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Before I Go to Sleep is an International Bestseller

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We are delighted to announce that S J Watson’s literary thriller Before I Go to Sleep is an international bestseller. Already a bestseller in the UK, Bulgaria and Netherlands (where it is in its sixth printing), the book is now also a NY Times bestseller, and Watson was named by Amazon.com as their Rising Star for 2011.

In France alone, the book has now sold 50,000 copies, making it a runaway bestseller there, and we have just heard that it has hit the Globe and Mail National Bestseller list in Canada this week at #10.

Update 20/07/11 Before I Go To Sleep will be No.9 on the Sunday Times Bestsellers List this week, with an incredible 1,246 copies sold. This will be its 4th week in the Top Ten.

Update 21/07/11 We have just found out that S J Watson will be #7 this Sunday in the New York Times bestseller list and #6 in ebook!

18 Jul 2011