The thriller writers who are making a killing with crime fiction

The thriller writers who are making a killing with crime fiction
 

British readers have become more gripped by crime and thriller novels, with sales up by 19% between 2015 and 2017, new figures suggest.
The rise has been fuelled by the growth of psychological thrillers and the success of big names like Lee Child, James Patterson and Dan Brown.
18.7m crime and thriller books were sold last year - 19% more than in 2015, data company Nielsen Bookscan says.
They overtook sales for general and literary fiction, which were down 16%.
Relative newcomer Shari Lapena is among the female authors to enjoy the boom with her book, The Couple Next Door, the bestselling... read more

 
11 April 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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