Canadian Linwood Barklay's No Time for Goodbye
outsells Patricia Cornwell, Barbara Taylor Bradford and Maeve Binchy in the most paperbacks (for single title) sold in UK in 2008.
More than 636,000 paperback copies sold in Britain in 2008, and 1.3 million world wide.
View national news story here: http://www.cbc.ca/arts/books/story/2...estseller.html
A local thriller writer I've not read yet. Will have to look into it.
*update* at The eBook Store from Sony for $6.64 USD.