The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 21, 2012.

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

2. A Wanted Man
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344333

3. The Beautiful Mystery
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312655464

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

5. Broken Harbor
Tana French, Viking, $27.95, 9780670023653

6. Phantom
Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307960474

7. Live by Night
Dennis Lehane, Morrow, $27.99, 9780060004873

8. The Snowman
Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307742995

9. Mission to Paris
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9781400069484

10. Red Mist
Patricia Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425250433

11. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307742537

12. The Boy in the Suitcase
Lene Kaaberbøl, Agnete Friis, Soho Crime, $15.95, 9781616951696

13. Garment of Shadows
Laurie R. King, Bantam, $26, 9780553807998

14. A Trick of the Light
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $14.99, 9781250007346

15. The Drop
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $14.99, 9781455518982

16. The Affair
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246305

17. The Rope
Nevada Barr, St. Martin’s, $9.99, 9781250008671

18. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9780312541538

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

20. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307949493

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

22. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509

23. Maisie Dobbs
Jacqueline Winspear, Penguin, $15, 9780142004333

24. The Malice of Fortune
Michael Ennis, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385536318

25. Explosive Eighteen
Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345527738