NYT Hardcover Fiction

Bestseller List for September 27, 2020

ANXIOUS PEOPLE
Fredrik Backman
Atria
9781501160837
1-5011-6083-4
A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.
SHADOWS IN DEATH
JD Robb
St. Martin's
9781250207234
1-250-20723-1
The 51st book of the In Death series. A hitman with possible connections to Eve Dallas’s husband is seen near the scene of a crime.
ONE BY ONE
Ruth Ware
Gallery/Scout
9781501188817
1-5011-8881-X
An avalanche tests the bonds of coworkers from a London-based tech startup on a corporate retreat in the French Alps.
ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE
Louise Penny
Minotaur
9781250145239
1-250-14523-6
The 16th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. When his billionaire godfather is attacked, Gamache uncovers secrets hidden throughout Paris.
THE VANISHING HALF
Brit Bennett
Riverhead
9780525536291
0-525-53629-9
The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity but their fates intertwine.
TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM
Yaa Gyasi
Knopf
9780525658184
0-525-65818-1
A Ph.D. candidate in neuroscience looks to the hard sciences and her childhood faith to potentially help her grieving Ghanaian immigrant family.
THE HARBINGER II
Jonathan Cahn
FrontLine
9781629998916
1-62999-891-5
Nouriel, Ana Goren and a figure known as "the prophet" return as revelations are unlocked.
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
Delia Owens
Putnam
9780735219090
0-7352-1909-5
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
THE LYING LIFE OF ADULTS
Elena Ferrante
Europa Editions
9781609455910
1-60945-591-6
In this coming-of-age story, Giovanna seeks her true reflection in two kindred cities.
SQUEEZE ME
Carl Hiaasen
Knopf
9781524733452
1-5247-3345-8
A dead dowager, hungry pythons and occupants of the winter White House shake up the Palm Beach charity ball season.
THICK AS THIEVES
Sandra Brown
Grand Central
9781538751947
1-5387-5194-1
Arden Maxwell returns home to uncover the truth about her father’s involvement in a heist that went wrong 20 years ago.
THE GUEST LIST
Lucy Foley
Morrow
9780062868930
0-06-286893-4
A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.
AMERICAN DIRT
Jeanine Cummins
Flatiron
9781250209764
1-250-20976-5
A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.
THE DARKEST EVENING
Ann Cleeves
Minotaur
9781250204509
1-250-20450-X
The ninth book in the Vera Stanhope series. An abandoned toddler, a dead woman and a blizzard complicate the holidays in the Northumberland countryside.
ROYAL
Danielle Steel
Delacorte
9780399179655
0-399-17965-8
In 1943, the 17-year-old Princess Charlotte assumes a new identity in the country and falls in love.