As of today these are the top five best selling hardcover fiction books according to The New York Times.
1. “The Book of Life” – Deborah Harkness
This is the final book in the All Souls Trilogy which includes “A Discovery of Witches” and “Shadow of Night.” Historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present after traveling through time in “Shadow of Night” and reunite with the characters from “A Discovery of Witches.” They are now facing a bigger threat when the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages becomes even more important than they realized.
2. “The Heist” - Daniel Silva
Gabriel Allon is an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service. In this new novel by the bestselling author of “The English Girl” he is out to track down a famous missing painting by Caravaggio that has been missing for decades.
3. “Act of War” - Brad Thor
The president of the United States turns to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath for help with two of the most dangerous missions in the country’s history. Code named “Gold Dust” and “Blackbird” they are filled with secrets and if discovered would constitute an act of war.
4. “Cut and Thrust” - Stuart Woods
New York lawyer Stone Barrington is in Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year. A close friend of Stone’s and a newcomer to the convention has given the delegates the shocking news that more than one seat may be up for grabs. Behind the scenes other people are out to use the chaos as a cover for more disturbing acts.
5. “Invisible” - James Patterson and David Ellis
Emmy Dockery is an FBI researcher who has taken a leave of absence to investigate unsolved cases that she believes may be connected. She is obsessed with finding the missing link and all she has are newspaper clippings and recurring nightmares. Not even her ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison “Books” Bookman, believes her until she finds a piece of evidence that not even he can ignore.