Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of April 23, 2017

  1. THE BLACK BOOK by James Patterson and David Ellis. After a raid on a brothel that serviced Chicago’s elite, two people are dead and the madam’s black book has disappeared. Who is responsible?
  2. ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE by Mary Higgins Clark. On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace has disappeared.
  3. THE CHOSEN by J. R. Ward. Book 15 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.
  4. THE LOST ORDER by Steve Berry. In the 12th Cotton Malone thriller, the former Justice Department operative pursues current and historical conspiracies.
  5. MISSISSIPPI BLOOD by Greg Iles. Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South to save his, and his father’s lives in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy.
  6. NORSE MYTHOLOGY, by Neil Gaiman. A retelling of Norse folklore.
  7. THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE by Jessica Shattuck. The widows of three men killed for attempting to assassinate Hitler take refuge together at the war’s end.
  8. IF NOT FOR YOU by Debbie Macomber. An unlikely relationship is tested.
  9. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest in the Metropol hotel, across from the Kremlin.
  10. THE TEA GIRL OF HUMMINGBIRD LANE by Lisa See. A woman from rural China becomes a tea seller and eventually moves to California, where the daughter she gave up for adoption lives.
  11. VICIOUS CIRCLE by C. J. Box. Newly released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, who put him there.
  12. EARTHLY REMAINS by Donna Leon. The 26th Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery.
  13. LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, by George Saunders. Visiting the grave of his recently deceased young son in 1862, Lincoln encounters a cemetery full of ghosts.
  14. PRUSSIAN BLUE by Philip Kerr. In the 12th Bernie Gunther novel, the action takes place both at Hitler’s villa, the Berghof, in 1939 and in Cannes in 1956.
  15. THE CUTTHROAT by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. In 1911, searching for a young actress who has disappeared, the detective Isaac Bell discovers a serial killer.

Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists