The switch in fortunes between the statistics for a well reviewed first book by an unknown author and a genre switch by a more than well known one both reveals and conceals. FutureBook has a take on it all. All it took was one anonymous tweet to end the fiction: who was the tweeter?
It seems the famed Harry Potter author has tried her hand in another genre under another name. The Guardian reports. Of particular interest is what sundry people say is normal for an unknown author with a good book. 1500 copies to the shops, for example. "After selling around 450 copies by early July, the novel shot up to No 1 on the Amazon bestseller chart after the announcement, and there was a run on bookshops."