New York Times Best Sellers

A list of the nation's best-selling audiobooks, compiled by the trusted authority. To see the most popular titles available at, check out Audible Best Sellers.
The New York Times - Hardcover Fiction
  • Into the Water Audiobook by Paula Hawkins Narrated by Laura Aikman, Rachel Bavidge, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, Imogen Church, Laura Aikman

    Into the Water

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Paula Hawkins
    • Narrated By Laura Aikman, Rachel Bavidge, Sophie Aldred, and others
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    A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely 15-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother's sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from - a place to which she vowed she'd never return.

    Mel says: "Don't Hold Your Breath"
  • 16th Seduction Audiobook by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro Narrated by January LaVoy

    16th Seduction

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 1 min)
    • By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated By January LaVoy
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    Fifteen months ago Detective Lindsay Boxer's life was perfect - she had a beautiful child and a doting husband, Joe, who helped her catch a criminal who'd brazenly detonated a bomb in downtown San Francisco, killing 25 people. But Joe wasn't everything that Lindsay thought he was, and she's still reeling from his betrayal as a wave of mysterious and possibly unnatural heart attacks claims seemingly unrelated victims across San Francisco.

    Douknowthelamb says: "Another hit for James Patterson"
  • Against All Odds Audiobook by Danielle Steel Narrated by Dan John Miller

    Against All Odds

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Danielle Steel
    • Narrated By Dan John Miller
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    Taking chances is part of life, but when you bet your future against the odds, it's a high risk game. Kate Madison's stylish resale shop has been a big Soho success, supporting her and her four kids since her husband's untimely death. Now they are grown and ready to forge lives of their own. And they all choose to play against the odds, to their mother's dismay.

    Amazon Customer says: "Story good, narration too fast"
  • The Fix Audiobook by David Baldacci Narrated by Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy

    The Fix

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By David Baldacci
    • Narrated By Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy

    Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker's extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter - a family man with a successful consulting business - and his victim, a schoolteacher.

    ZiggyZ says: "Not the best Baldacci"
  • Golden Prey Audiobook by John Sandford Narrated by Richard Ferrone

    Golden Prey

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By John Sandford
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
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    Lucas Davenport's first case as a US marshal sends him into uncharted territory in the thrilling new novel in the number one New York Times best-selling series. Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved, Lucas is no longer working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension but for the US Marshals Service, and with unusual scope. He gets to pick his own cases, whatever they are, wherever they lead him.

    Wayne says: "If you're not a Davenport OG don't start with this"
  • The Thirst: A Harry Hole Novel Audiobook by Jo Nesbo, Neil Smith - translator Narrated by John Lee

    The Thirst: A Harry Hole Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Jo Nesbo, Neil Smith - translator
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    In Police - the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø's hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective - a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Now, in The Thirst, the story continues as Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters - a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis of his past.

    Charles Atkinson says: "Nesbo's Harry Hole Rules The Genre"
  • Since We Fell: A Novel Audiobook by Dennis Lehane Narrated by Julia Whelan

    Since We Fell: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated By Julia Whelan

    Since We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray. As does Rachel's marriage. As does Rachel herself. Sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness, Rachel must find the strength within herself to conquer unimaginable fears and mind-altering truths.

    Lisa Wilson says: "Excellent book!"
  • Men Without Women: Stories Audiobook by Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel - translator, Ted Goossen - translator Narrated by Kirby Heyborne

    Men Without Women: Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel - translator, Ted Goossen - translator
    • Narrated By Kirby Heyborne
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    Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all. Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.

    Jay Quintana says: "Murakami Being Murakami"
  • The Black Book Audiobook by James Patterson, David Ellis Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini

    The Black Book

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By James Patterson, David Ellis
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
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    Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself - who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers.

    Daniel Mekis says: "Great story, and loved Edoardo Ballerini"
  • A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Audiobook by Amor Towles Narrated by Nicholas Guy Smith

    A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Amor Towles
    • Narrated By Nicholas Guy Smith
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    A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in an elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors.

    Pamela says: "A Memory of a Time of Civility"
  • Anything Is Possible: A Novel Audiobook by Elizabeth Strout Narrated by Kimberly Farr

    Anything Is Possible: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated By Kimberly Farr
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    Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother's happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton (the heroine of My Name Is Lucy Barton, the author's celebrated New York Times best seller) returns to visit her siblings after 17 years of absence.

    Kirk says: "Another thoughtful, full novel"
  • All by Myself, Alone Audiobook by Mary Higgins Clark Narrated by Jan Maxwell

    All by Myself, Alone

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Mary Higgins Clark
    • Narrated By Jan Maxwell
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    Fleeing a disastrous and humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewelry expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship - the Queen Charlotte. Onboard she meets 86-year-old Lady Emily Haywood - "Lady Em", as she is known throughout the world. Immensely wealthy, Lady Em is the owner of a priceless emerald necklace that she intends to leave to the Smithsonian after the cruise. Three days out to sea, Lady Em is found dead - and the necklace is missing.

    Debra Cobb says: "Another Winner"
  • The Women in the Castle Audiobook by Jessica Shattuck Narrated by Cassandra Campbell

    The Women in the Castle

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Jessica Shattuck
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
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    Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined - an affecting, shocking, and ultimately redemptive novel from the author of the New York Times notable book The Hazards of Good Breeding.

    sara says: "Skating On The Thin Ice Of Life"
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