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
  • Never Never Audiobook by James Patterson, Candice Fox Narrated by Federay Holmes

    Never Never

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Candice Fox
    • Narrated By Federay Holmes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (205)
    Performance
    (187)
    Story
    (185)

    Harry Blue is the top sex crimes investigator in her department. She's a seasoned pro who's seen it all. But even she didn't see this coming: her own brother arrested for the grisly murders of three beautiful young women. Harry's been sent to a makeshift town in a desolate landscape - a world full of easy money, plenty of illegal ways to spend it, and a ragtag collection of transient characters who thrive on the fringes of society.

    Dawn says: "Worst Patterson ever"
  • 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 50 mins)
    • By Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4339)
    Performance
    (3930)
    Story
    (3924)

    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.

    Carole B. Regan says: "Should be recommended reading for all Americans"
  • Two by Two Audiobook by Nicholas Sparks Narrated by Ari Fliakos

    Two by Two

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Nicholas Sparks
    • Narrated By Ari Fliakos
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4151)
    Performance
    (3702)
    Story
    (3699)

    At 32 Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six-year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive, and an expansive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear, and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down.

    Wendi says: "I Am Stunned At The Good Reviews!"
  • The Girl Before: A Novel Audiobook by JP Delaney Narrated by Emilia Fox, Finty Williams, Lise Aagaard Knudsen

    The Girl Before: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By JP Delaney
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox, Finty Williams, Lise Aagaard Knudsen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (847)
    Performance
    (803)
    Story
    (796)

    Reeling from a traumatic break-in, Emma wants a new place to live. But none of the apartments she sees are affordable or feel safe. Until One Folgate Street. The house is an architectural masterpiece: a minimalist design of pale stone, plate glass, and soaring ceilings. But there are rules. The enigmatic architect who designed the house retains full control: no books, no throw pillows, no photos or clutter or personal effects of any kind. The space is intended to transform its occupant - and it does.

    MarisaReads says: "Yes, worth the hype"
  • The Whistler Audiobook by John Grisham Narrated by Cassandra Campbell

    The Whistler

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7932)
    Performance
    (7167)
    Story
    (7116)

    Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined.

    Liz says: "cracking good yarn"
  • The Mistress Audiobook by Danielle Steel Narrated by Alexander Cendese

    The Mistress

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Danielle Steel
    • Narrated By Alexander Cendese
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (258)
    Performance
    (221)
    Story
    (218)

    Natasha Leonova's beauty saved her life. Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by a Russian billionaire, she has lived for seven years under his protection, immersed in rarefied luxury, while he pursues his activities in a dark world that she guesses at but never sees. Her home is the world, often on one of Vladimir Stanislas's spectacular yachts manned by scores of heavily armed crew members. Natasha's job is to keep Vladimir happy, ask no questions, and be discreet.

    Ailene W. Ross says: "Repetitious"
  • The Chemist Audiobook by Stephenie Meyer Narrated by Ellen Archer

    The Chemist

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8754)
    Performance
    (8061)
    Story
    (8035)

    She used to work for the US government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn't even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. Now she rarely stays in the same place or uses the same name for long. They've killed the only other person she trusted, but something she knows still poses a threat. They want her dead, and soon.

    Melanie B Obeng says: "Was not impressed."
  • Small Great Things: A Novel Audiobook by Jodi Picoult Narrated by Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos

    Small Great Things: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated By Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (10424)
    Performance
    (9647)
    Story
    (9608)

    Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than 20 years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders, or does she intervene?

    Anne says: "Hard to read for several reasons"
  • Power Game Audiobook by Christine Feehan Narrated by Jim Frangione

    Power Game

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Christine Feehan
    • Narrated By Jim Frangione
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (184)
    Performance
    (157)
    Story
    (156)

    When radical terrorists take hostages in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team. Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a super soldier with enhanced abilities. He can see better, run faster, disappear when necessary, and hunt the enemy along any terrain. There are those in the world willing to do anything for power like that. A formidable spy genetically engineered to hide in plain sight, Bellisia rarely meets a man who doesn't want to control her or kill her. But Zeke's different.

    Edwina "I Love books" says: "EXCELLANT AND FAST PACED!!"
  • Death's Mistress: The Nicci Chronicles, Book 1 Audiobook by Terry Goodkind Narrated by Christina Traister

    Death's Mistress: The Nicci Chronicles, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated By Christina Traister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (347)
    Performance
    (319)
    Story
    (317)

    Onetime lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as "Death's Mistress" and the "Slave Queen", the deadly Nicci captured Richard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good. But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years thereafter she served Richard and Kahlan as one of their closest friends - and one of their most lethal defenders. Now, with the reign of Richard and Kahlan finally stabilized, Nicci has set out on her own for new adventures. Her first job being to keep the unworldly prophet Nathan out of trouble...

    Robyn says: "can't finish because of the narration!"
  • Cross the Line: Alex Cross, Book 24 Audiobook by James Patterson Narrated by Ryan Vincent Anderson, Pete Bradbury

    Cross the Line: Alex Cross, Book 24

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Ryan Vincent Anderson, Pete Bradbury
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (827)
    Performance
    (734)
    Story
    (730)

    Shots ring out in the early morning hours in the suburbs of Washington, DC. When the smoke clears, a prominent police official lies dead, leaving the city's police force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps into the leadership vacuum to crack the case. But before Cross can make any headway, a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. The deadly scenes share only one common thread: The victims are all criminals.

    TEDDET says: "Solid continuation of the series"
  • Below the Belt: A Stone Barrington Novel Audiobook by Stuart Woods Narrated by Tony Roberts

    Below the Belt: A Stone Barrington Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Stuart Woods
    • Narrated By Tony Roberts
    Overall
    (308)
    Performance
    (277)
    Story
    (272)

    Newly ensconced in his Santa Fe abode with a lovely female companion, Stone Barrington receives a call from an old friend requesting a delicate favor. A situation has arisen that could escalate into an explosive quagmire, and only someone with Stone's stealth and subtlety can contain the damage. At the center of these events is an impressive gentleman whose star is on the rise and who'd like to get Stone in his corner.

    mtkto says: "Couldn't even finish this selection."
  • 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
    (3128)
    Performance
    (2925)
    Story
    (2911)

    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"
  • Fatal: A Novel Audiobook by John Lescroart Narrated by Jacques Roy

    Fatal: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By John Lescroart
    • Narrated By Jacques Roy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (124)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (113)

    Kate loves her life. At 44 she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter exchange only a few pleasant words, but that night, in bed with her husband, Kate is suddenly overcome with a burning desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush soon develops into a dangerous obsession.

    Donlad says: "he had better books."
  • Commonwealth Audiobook by Ann Patchett Narrated by Hope Davis

    Commonwealth

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Ann Patchett
    • Narrated By Hope Davis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3260)
    Performance
    (2964)
    Story
    (2955)

    One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating's christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny's mother, Beverly - thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and the joining of two families.

    J says: "A Must Listen for Patchett fans"
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