Friday, June 19, 2009

Mystery Bestsellers for June 19, 2009

Mystery Bestsellers

A list of the top 15 for the week ending June 19, 2009 has been posted on the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books website.

No change among the top four bestselling mystery this week, and little elsewhere for that matter. The only new title enters the list at number 13.

Knock Out by Catherine Coulter

FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock are back in the electrifying thriller Knock Out by . Seven-year-old Autumn Backman has a gift: She can communicate telepathically with others. Not everyone, mind you, but with a select few with whom she shares a special kinship. When Autumn and her mother, Joanna, take her father’s ashes to be buried in the family plot in Brickers Bowl, Georgia, the child witnesses a horrifying sight: her grandmother and two uncles, burying a pile of dead bodies in the middle of the night. They head to Titusville, Virginia, to seek the help of an old family friend, but Autumn senses they need assistance on a grand scale. Using her telepathic powers, Autumn calls a man she’d seen only on television: FBI agent Dillon Savich. But before Savich and his wife and partner, Agent Lacey Sherlock, can get on the scene, Autumn and Joanna flee, fearing the retribution of her uncle Blessed. A huge manhunt ensues, with Titusville Sheriff Ethan Merriweather racing to reach the girl before Blessed can get his hands on her. Blessed’s got big things planned for Autumn and her gift, and he’ll stop at nothing to force her into his growing army of exploited children. Savich, Sherlock, and Merriweather face their most elusive foes to keep Autumn out of harm’s way—before it’s too late. Booklist calls Knock Out a "fast-paced thriller", adding it features "the author’s trademark wit in counterpoint to intense action, [and] is an excellent addition to Coulter’s popular FBI series."

On our bestseller page, we've added an icon next to every title that is available for immediate download onto the Amazon Kindle. To learn about this wireless reading device, visit the Amazon Kindle page for more information.

The top four mystery bestsellers this week are shown below:

The Scarecrow by Michael ConnellyGone Tomorrow by Lee ChildFirst Family by David BaldacciDead and Gone by Charlaine Harris

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