Lee Child eclipses the competition with Blue Moon straight in at number one

Lee Child eclipses the competition with Blue Moon straight in at number one

Lee Child’s Blue Moon (Bantam) has illuminated the charts, beaming straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one with 56,700 copies sold in its first week on sale. The 24th Jack Reacher title scored the author’s second highest ever single-week volume, just 2,011 units short of 2018’s Past Tense, which was released on the Monday of its launch week last year and therefore had an extra day's sales. It also racked up his first number one in hardback format since Personal in 2014, his 21st week at the top in total.

Blue Moon also notched up Child’s 40th number one in the Original Fiction char...

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