Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of October 15, 2017

  1. SLEEPING BEAUTIES by Stephen King and Owen King. In a small Appalachian town, women who fall asleep don't wake up and become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.

  2. DON'T LET GO by Harlan Coben. Det. Napoleon Dumas investigates a murder and uncovers clues about the disappearance of his high school love and the death of his twin brother 15 years ago.

  3. A COLUMN OF FIRE by Ken Follett. The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.

  4. THE CUBAN AFFAIR by Nelson DeMille. A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.

  5. HAUNTED by James Patterson and James O. Born. A detective from New York takes his family on a vacation in Maine and is enlisted by local cops to help solve a crime in the woods.

  6. THE GIRL WHO TAKES AN EYE FOR AN EYE by David Lagercrantz. Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.

  7. TO BE WHERE YOU ARE by Jan Karon. The 14th novel in the Mitford series. Three generations of Kavanaghs face changes in their lives.

  8. LEGACY OF SPIES by John le Carré. Peter Guillam, formerly of the British Secret Service, is pulled out of retirement to defend intelligence operations during the cold war that resulted in the deaths of people close to him.

  9. ENEMY OF THE STATE by Kyle Mills. Vince Flynn's character Mitch Rapp leaves the C.I.A. to go on a manhunt when the nephew of a Saudi King finances a terrorist group.

  10. LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng. An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

  11. Y IS FOR YESTERDAY by Sue Grafton. The 25th Kinsey Millhone mystery novel. A former student from an elite private school is released from prison and a sociopath returns to haunt the detective.

  12. THE ROMANOV RANSOM by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell. Sam and Remi Fargo search for two missing filmmakers in North Africa and uncover a group seeking to create the Fourth Reich.

  13. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate. A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother’s past, learns about a real-life Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people.

  14. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

  15. SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward. A 13 year-old boy comes of age in Mississippi while his black mother takes him and his toddler sister to pick up their white father, who is getting released from the state penitentiary. 

     Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists