World Gone By
Dennis Lehane, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062351814

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

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

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

24. Ordinary Grace
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859

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