NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of June 12, 2014Stephen King's latest thriller, Mr. Mercedes, kicks off with a hit-and-run driver killing several attendees at a Midwestern job fair. It debuts at No. 2.
Months after a crazed hit-and-run driver kills several attendees at a Midwestern job fair, a depressed retired cop and two unlikely allies join forces to find and stop the killer, who has sent a letter threatening another attack.
Failing to secure American support for the Republican side of the Spanish Civil War in 1938, a minor Spanish noble travels to Paris, where he promotes the Republican cause before undertaking a mission to infiltrate the Spanish government.
For years, Shea Rigsby has devoted herself to her hometown's football team and its coach's family. But when the family matriarch dies, Shea learns some unsettling truths that finally make her strike out on her own.
Three Asian-American girls meet at an exclusive San Francisco nightclub and become fast friends until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor causes one of them to be betrayed and sent to an internment camp.
Wizard Harry Dresden must help a hated enemy break into a high security vault to steal something belonging to the Lord of the Underworld in the latest novel of the humorous fantasy series following Cold Days.
When his father, a beloved family doctor and pillar of their Natchez, Miss., community, is accused of murdering a nurse, Penn Cage makes a shocking discovery that forces him to decide just how far he will go to protect those he loves.
When merchant Antonio, senator Montressor Brabantio and naval officer Iago lure Fool Pocket — the widower of the murdered Queen Cordelia and the man who has consistently foiled their grand scheme for power and wealth — to Venice, the tables are quickly turned.
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