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 Audible.com, check out Audible Best Sellers.
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The New York Times - Hardcover Fiction
  • 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
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (796)
    Performance
    (727)
    Story
    (728)

    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.

    Sandra Bell says: "Another great book."
  • Thrawn (Star Wars) Audiobook by Timothy Zahn Narrated by Marc Thompson

    Thrawn (Star Wars)

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated By Marc Thompson
    Overall
    (2599)
    Performance
    (2477)
    Story
    (2470)

    In this definitive novel, listeners will follow Thrawn's rise to power - uncovering the events that created one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history.

    Jeremy schulz says: "Un-Surprisingly, Beautiful"
  • 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
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (172)
    Performance
    (155)
    Story
    (157)

    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"
  • One Perfect Lie Audiobook by Lisa Scottoline Narrated by George Newbern

    One Perfect Lie

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Lisa Scottoline
    • Narrated By George Newbern
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (424)
    Performance
    (394)
    Story
    (397)

    On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He's applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he's ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable. But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie. Susan Sematov is proud of her son, Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major league baseball. But Raz’s father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good - or evil.

    PJPackwood says: "Perfect Lie"
  • The Burial Hour Audiobook by Jeffery Deaver Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini

    The Burial Hour

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Jeffery Deaver
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (166)
    Performance
    (153)
    Story
    (154)

    A businessman snatched from an Upper East Side street in broad daylight. A miniature hangman's noose left at the scene. A nine-year-old girl the only witness to the crime. With a crime scene this puzzling, forensic expertise of the highest order is absolutely essential. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are called in to investigate. Soon the case takes a stranger turn: a recording surfaces of the victim being slowly hanged, his desperate gasps the backdrop to an eerie piece of music. The video is marked as the work of The Composer....

    shelley says: "Ballerini & the last 1/4 made the wait worthwhile"
  • Two from the Heart Audiobook by James Patterson, Frank Costantini, Emily Raymond, Brian Sitts Narrated by Amy Tallmadge

    Two from the Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Frank Costantini, Emily Raymond, and others
    • Narrated By Amy Tallmadge
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (12)

    From the number-one best-selling author of Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas and Sundays at Tiffany's, two heartwarming tales about the power of a good story to open our eyes to life's possibilities.

    Amazon Customer says: "awesome short stories. i loved them."
  • Norse Mythology Audiobook by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Norse Mythology

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (10013)
    Performance
    (9236)
    Story
    (9195)

    Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people.

    Jefferson says: "A Comedy-Tragedy of Gods Giants Dwarfs & Monsters"
  • Song of the Lion Audiobook by Anne Hillerman Narrated by Christina Delaine

    Song of the Lion

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Anne Hillerman
    • Narrated By Christina Delaine
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (77)
    Performance
    (68)
    Story
    (67)

    When a car bomb kills a young man in the Shiprock High School parking lot, Officer Bernadette Manuelito discovers that the intended victim was a mediator for a multimillion-dollar development planned at the Grand Canyon. But what seems like an act of ecoterrorism turns out to be something far more nefarious and complex. Piecing together the clues, Bernadette and her husband, Sergeant Jim Chee, uncover a scheme to disrupt the negotiations and inflame tensions between the Hopi and Dine tribes.

    Jean says: "A Southwestern mystery story"
  • The Lost Order: Cotton Malone, Book 12 Audiobook by Steve Berry Narrated by Scott Brick

    The Lost Order: Cotton Malone, Book 12

    • UNABRIDGED (32 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Steve Berry
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    Overall
    (194)
    Performance
    (179)
    Story
    (179)

    The Knights of the Golden Circle was the largest and most dangerous clandestine organization in American history. It amassed billions in stolen gold and silver, all buried in hidden caches across the United States. Since 1865 treasure hunters have searched, but little of that immense wealth has ever been found. Now, 160 years later, two factions of what remains of the Knights of the Golden Circle want that lost treasure - one to spend it for their own ends, the other to preserve it.

    Snoodely says: "History Lesson … So’s You’ll Enjoy It!"
  • Mississippi Blood: A Novel Audiobook by Greg Iles Narrated by Scott Brick

    Mississippi Blood: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (28 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Greg Iles
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1046)
    Performance
    (984)
    Story
    (980)

    The endgame is at hand for Penn Cage, his family, and the enemies bent on destroying them in this revelatory volume in the epic trilogy set in modern-day Natchez, Mississippi - Greg Iles' epic tale of love and honor, hatred and revenge that explores how the sins of the past continue to haunt the present.

    shelley says: "This book hooked me during the prologue ! WOW'!!!"
  • 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
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (180)
    Performance
    (172)
    Story
    (172)

    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.

    Maine Colonial 🌲 says: "Another WW2 women's novel, but with nuance"
  • The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club) Audiobook by Colson Whitehead Narrated by Bahni Turpin

    The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5821)
    Performance
    (5298)
    Story
    (5285)

    The Newest Oprah Book Club 2016 Selection. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned - Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

    Brandie says: "Gripping"
  • 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
    Overall
    (4937)
    Performance
    (4609)
    Story
    (4600)

    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"
  • The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Audiobook by Lisa See Narrated by Ruthie Ann Miles, Kimiko Glenn, Alexandra Allwine, Gabra Zackman, Jeremy Bobb, Joy Osmanski, Emily Walton, Erin Wilhelmi

    The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Lisa See
    • Narrated By Ruthie Ann Miles, Kimiko Glenn, Alexandra Allwine, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (697)
    Performance
    (671)
    Story
    (670)

    The thrilling new novel from number-one New York Times best-selling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been abandoned and adopted by an American couple.

    Ann M Welker says: "A beautiful story"
  • The Night the Lights Went Out Audiobook by Karen White Narrated by Carolyn Cook, Susan Larkin, Tiffany Morgan

    The Night the Lights Went Out

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Karen White
    • Narrated By Carolyn Cook, Susan Larkin, Tiffany Morgan
    Overall
    (109)
    Performance
    (104)
    Story
    (104)

    Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple, Georgia. It's not her first time starting over, but her efforts at a new beginning aren't helped by an anonymous local blog that dishes about the scandalous events that caused her marriage to fail.

    NMwritergal says: "Try Flight Patterns or The Sound of Breaking..."
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