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Two Agency Authors are Top 5 Sunday Times Bestsellers

Two of the top five Sunday Times bestsellers this week are MM Agency authors.

In its first full week since the paperback publication, The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor climbed up four positions to No.5, selling 10,772 copies to date. Last week the debut sold close to 7,500 copies, reaching No.9 on the bestseller list.

Meanwhile, the paperback publication of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman has charted at No.2 on the Sunday Times bestseller list with sales of 14,455 copies, seven months after its publication, during which it claimed the No.1 position. The debut ranked closely behind A Column of Fire by brand author Ken Follett, who clinched the No.1 position by a mere 500 copies. In eBook sales for Eleanor stand at 6,612 units.

In the UK, the cumulative sales for Eleanor are 650,000 paperbacks and 337,000 eBooks, and internationally, Eleanor Oliphant continues to perform strongly. It is a No.3 New York Times bestseller, and sits firmly in the top ten in Italy where it is a No.5 bestselling title. In Ireland, the publication has maintained its No.1 spot on the country’s bestseller list.

The Chalk Man has also enjoyed success in the international market. It sold 30,000 copies in America, and was a bestseller in Australia too where the thriller sold 17,000 copies across trade paperback and eBook. Having sold in 40 territories worldwide, including Brazil, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Turkey and Portugal, The Chalk Man is truly an international bestseller.

What an amazing week it’s been for both authors. Long may it continue!