Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of July 23, 2017

  1. CAMINO ISLAND by John Grisham. A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
  2. MURDER GAMES by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. An expert on serial murder becomes involved in the hunt for a New York City killer.

  3.  USE OF FORCE by Brad Thor. The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is called in when a missing terrorism suspect drowns off the Italian coast.

  4. INTO THE WATER by Paula Hawkins. In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.

  5. THE DUCHESS by Danielle Steel. A 19th-century British duke's daughter, disinherited by her half brothers, flees to Paris to make a new life.

  6. THE IDENTICALS by Elin Hilderbrand. Complications in the lives of identical twins who were raised by their divorced parents, one on Nantucket, one on Martha’s Vineyard.

  7. WIRED by Julie Garwood. An F.B.I. agent recruits an idealistic (and beautiful) hacker to help him find a leaker.

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

  9. THE SILENT CORNER by Dean Koontz. An F.B.I. agent investigates an alarming surge in suicides, including her husband's. The first in a new series.

  10. THE FORCE by Don Winslow. A detective sergeant and his crew in Manhattan North deal with gangs, drugs and guns, and steal millions of dollars.

  11. TOM CLANCY: POINT OF CONTACT by Mike Maden. Jack Ryan Jr. helps thwart a global financial crisis. (Tom Clancy died in 2013.)

  12. DRAGON TEETH by Michael Crichton. A college student joins a fossil-hunting expedition in the 19th-century West and is caught up in the rivalry between two paleontologists. A recently discovered manuscript by Crichton, who died in 2008.

  13. SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL by Diana Gabaldon. A collection of Outlander short fiction.

  14. DANGEROUS MINDS by Janet Evanovich. Emerson Knight, an eccentric millionaire, and Riley Moon, a financial analyst, search for a missing island.

  15. KISS CARLO by Adriana Trigiani. Extended Italian-American families work, feud and fall in love in the Philadelphia area in 1949.

 Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists