New York Times
Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
November 11, 2018
1. The Reckoning
A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.
2. Every Breath
Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.
3. The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
The sequel to "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows Annie on her heavenly journey.
Intertwined stories of two families who live in different centuries on the same street corner in Vineland, N.J.
5. A Spark of Light
The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.
James Patterson and James O. Born
Michael Bennett discovers that an assassin is targeting him and his family
7. Holy Ghost
Virgil Flowers investigates shootings in a Minnesota town following an attempt to revive its ailing economy.
8. The Witch Elm
After Toby Hennessy retreats to his family's ancestral home, a skull discovered in the backyard exposes his family's past.
9. Vince Flynn: Red War
When the Russian prime minister plots to invade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him.
10. Where the Crawdads Sing
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
11. The Clockmaker's Daughter
A century-old mystery at the Birchwood Manor on the Thames connects the lives of an archivist and artist.
12. Winter in Paradise
Irene Steele uncovers her husband's secret life on a Caribbean island following his death.
13. Alaskan Holiday
A Seattleite cook stuck in remote Ponder, Alaska, grapples with her feelings for the local swordsmith.
14. Killing Commendatore
The discovery of an unseen work in an artist's attic unleashes a series of bizarre occurrences that a painter must navigate.
15. The Fox
A young British hacker's skills are used for risky espionage operations.
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A version of this list appears in the November 11, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending October 27, 2018.