Previous Bestsellers

2022 Hardcover Bestsellers

  1. The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager
  2. Mistborn: Secret History by Brandon Sanderson
  3. Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva
  4. Desert Star by Michael Connelly
  5. A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny
  6. Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn
  7. The Enigma of Room 622 by Joel Dicker
  8. Die Around Sundown by Mark Pryor
  9. The It Girl by Ruth Ware
  10. Racing the Light by Robert Crais
  11. In the Blood by Jack Carr
  12. The Cloisters by Katy Hays
  13. The Bullet that Missed by Richard Osman
  14. Shadows Reel by C.J. Box
  15. Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen
  16. Soul Taken by Patricia Briggs
  17. A Sunlit Weapon by Jacqueline Winspear
  18. Find Me by Alafair Burke
  19. Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone
  20. Pay Dirt Road by Samantha Jayne Allen

2022 Paperback Bestsellers

  1. The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood
  2. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
  3. The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray
  4. The Night She Went Missing by Kristen Bird
  5. The Christmas Murder Game by Alexandra Benedict
  6. Bayou Book Thief by Ellen Byron
  7. Buried in a Good Book by Tamara Berry
  8. Up to No Gouda by Linda Reilly
  9. Cheddar Off Dead by Korina Moss
  10. Death by Bubble Tea by Jennifer J. Chow
  11. Death of a Knit Wit by Peggy Ehrhart
  12. Easter Bunny Murder by Leslie Meier
  13. Six Feet Deep Dish by Mindy Quigley
  14. Vinyl Resting Place by Olivia Blacke
  15. A Doomful of Sugar by Catherine Bruns
  16. Last But Not Leashed by Eileen Brady
  17. Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
  18. Murder on the Class Trip by Lee Hollis
  19. A Murder at Balmoral by Chris McGeorge
  20. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

2021 Hardcover Bestsellers

  1. Survive the Night by Riley Sager
  2. Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells
  3. Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
  4. The Cellist by Daniel Silva
  5. The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman
  6. We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker
  7. Win by Harlan Coben
  8. Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby
  9. The Consequences of Fear by Jacqueline Winpsear
  10. The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly
  11. A Will To Kill by R.V. Raman
  12. Another Kind of Eden by James Lee Burke
  13. The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O'Donnell
  14. The Lost Village by Camilla Sten
  15. The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny
  16. A Peculiar Combination by Ashley Weaver
  17. Dark Sky by C.J. Box
  18. The Last Mona Lisa by Jonathan Santlofer
  19. Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village by Maureen Johnson and Jay Cooper
  20. The Devil's Hand by Jack Carr

2021 Paperback Bestsellers

  1. Death In Castle Dark by Veronica Bond
  2. Pride, Prejudice, and Peril by Katie Oliver
  3. Death in Bloom by Jess Dylan
  4. Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop by Darci Hannah
  5. Chapter and Curse by Elizabeth Penney
  6. Body and Soul Food by Abby Collette
  7. On Skein of Death by Allie Pleiter
  8. Rocky Road to Ruin by Meri Allen
  9. Deadly Summer Nights by Vicki Delaney
  10. Death at the Salon by Louise R. Innes
  11. Furbidden Fatality by Deborah Blake
  12. Bait and Witch by Angele M. Sanders
  13. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
  14. The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
  15. Rhode Island Red by Charlotte Carter
  16. A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Mayhem by Manda Collins
  17. Death in Daylesford by Kerry Greenwood
  18. Heartbreak Bay by Rachel Caine
  19. Tomb of the Queen by Joss Walker
  20. Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer

2020 Hardcover Bestsellers

  1. Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson
  2. All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny
  3. Sucker Punch by Laurell K. Hamilton
  4. Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson
  5. The Order by Daniel Silva
  6. Home Before Dark by Riley Sager
  7. Network Effect by Martha Wells
  8. Long Range by C. J. Box
  9. Fair Warning by Michael Connelly
  10. The Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly
  11. A Private Cathedral by James Lee Burke
  12. The Sentinel by Lee Child, Andrew Child
  13. The Woman in the Mirror by Rebecca James
  14. Firewatching by Russ Thomas
  15. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
  16. Peace Talks by Jim Butcher
  17. The Searcher by Tana French
  18. The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
  19. A Time for Mercy by John Grisham
  20. Camino Winds by John Grisham

2020 Paperback Bestsellers

  1. The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
  2. Murder Once Removed by S. C. Perkins
  3. Death in Provence by Serena Kent
  4. The French Widow by Mark Pryor
  5. The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan
  6. City of Windows by Robert Pobi
  7. White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton
  8. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
  9. A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette
  10. A Match Made for Murder by Iona Whishaw
  11. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher
  12. A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn
  13. The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams
  14. Magpie Murder by Anthony Horowitz
  15. A Killer in King's Cove by Iona Whishaw
  16. The Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair
  17. The Mystery of Henri Pick by David Foenkinos
  18. The Deadly Hours by Susanna Kearsley, C. S. Harris, Anna Lee Huber
  19. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
  20. Hide Away by Jason Pinter

2019 Hardcover Bestsellers

  1. The 18th Abduction by James Patterson
  2. The New Girl by Daniel Silva
  3. The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear
  4. The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
  5. A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais
  6. Run Away by Harlan Coben
  7. Murder Once Removed by S. C. Perkins
  8. A Better Man by Louise Penny
  9. Wolf Pack by C.J. Box
  10. The Night Fire by Michael Connelly
  11. The Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair
  12. The Bitterroots by C.J. Box
  13. Backlash by Brad Thor
  14. Cook Like a Local by Chris Shepherd and Kaitlyn Goalen
  15. The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke
  16. The Lost Man by Jane Harper
  17. Blue Moon by Lee Child
  18. A Bitter Feast by Deborah Crombie
  19. The Pawful Truth by Miranda James
  20. Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen

2019 Paperbacks

  1. Houston Noir edited by Gwendolyn Zepeda
  2. The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey
  3. Secret Houston by William Dylan Powell
  4. What Would Maisie Do? by Jacqueline Winspear
  5. The Book Artist by Mark Pryor
  6. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  7. The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horwitz
  8. A Killer in King's Cove by Iona Whishaw
  9. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  10. The Awkward Squad by Sophie Henaff
  11. Murder at Archly Manor by Sara Rosett
  12. The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan
  13. A Deceptive Devotion by Iona Whishaw
  14. Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews
  15. Ruth's Odyssey by Ann Bradley
  16. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
  17. The Terminal List by Jack Carr
  18. Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander
  19. A Gentleman's Murder by Christopher Huang
  20. The Time Collector by Gwendolyn Womack

2018 Hardcover Bestsellers

1. The Wife by Alafair Burke
2. Past Tense by Lee Child
3. Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
4. The Other Woman by Daniel Silva
5. To Die but Once by Jacqueline Winspear
6. Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly
7. The Punishment She Derserves by Elizabeth George
8. The Disappeared by C.J. Box
9. Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson
10. Robicheaux by James Lee Burke
11. The World of All Souls by Deborah Harkness
12. Scourged by Kevin Hearne
13. Claws for Concern by Miranda James
14. The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
15. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley
16. Holy Ghost by John Sandford
17. Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs
18. The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz
19. The Wanted by Robert Crais
20. Six Cats A Slayin' by Miranda James

2018 Paperback Paperbacks

1. A Killer in King's Cove by Iona Whishaw
2. A Siege of Bitterns by Steve Burrows
3. Murder in the One Percent by Saralyn Richards
4. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
5. Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson
6. A Gentleman's Murder by Christopher Huang
7. The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza
8. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
9. The Dry by Jane Harper
10. Thicker than Blood by A. R. Baumann
11. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
12. Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander
13. Death in a Darkening Mist by Iona Whishaw
14. I Found You by Lisa Jewell
15. The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
16. 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die by William Dylan Powell
17. The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory
18. In Plain Sight by Kathryn Casey
19. The Drifter by Nick Petrie
20. An Old, Cold Grave by Iona Whishaw

MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2017

  1. Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
  2. House of Spies by Daniel Silva
  3. The Late Show by Michael Connelly
  4. Glass Houses by Louise Penny
  5. Two Nights by Kathy Reichs
  6. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
  7. In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
  8. Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
  9. Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben
  10. The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille
  11. Vicious Circle by C. J. Box
  12. Swiss Vendetta by Tracee De Hahn
  13. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  14. The Western Star by Craig Johnson
  15. Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
  16. Golden Prey by John Sandford
  17. Use of Force by Brad Thor
  18. The Dry by Jane Harper
  19. Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin
  20. Proving Ground by Peter Blauner

MBTB Bestselling Paperbacks 2017

  1. Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine
  2. The Cracked Spine by Paige Shelton
  3. The Sorbonne Affair by Mark Pryor
  4. The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie
  5. Still Life by Louise Penny
  6. Possessed by Kathryn Casey
  7. The Oxford Murders by Guillermo Martinez, Sonia Soto (Translator)
  8. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
  9. The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
  10. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  11. The Lyric Wore Lycra by Mark Schweizer
  12. The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith
  13. A Strange Scottish Shore by Juliana Gray
  14. Wildfire by Ilona Andrews
  15. Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz
  16. A Useful Woman by Darcie Wilde
  17. The End of Temperance Dare by Wendy Webb
  18. I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
  19. In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen
  20. Fixing to Die by Miranda James

MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2016

  1. The Black Widow by Daniel Silva
  2. Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear
  3. Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth
  4. The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin
  5. The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly
  6. The Highwayman by Craig Johnson
  7. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
  8. The Jealous Kind by James Lee Burke
  9. What We Become by Arturo Perez-Reverte
  10. Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
  11. Off the Grid by CJ Box
  12. Magic Binds by Ilona Andews
  13. A Hero of France by Alan Furst
  14. Night School by Lee Child
  15. No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
  16. The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
  17. The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie King
  18. Foreign Agent by Brad Thor
  19. A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny
  20. Escape Clause by John Sandford


MBTB Bestselling Paperbacks 2016

  1. A Useful Woman by Darcy Wilde
  2. The Paris Librarian by Mark Pryor
  3. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  4. Possessed by Kathryn Casey
  5. I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
  6. The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas
  7. A Most Extraordinary Pursuit by Julianna Gray
  8. The Ghosts of Galveston by Kathleen Shanahan Maca
  9. Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
  10. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
  11. A Dark and Stormy Murder by Julia Buckley
  12. The Queen's Accomplice by Susan Elia MacNeal
  13. A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
  14. Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart
  15. Digging Up The Dirt by Miranda James
  16. No Cure For Love by Peter Robinson
  17. A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn
  18. Inside the Chicken Ranch by Jayme Blaschke
  19. The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan
  20. The Black Cat Knocks on Wood by Kay Finch


MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2015  

1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
2. Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs
3. The Aeronaut's Windlass by Jim Butcher
4. The English Spy by Daniel Silva
5. Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson
6. A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear
7. The Crossing by Michael Connelly
8. Make Me by Lee Child
9. Dry Bones by Craig Johnson
10. The Promise by Robert Crais
11. The Stranger by Harlan Coben
12. Dead Ice by Laurell K. Hamilton
13. Firefight by Brandon Sanderson
14. The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny
15. Endangered by C. J. Box
16. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
17. Arsenic and Old Books by Miranda James
18. Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King
19. Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
20. The Bone Tree by Greg Iles


MBTB Bestselling Paperback 2015 

1. Deliver Us by Kathryn Casey
2. Eeny Meeny by M. J. Arlidge 
3. Dead with the Wind by Miranda James
4. I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
5. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
6. A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable
7. The Reluctant Matador by Mark Pryor
8. Black Cat Crossing by Kay Finch
9. Enchanted Forest by Johanna Basford
10. The Witches of Echo Park by Amber Benson
11. A Memory of Violets by Hazel Gaynor
12. No Ghouls Allowed by Victoria Laurie
13. The Maestro Wore Mohair by Mark Schweizer
14. Lost and Found in Prague by Kelly Jones
15. Secret Garden by Johanna Basford
16. The Murder Wall by Mari Hannah
17. Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
18. By Book or By Crook by Eva Gates
19. A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley
20. Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2014  

  1. The Heist by Daniel Silva
  2. Skin Game by Jim Butcher
  3. Bones Never Lie by Kathy Reichs
  4. The Burning Room by Michael Connelly
  5. I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
  6. The Long Way Home by Louise Penny
  7. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
  8. The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
  9. Personal by Lee Child
  10. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  11. Any Other Name by Craig Johnson
  12. Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke
  13. The Outsmarting of Criminals by Steve Rigolosi
  14. The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah
  15. The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear
  16. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley
  17. Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst
  18. Act of War by Brad Thor
  19. Stone Cold by C.J. Box
  20. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews


MBTB Bestselling Paperbacks 2014 

  1. The Silence of the Library by Miranda James
  2. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker
  3. Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews
  4. Bless Her Dead Little Heart by Miranda James
  5. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
  6. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  7. Murder Past Due by Miranda James
  8. Dark Duets edited by Christopher Golden
  9. Dirty Magic by Jaye Wells
  10. Natural Causes by James Oswald
  11. City of Jasmine by Deanna  Raybourn
  12. The Blood Promise by Mark Pryor
  13. Still Life by Louise Penny
  14. The Impersonator by Mary Miley
  15. Dead Simple by Peter James
  16. Goodnight June by Sarah Jio
  17. The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves
  18. The Ghoul Next Door by Victoria Laurie
  19. The Crypt Thief by Mark Pryor
  20. Out of Circulation by Miranda James


MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2013  
  1. Never Go Back by Lee Child (Delacorte; $28)
  2. Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk (Doubleday; $24.95)
  3. The Heist by Janet Evanovich by Lee Goldberg (Bantam; $28)
  4. Suspect by Robert Crais (Putnam; 27.95)
  5. The English Girl by Daniel Silva (Harper; $27.99)
  6. W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton (Putnam; $28.95)
  7. Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear (Harper; $26.99)
  8. How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny (Minotaur; $25.99)
  9. Six Years by Harlan Coben (Dutton; $27.95)
  10. The Light of the World by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster; $27.99)
  11. Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin (Reagan Arthur Books; $25.99)
  12. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris (Berkley; $27.95)
  13. Silken Prey by John Sandford (Putnam; 27.95)
  14. Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley (Delacorte; $24)
  15. The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown; $28)
  16. The Spirit of Steamboat by Craig Johnson (Viking; $20)
  17. Ghostman by Roger Hobbs (Knopf; $24.95)
  18. Breaking Point by C.J. Box (Putnam; $26.95)
  19. The Highway by C.J. Box (Minotaur; $26.95)
  20. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult (Atria; $28.99)


MBTB Bestselling Paperbacks 2013     

  1. Out of Circulation by Miranda James (Berkley; $7.99) PBO
  2. The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye (Berkley; $16)
  3. City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte (Pengiun; $16)
  4. Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna Raybourn (Mira; $15.95) PBO
  5. Dead Simple by Peter James (UK Import; $17.95)
  6. Snobbery with Violence by M.C. Beaton (Minotaur; $14.99)
  7. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor (Seventh Street Books; $15.95) PBO
  8. Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews (Ace; $7.99) PBO
  9. The Professionals by Owen Laukkanen (Berkley; $9.99)
  10. Murder Past Due by Miranda James (Berkley; $7.99) PBO
  11. The Cantor Wore Crinolines by Mark Schweizer (SJMP; $12.95)
  12. The Watchers by Jon Steele (Signet; $9.99)
  13. Carniepunk (Gallery; $16) PBO
  14. The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley (Sourcebooks; $16.99) PBO
  15. Secret Garden by Johann Basford (Lawrence King; $14.95)
  16. The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi-Adler Olsen (Plume; $16)
  17. Still Life by Louise Penny (Minotaur; $15.99)
  18. The Violets of March by Sarah Jio (Plume; $16)
  19. Midnight in Peking by Paul French ($16)
  20. The Fate of Mercy Alban by Wendy Webb (Hyperion; $15.99)   

MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2012   
  1. The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice
  2. Deadlocked: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel by Charlaine Harris
  3. The Black Box by Michael Connelly
  4. The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva
  5. The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell
  6. Taken by Robert Crais
  7. Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear
  8. Kill Shot by Vince Flynn
  9. The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny
  10. Creole Belle by James Lee Burke
  11. The Twelve by Justin Cronin
  12. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
  13. The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
  14. The Last Man by Vince Flynn
  15. A Wanted Man by Lee Child
  16. Stay Close by Harlan Coben
  17. Phantom by Jo Nesbo
  18. Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George
  19. Force of Nature by C. J. Box
  20. The Woman Who Died A Lot by Jasper Fforde


MBTB Bestselling Paperback 2012   

  1. File M for Murder by Miranda James
  2. Dead Simple by Peter James
  3. Faithful Unto Death by Stephanie Jaye Evans
  4. Timeless by Gail Carriger
  5. The Other Rembrandt by Alex Connor
  6. Looking Good Dead by Peter James
  7. The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
  8. The Cat, the Wife and the Weapon by Leann Sweeney
  9. The Treble Wore Trouble by Mark Schweizer
  10. Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews
  11. What a Ghoul Wants by Victoria Laurie
  12. Not Dead Enough by Peter James
  13. Classified as Murder by Miranda James
  14. The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
  15. All That Bleeds by Kimberly Frost
  16. The Prophet by Amanda Stevens
  17. How to be Death by Amber Benson
  18. The Information Officer by Mark Mills
  19. The Kingdom by Amanda Stevens
  20. Dead Man's Footsteps by Peter James 

MBTB Bestselling Hardbacks 2011  

  1. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
  2. The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly
  3. The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
  4. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  5. Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva
  6. A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear
  7. The Sentry by Robert Crais
  8. The Drop by Michael Connelly
  9. The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz
  10. A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
  11. The Affair by Lee Child
  12. River Marked by Patricia Briggs
  13. A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley
  14. Wicked Autumn by G. M. Malliet
  15. I Am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
  16. Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke
  17. Shelter by Harlan Coben
  18. The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
  19. V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton
  20. One Rough Man by Brad Taylor 

MBTB Bestselling Paperbacks 2011 

  1. Wanna Get Lucky? by Deborah Coonts
  2. Classified as Murder by Miranda James
  3. Murder Past Due by Miranda James
  4. India Black by Carol K. Carr
  5. The Second Duchess by Elizabeth Loupas
  6. The Dark Enquiry by Deanna Raybourn
  7. Once A Spy by Keith Thomson
  8. The Restorer by Amanda Stevens
  9. The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
  10. The Christmas Cantata by Mark Schweizer
  11. The Rhetoric of Death by Judith Rock
  12. The Countertenor Wore Garlic by Mark Schweizer
  13. Fun and Games by Duane Swierczynski
  14. The Dewey Decimal System by Nathan Larson
  15. The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi
  16. The Baker Street Letters by Michael Robertson
  17. Halfway Hexed by Kimberly Frost
  18. The Cat, the Lady and the Liar by Leann Sweeney
  19. Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
  20. Bellfield Hall by Anna Dean

MBTB 2010 Bestselling Hardbacks

1. The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
2. 61 Hours by Lee Child
3. Changes by Jim Butcher
4. The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear
5. The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva
6. Juliet by Anne Fortier
7. American Assassin by Vince Flynn
8. The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke
9. The First Rule by Robert Crais
10. Think of a Number by John Verdon
11. Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton
12. Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane
13. Once a Spy by Keith Thomson
14. Worth Dying For by Lee Child
15. Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny
16. Lost Hero: Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan
17. Storm Prey by John Sandford
18. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
19. Three Stations by Martin Cruz Smith
20. Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva 


MBTB 2010 Bestselling Paperbacks

1. Murder Past Due by Dean James 
2. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
3. Killer Instinct by Zoë Sharp
4. Mystery Man by Colin Bateman
5. The Hangman by Louise Penny
6. Soulless by Gail Carriger 
7. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
8. Changeless by Gail Carriger
9. Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker
10. The Organist Wore Pumps by Mark Schweizer
11. The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
12. Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Raybourn
13. Old Dogs by Donna Moore
14. The Alto Wore Tweed by Mark Schweizer
15. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Steig Larsson
16. I Scream, You Scream by Wendy Lyn Watson
17. Mistress of the Art of Death by Arianna Franklin
18. The Rhetoric of Death by Judith Rock
19. Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell
20.  The Mystic Art of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston


MBTB 2009 Bestselling Hardbacks

1. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
2. Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child
3. "U" Is for Undertow by Sue Grafton
4. Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly
5. The Defector by Daniel Silva
6. Long Lost by Harlan Coben
7. Among the Mad by Jacqueline Winspear
8. Rain Gods by James Lee Burke
9. The Wrecker by Clive Cussler
10. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
11. 206 Bones by Kathy Reichs
12. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
13. The Ghosts of Belfast by Stuart Neville
14. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
15. The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
16. Dead Silence by Randy Wayne White
17. Borderline by Nevada Barr
18. Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark
19. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
20. Even by Andrew Grant 


MBTB 2009 Bestselling Paperbacks

1. Just Another Day in Paradise by A. E. Maxwell
2. Walking the Perfect Square by Reed Farrel Coleman
3. Tower by Ken Bruen & Reed Farrel Coleman 
4. Still Life by Louise Penny
5. Death's Daughter by Amber Benson
6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
7. Leftover Dead by Dean James, writing as Jimmie Ruth Evans
8. Would-Be Witch by Kimberly Frost
9. Redemption Street by Reed Farrel Coleman 
10. Impolite Society by Cynthia Smith
11. The James Deans by Reed Farrel Coleman
12. Silent on the Moor by Deanna Raybourn
13. The Frog and the Scorpion by A. E. Maxwell 
14. The Cat, the Quilt and the Corpse by Leann Sweeney
15. The Alto Wore Tweed by Mark Schweizer
16. The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny
17. The Diva Wore Diamonds by Mark Schweizer
18. A Rather Lovely Inheritance by C. A. Belmond
19. Soulless by Gail Carriger
20. A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny

MBTB 2008 Bestselling Hardbacks

1. Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler
2. Swan Peak by James Lee Burke
3. Nothing to Lose by Lee Child
4. The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly
5. Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
6. An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear
7. Chasing Darkness by Robert Crais
8. Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva
9. Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
10. Devil Bones by Kathy Reichs


MBTB 2008 Bestselling Paperbacks 

1. Walking the Perfect Square by Reed Farrel Coleman
2. Noblesse Oblige by Cynthia Smith
3. Redemption Street by Reed Farrel Coleman
4. Unsolicited by Julie Kaewert
5. Money Shot by Christa Faust
6. Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
7. Brilliant by Marne Davis Kellogg
8. The Faithful Spy by Alex Berenson
9. Bring Your Own Poison by Dean James, writing as Jimmie Ruth Evans
10. Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn

MBTB 2007 Bestselling Hardbacks

1. T Is for Trespass by Sue Grafton
2. The Overlook by Michael Connelly
3. The Chase by Clive Cussler
4. The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke
5. Bad Luck and Trouble by Lee Child
6. Interred with Their Bones by Jennifer Lee Carrell
7. The Watchman by Robert Crais
8. The Woods by Harlan Coben
9. Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich
10. The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva

MBTB 2007 Bestselling Paperbacks 

1. Solomon Vs. Lord by Paul Levine
2. Brilliant by Marne Davis Kellogg
3. The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom
4. On the Slam by Dean James, writing as Honor Hartman
5. Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
6. Jesus Out to Sea: Stories by James Lee Burke
7. The Man Who Died Laughing / The Man Who Lived by Night by David Handler
8. The Deep Blue Alibi by Paul Levine
9. Best Served Cold by Dean James, writing as Jimmie Ruth Evans
10. Suspect by Michael Robotham

MBTB 2006 Bestselling Hardbacks

1. Pegasus Descending by James Lee Burke
2. Billy Boyle by James Benn
3. The Hard Way by Lee Child
4. The Two Minute Rule by Robert Crais
5. Promise Me by Harlan Coben
6. Messenger of Truth by Jacqueline Winspear
7. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
8. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
9. Echo Park by Michael Connelly
10. The Messenger by Daniel Silva 

MBTB 2006 Bestselling Paperbacks

1. Death in the Garden by Elizabeth Ironside 
2. Brilliant by Marne Davis Kellogg
3. Murder Over Easy by Jimmie Ruth Evans 
4. Damn Near Dead: An Anthology of Geezer Noir edited by Duane Swierczynski 
5. The Man Who Died Laughing/ The Man Who Lived By Night by David Handler 
6. Bust by Ken Bruen and Jason Starr
7. A Fifth of Bruen by Ken Bruen 
8. The Wooden Overcoat by Pamela Branch
9. Priceless by Marne Davis Kellogg
10. Landscape of Lies by Peter Watson