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Our Best Seller List for August 2008


Best Sellers in Hardcover

Best Sellers in Trade Paperback

Best Sellers in Mass Market Paperback

Hardcover Best Sellers

1. The Map Thief by Heather Terrell

Mara Coyne returns in an exciting tale of a Chinese map and the question of who really discovered the New World

$25 signed copies available

2. Fisherman's Bend by Linda Greenlaw

Jane Bunker, marine insurance investigator

$24.95 signed copies available

3. The Legal Limit by Martin Clark

A legal thriller and more in this tale of two brothers whose lives diverge

$24.95 signed copies available

4. Lie Down with the Devil by Linda Barnes

Boston PI Carlotta Carlyle


5. Damage Control by J.A. Jance

Bisbee, Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady


6. Recipes From a Very Small Island by Linda Greenlaw

Classic New England recipes from Linda Greenlaw and her mom


7. Hell Hole by Chris Grabenstein

Down the shore mystery with John Ceepak

$24.95 signed copies available

8. Devil Bones by Kathy Reichs

forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan


9. Where Memories Lie by Deborah Crombie

detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James


10. Cockatiels at Seven by Donna Andrews

Meg Lanslow


10. Death's Half Acre by Margaret Maron

Deborah Knott


10. The Likeness by Tana French

Irish cop Cassie Maddox goes undercover

$25.95 signed copies available

10. The Mercedes Coffin by Faye Kellerman

Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus


Trade Paperback Best Sellers

1. In the Woods by Tana French

Edgar-winning debut introduced Irish cop Cassie Maddox


2. The Night Villa by Carol Goodman

Exciting literary thriller set in Capri


3. Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

Sparkling tale of flock of sheep who solve the murder of their shepherd


4. The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman

woman returns as a teacher to school she fled as a student


5. The Chicago Way by Michael Harvey

debut for Chicago PI Michael Kelly


6. The Lobster Chronicles by Linda Greenlaw

Linda Greenlaw tells the story of her life as a swordboat captain


7. The Blackstone Key by Rose Melikan

Debut for Mary Finch, young woman sleuth during the Napoleonic War era


8. The War Against Miss Winter by Kathryn Miller Haines

Debut for Rosie Winter, actress and sleuth in Wartime New York


9. The Winter of Her Discontent by Kathryn Miller Haines

Further adventures of Rosie Winter


10. Replay by Ken Grimwood

Man gets a chance to relive his life


10. Plain Heathen Mischief by Martin Clark

Crime novel with flashes of humor among the noir


Paperback Best Sellers

1. One Bad Apple by Sheila Connolly

Debut for Meg Corey who inherits her mother's old house


2. Macaroni Boy by Katherine Ayres

Depression-era tale of young boy in Pittsburgh's Strip District


3. The Chrysalis by Heather Terrell

Art and history mix in this thriller about a painting stolen by the Nazis


4. Knitting Bones by Monica Ferris

Needlework shop owner Betsy Devonshire


5. Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

Golden age sleuth Lady Georgie Rannoch


6. Murder on the Flying Scotsman by Carola Dunn

Daisy Dalrymple, sleuth in twenties England


7. Shoots to Kill by Kate Collins

Flower shop owner Abby Knight


8. Bury Her Deep by Catriona McPherson

Aristocratic amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver


9. The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen

Boston medical examiner Maura Isles and cop Jane Rizzoli


9. Hard Row by Margaret Maron

Deborah Knott


10. Bones to Ashes by Kathy Reichs

forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan


10. Slipknot by Linda Greenlaw

Marine investigator Jane Bunker


10. A Costwold Mystery by Rebecca Tope

housesitter Thea Osborne


10. A Killer Stitch by Maggie Sefton

Aspiring knitter Kelly Flynn


10. Written in Bone by Simon Beckett

forensic scientist turned GP David Hunter





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