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
  • The Late Show Audiobook by Michael Connelly Narrated by Katherine Moennig

    The Late Show

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Michael Connelly
    • Narrated By Katherine Moennig

    Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

    MickeyMarie says: "Audible and Amazon need to screen narrators better"
  • Camino Island: A Novel Audiobook by John Grisham Narrated by January LaVoy

    Camino Island: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By January LaVoy
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    Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them, and a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for - all in one long summer on Camino Island.

    Dan says: "Grisham wrote this?"
  • The Lying Game: A Novel Audiobook by Ruth Ware Narrated by Imogen Church

    The Lying Game: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Ruth Ware
    • Narrated By Imogen Church
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    On a cool June morning, Isa Wilde, a resident of the seemingly idyllic coastal village of Salten, is walking her dog along a tidal estuary. Before she can stop him, Isa's dog charges into the water to retrieve what first appears to be a wayward stick - and to her horror, Isa discovers it's not a stick at all...but a human bone. As her three best friends from childhood converge in Salten to comfort a seriously shaken-up Isa, terrifying discoveries are made, and their collective history slowly unravels.

    george says: "REALLY LET DOWN, I'm not gonna lie! (No spoilers)"
  • House of Spies: A Novel Audiobook by Daniel Silva Narrated by George Guidall

    House of Spies: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs)
    • By Daniel Silva
    • Narrated By George Guidall
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    Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, a terrorist plot leaves a trail of carnage through London’s glittering West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread. The thread leads Gabriel Allon and his team to the south of France and to the gilded doorstep of one of the richest men in the country, Jean-Luc Martel, and his companion, Olivia Watson. A beautiful former British fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know the true source of Martel's enormous wealth.

    Victor @ theAudiobookBlog says: "The Hunt Continues"
  • Paradise Valley: A Novel Audiobook by C. J. Box Narrated by Christina Delaine

    Paradise Valley: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By C. J. Box
    • Narrated By Christina Delaine
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    For three years Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer known as the Lizard King whose hunting grounds are the highways and truck stops where runaways and prostitutes are most likely to vanish. Cassie almost caught him...once. Working for the Bakken County, North Dakota, sheriff's department, Cassie has set what she believes is the perfect trap, and she has lured him and his truck to a depot. But the plan goes horribly wrong, and the blame falls on Cassie.

    USA Buyer says: "Excellent"
  • Into the Water Audiobook by Paula Hawkins Narrated by Laura Aikman

    Into the Water

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Paula Hawkins
    • Narrated By Laura Aikman

    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.

    Bonnie says: "Good not great"
  • 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"
  • Mrs. Fletcher Audiobook by Tom Perrotta Narrated by Finn Wittrock, Carrie Coon

    Mrs. Fletcher

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Tom Perrotta
    • Narrated By Finn Wittrock, Carrie Coon
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    Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A 46-year-old divorcée whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up with a text message. Sent from an anonymous number, the mysterious sender tells Eve, "U R my MILF!" Over the months that follow, that message comes to obsess Eve. Before long, Eve's online fixations begin to spill over into real life, revealing new romantic possibilities that threaten to upend her quiet suburban existence.

    newyorkaise says: "Mrs. Dalloway"
  • Crime Scene: A Novel Audiobook by Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris

    Crime Scene: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
    • Narrated By Dennis Boutsikaris
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    Eccentric, reclusive Walter Rennert lies cold at the bottom of his stairs. At first glance the scene looks straightforward: a once-respected psychology professor done in by booze and a bad heart. But his daughter, Tatiana, insists that her father has been murdered, and she persuades Clay Edison to take a closer look at the grim facts of Rennert's life. What emerges is a history of scandal and violence and an experiment gone horribly wrong that ended in the brutal murder of a coed.

    Jonathan says: "Awesome!"
  • Murder Games Audiobook by James Patterson, Howard Roughan Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini

    Murder Games

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Howard Roughan
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
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    Dr. Dylan Reinhart wrote the book on criminal behavior. Literally - he's a renowned, best-selling Ivy League expert on the subject. When a copy of his book turns up at a gruesome murder scene - along with a threatening message from the killer - it looks like someone has been taking notes. Elizabeth Needham is the headstrong and brilliant NYPD Detective in charge of the case who recruits Dylan to help investigate another souvenir left at the scene - a playing card.

    D. Harton says: "Thumbs Down"
  • The Identicals: A Novel Audiobook by Elin Hilderbrand Narrated by Erin Bennett

    The Identicals: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Elin Hilderbrand
    • Narrated By Erin Bennett
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    Harper Frost is laid back, easygoing. She doesn't care what anyone thinks of her. She likes a beer and a shot and wouldn't be caught dead wearing anything fashionable. She's inherited her father's run-down house on Martha's Vineyard, but she can't hold down a job, and her latest romantic disaster has the entire island talking. Tabitha Frost is dignified, refined. She prefers a fine wine and has inherited the impeccable taste of her mother, the iconic fashion designer Eleanor Roxie-Frost.

    ROBIN says: "No longer a fan... and Huskies definitely do shed!"
  • Dragonsworn: Dark-Hunter, Book 28 Audiobook by Sherrilyn Kenyon Narrated by Holter Graham

    Dragonsworn: Dark-Hunter, Book 28

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Narrated By Holter Graham
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    There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity... except Greek humans. In a war he wanted no part of, they systematically destroyed everything he'd ever cared for. Now he waits for the day when evolution will finally rid him of the human vermin.

    Amazon Customer says: "OH WOW! SPOILER ALERT!"
  • Before We Were Yours: A Novel Audiobook by Lisa Wingate Narrated by Emily Rankin, Catherine Taber

    Before We Were Yours: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Lisa Wingate
    • Narrated By Emily Rankin, Catherine Taber
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    Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge - until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents - but they quickly realize the dark truth.

    Susan says: "Gut Wrenching Life Journey"
  • Devil's Cut: A Bourbon Kings Novel Audiobook by J. R. Ward Narrated by Alexander Cendese

    Devil's Cut: A Bourbon Kings Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By J. R. Ward
    • Narrated By Alexander Cendese
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    At first the death of William Baldwine, the head of the Bradford family, was ruled a suicide. But then his eldest son and sworn enemy, Edward, came forward and confessed to what was, in fact, a murder. Now in police custody, Edward mourns not the disintegration of his family or his loss of freedom...but the woman he left behind. His love, Sutton Smythe, is the only person he has ever truly cared about, but as she is the CEO of the Bradford Bourbon Company's biggest competitor, any relationship between them is impossible.

    Shiny girl says: "Hated the reader"
  • The Duchess Audiobook by Danielle Steel Narrated by Gideon Emery

    The Duchess

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Danielle Steel
    • Narrated By Gideon Emery

    Turned out of her ancestral home by her vicious half brother, the orphaned daughter of an English duke and a French noblewoman makes her way to Paris and takes in abused French streetwalkers, transforming them into sought-after courtesans in the city's most exclusive bordello, Le Boudoir. It is only the beginning of her return to the upper reaches of society and ultimate justice.

    Gale says: "Great book!"
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