Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of February 10, 2019

  1. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

  2. CRUCIBLE by James Rollins. Monk Kokkalis and Commander Gray Pierce use arcane clues in hopes of preventing a potential apocalypse.

  3. AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. Jessica Farris’s life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shields’s psychology study.

  4. LIAR LIAR by James Patterson and Candice Fox. Detective Harriet Blue has become a dangerous fugitive from the law as she pursues the murderer Regan Banks.

  5. THE RECKONING by John Grisham. A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

  6. TURNING POINT by Danielle Steel. Four American trauma doctors face difficult choices when they join a mass-casualty training program in Paris.

  7. THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD by Alan Bradley. Flavia de Luce, a 12-year-old detective, is on the case when a human finger ends up in her sister’s wedding cake.

  8. FIRE AND BLOOD by George R.R. Martin. Set 300 years before the events of “A Game of Thrones,” this is the first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.

  9. THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM by Marie Benedict. Hedy Lamarr flees to Hollywood where she becomes a screen star and develops technology that might combat the Nazis.

  10. THE NEW IBERIA BLUES by James Lee Burke. Detective Dave Robicheaux and his new partner Bailey Ribbons investigate the death of a young woman by crucifixion.

  11. EVERY BREATH by Nicholas Sparks. Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.

  12. NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty. A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.

  13. THE RULE OF LAW by John Lescroart. Dismas Hardy must solve a mystery involving his secretary, who is arrested for abetting a murder.

  14. LONG ROAD TO MERCY by David Baldacci. Atlee Pine, an F.B.I. agent who is haunted by the childhood kidnapping of her twin sister, must choose between protecting her career or the United States' democracy. 

  15. THERE THERE by Tommy Orange. A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American. 

 Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists