Out of Bounds bounds out to clinch McDermid's first number one

Out of Bounds bounds out to clinch McDermid's first number one

Val McDermid has bounced straight into the UK Official number one spot with Out of Bounds (Sphere), shifting 13,310 copies for £53,483 according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Not only is this the first non-diet book to go to number one this year, it is also the veteran crime author’s first overall top spot.

McDermid has previously taken the Mass Market Fiction top spot twice, with The Retribution in February 2012 and The Skeleton Road in April 2015.

However, following on from Tom Kerridge’s Dopamine Diet (Absolute) scoring a near-four-year low for a number one title, Out of...

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