Harlan Coben scores first number one in almost a decade with Run Away

Harlan Coben scores first number one in almost a decade with Run Away

Harlan Coben’s Run Away (Arrow) has ended the seven-week run of David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Teachers (HarperCollins) in the top spot, leaping 42% in volume on its launch week to claim the UK Official Top 50 number one. With 14,732 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM, the thriller becomes Coben’s first number one since Long Lost in January 2010, and only his third title to hit the top spot since records began.

However, Run Away’s volume, at just over a thousand copies more than second-placed The World’s Worst Teachers, is the lowest for a number one in 2019 to date, and the low...

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