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NYTimes Best Sellers: Hardcover Fiction

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1

New this week

Juror #3

by James Patterson and Nancy Allen

Little, Brown

Ruby Bozarth defends a college football star charged in a felony case complicated by a second murder.

2

New this week

Shadow Tyrants

by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison

Putnam

Juan Cabrillo and his crew fight two destructive adversaries.

3

2 weeks on the list

Leverage in Death

by JD Robb

St. Martin's

Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates a mysterious act of terror.

4

2 weeks on the list

In His Father's Footsteps

by Danielle Steel

Delacorte

The son of two Holocaust survivors struggles to become his own person after his marriage falls apart.

5

New this week

The Forbidden Door

by Dean Koontz

Bantam

Jane Hawk, a former F.B.I. agent, must stop a secret group using mind-control technology.

6

5 weeks on the list

Texas Ranger

by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle

Little, Brown

Rory Yates's job and reputation are at risk when he is accused of killing his ex-wife.

7

15 weeks on the list

The President is Missing

by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Little, Brown and Knopf

President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.

8

2 weeks on the list

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

Putnam

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

9

3 weeks on the list

The Fall of Gondolin

by JRR Tolkien

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Thousands of years before the events of “The Lord of the Rings,” a hero named Tuor visits a secret city. Edited by Christopher Tolkien.

10

17 weeks on the list

The Outsider

by Stephen King

Scribner

A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.

11

New this week

Robert B. Parker's Colorblind

by Reed Farrel Coleman

Putnam

Police chief Jesse Stone works to solve racially motivated crimes and to clear the department's first black female deputy.

12

52 weeks on the list

Before We Were Yours

by Lisa Wingate

Ballantine

A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

13

2 weeks on the list

Depth of Winter

by Craig Johnson

Viking

Sheriff Longmire takes on the head of a drug cartel in a remote area of the northern Mexican desert.

14

48 weeks on the list

Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng

Penguin Press

An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

15

31 weeks on the list

The Woman in the Window

by AJ Finn

Morrow

A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.