The Indie Mystery/Thriller Bestseller List

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The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

Here is the Indie Mystery/Thriller Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 15, 2022. 

1. The Paris Apartment
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $28.99, 9780063003057

2. Verity
Colleen Hoover, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538724736

3. Run, Rose, Run
James Patterson, Dolly Parton, Little, Brown, $30, 9780759554344

4. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987

5. The Maid
Nita Prose, Ballantine, $27, 9780593356159

6. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703

7. A Sunlit Weapon
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $27.99, 9780063142268

8. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062868947

9. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17, 9780525620808

10. The Anomaly
Hervé Le Tellier, Other Press, $16.99, 9781635421699

11. City on Fire
Don Winslow, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062851192

12. Give unto Others
Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $27, 9780802159403

13. The Searcher
Tana French, Penguin, $18, 9780735224674

14. Shadows Reel
C.J. Box, Putnam, $28, 9780593331262

15. The Match
Harlan Coben, Grand Central, $29, 9781538748282

16. Finlay Donovan Is Killing It
Elle Cosimano, Minotaur Books, $17.99, 9781250830449

17. The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Stuart Turton, Sourcebooks Landmark, $16.99, 9781492670124

18. While Justice Sleeps
Stacey Abrams, Anchor, $17, 9780593310939

19. My Heart Is a Chainsaw
Stephen Graham Jones, Gallery/Saga Press, $17.99, 9781982137649

20. Shady Hollow
Juneau Black, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16, 9780593315712

21. Dream Town
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538719770

22. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
Olga Tokarczuk, Riverhead Books, $17, 9780525541349

23. The Club
Ellery Lloyd, Harper, $26.99, 9780062997425

24. We Begin at the End
Chris Whitaker, Holt Paperbacks, $17.99, 9781250759689

25. When the Stars Go Dark
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $17, 9780593237915