New York Times
Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
August 26, 2018
A pilot investigates treacherous situations when he attempts to deliver a mysterious black box to a doctor in George.
2. The President is Missing
Bill Clinton and James Patterson
President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.
Laurell K. Hamilton
The vampire hunter Anita Blake goes to a Florida island where members of a family turn into a mass of snakes.
4. The Outsider
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy's body is found.
5. The Other Woman
Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and assassin, fights the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order.
6. An Unwanted Guest
A Catskills lodge loses electricity during a blizzard and its guests start mysteriously dropping dead.
7. Clock Dance
A window into Willa Drake's life over 50 years and how she adjusts to some of life's surprises.
In the 22nd book in the F.B.I. Thriller series, agents Sherlock and Savich look for an escaped psychopath.
9. The Money Shot
Stuart Woods and Parnell Hall
A movie star is blackmailed and Teddy Fay, disguised as an actor and stuntman, investigates.
10. Cottage by the Sea
Annie Marlow forms new relationships in the Pacific Northwest as she tries to recover from tragedy.
11. The Perfect Couple
A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.
12. Before We Were Yours
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
13. All We Ever Wanted
A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.
14. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.
The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series.
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A version of this list appears in the August 26, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending August 11, 2018.
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