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'Carte Blanche' riding high at #1 in Amazon UK charts

28-May-2011 • Literary

'Carte Blanche', the new James Bond continuation novel by thriller writer Jeffery Deaver, is riding high on the UK best-seller book charts.

The new 007 novel is currently #1 on the Amazon UK best-sellers chart, across all formats and genres. The unabridged 'Carte Blanche' audio book on CD is ranked #14 on Amazon.

Over at WH Smiths, the title is sitting at #2 behind 'Madeleine', the cash-in book from the missing girl's mother. Sales at 'Smiths may be below industry average as rival bookstore chain Waterstones has an exclusive signed edition. Most retailers will be updating their charts later next week.

Amazon UK best-seller chart (28th May 2011):

1. Carte Blanche - Jeffery Deaver

2. One Day - David Nicholls

3. Madeleine - Kate McCann

4. A Clash of Kings - George R. R. Martin

5. A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin

6. The Dukan Diet - Dr Pierre Dukan

7. Two Greedy Italians - Antonio Carluccio & Gennaro Contaldo

8. Jamie's 30-Minute Meals: A Revolutionary Approach to Cooking Good Food Fast - Jamie Oliver

9. A Storm of Swords - George R. R. Martin

10. Dead Man's Grip - Peter James

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