New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
October 7, 2018
1. Lethal White by Robert GalbraithThe fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series. Detectives Strike and Ellacott investigate a crime a young man may have witnessed as a child; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
2. Juror #3 by James Patterson and Nancy AllenRuby Bozarth defends a college football star charged in a felony case complicated by a second murder.
3. Time's Convert by Deborah HarknessDuring his lover's journey to immortality, a vampire's past returns to haunt them both.
4. Sea Prayer by Khaled HosseiniA father reflects on the life he and his son left behind in Syria, and the dangers of the journey before them.
5. Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler and Boyd MorrisonJuan Cabrillo and his crew fight two destructive adversaries.
7. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensIn a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
8. In His Father's Footsteps by Danielle SteelThe son of two Holocaust survivors struggles to become his own person after his marriage falls apart.
10. Texas Ranger by James Patterson and Andrew BourelleRory Yates's job and reputation are at risk when he is accused of killing his ex-wife.
11. The Outsider by Stephen KingA detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy's body is found.
12. The Forbidden Door by Dean KoontzJane Hawk, a former F.B.I. agent, must stop a secret group using mind-control technology.
13. The Fall of Gondolin by J. R. R. TolkienThousands of years before the events of The Lord of the Rings, a hero named Tuor visits a secret city. Edited by Christopher Tolkien
14. Before We Were Yours by Lisa WingateA South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
15. The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe final volume of the author's novel set in the Cemetery of Forgotten Books. Alicia Gris uncovers a conspiracy in Spanish history.