Number 1 on this week’s Top Ten Fiction List is Nora Roberts’ latest Come Sundown, a story of love, lies and murder. Right behind it, at Number 2, is Paula Hawkins’ long-awaited second book Into the Water. After a fifteen-year old girl’s mother is found dead in the water, she begins uncovering murky secrets from the past.
Two highly anticipated releases debut on the list. At Number 3 is John Grisham’s latest incarnation, Camino Island, which takes place in the aftermath of the world’s most daring literary heist. Secondly we have The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy, which has got to be one of the biggest literary releases in 2017. It’s her second book, twenty years in the making! It’s at Number 6 this week.
Lee Child’s No Middle Name is a collection of Jack Reacher short stories and includes an exclusive novella Too Much Time. It’s essential reading for all Jack Reacher enthusiasts and thriller buffs alike. Taking the Number 4 spot is The Fix by David Baldacci, following detective Amos Decker, who acquired the unique neurological phenomenon synaesthesia and an incredible memory after a head trauma. As he deciphers a series of apparently random and senseless murders, the unthinkable happens.
Karen Rose’s novel The Monster in the Closet, which is a standalone that reunites readers with her bestselling Baltimore series. From multi-million copy bestselling author and winner of the CWA Diamond Dagger award, Peter James, Need You Dead sees Roy Grace faces his most mysterious case yet. This week it’s at Number 8.
Liane Moriarty has two much-loved titles on this week’s list, including The Husband’s Secret and Truly Madly Guilty.
Still want more to read? You can also check out the weekly top 10 bestselling non-fiction list and the top 10 bestselling children’s books list on Better Reading.
- Come Sundown by Nora Roberts (Hachette)
- Into the Water by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday)
- Camino Island by John Grisham (Hachette)
- No Middle Name by Lee Child (Bantam)
- The Fix by David Baldacci (Macmillan)
- The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy (Hamish Hamilton)
- The Monster in the Closet by Karen Rose (Hachette)
- Need You Dead by Peter James (Macmillan)
- Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty (Pan)
- The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (Pan)
© Nielsen BookScan 2017 Week Ending 10/6/17 To stay up-to-date with book-related news subscribe here or like our Facebook page.