Grisham whistles for number one

Grisham whistles for number one

John Grisham’s The Whistler (Hodder) has blown Martina Cole’s Betrayal (Headline) out of the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 20,889 copies for £78,985 according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. This is the veteran author’s 31st number one, and his first since July 2013.  It comes just four weeks after his latest hardback Camino Island crested the Original Fiction and Weekly E-Ranking number ones.

The success of last year’s Rogue Lawyer, his third-bestselling title since the turn of the decade, seems to have given Grisham’s sales a shot in the arm. In total, he’s now...

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