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Medway's most borrowed - adult fiction

Current most borrowed adult fiction authors

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James Patterson

Private LA by James PattersonGenre: Psychological crime thrillers


  • Alex Cross - set in Washington D.C
  • Women's Murder club - set in San Francisco
  • When the Wind Blows
  • Michael Bennett
  • Jack Morgan
  • Private
  • Maximum Ride (aimed at young adults)

Read an eBook sample of 8th Confession from our eBook collection

M. C Beaton

Hiss and hers by MC BeatonGenre: Crime, Historical (writing as Marion Chesney)


  • PC Hamish Macbeth - set in Scotland
  • Agatha Raisin - retired advertising executive
  • Six Sisters

Read an eBook sample of Agatha Raisin: As the Pig Turns from our eBook collection


Nora Roberts

Genre: General fiction, Romance, Crime (writing as J. D Robb)


  • In Death (writing as J. D Robb)
  • Irish Hearts
  • Bannion Family
  • MacGregor
  • Great Chefs
  • Celebrity Magazine
  • Cordina's Royal Family Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts
  • D.C Detectives
  • O'Hurley
  • Jack's History
  • Time and Again
  • Night Tales
  • Stanislaski Family
  • Calhoun Women
  • Donovan Legacy
  • Concannon Sisters Trilogy
  • Mackade Brothers
  • Dream Trilogy
  • Stars of Mithra
  • Chesapeake Bay
  • Gallaghers of Ardmore
  • Three Sisters Island
  • Key
  • In The Garden
  • Circle Trilogy
  • Sign of Seven Trilogy
  • Bride Quartet
  • Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy

Read an eBook sample of The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro) from our eBook collection

Anna Jacobs

Moving onGenre: Saga

Also writes as Sherry-Anne Jacobs


  • Gibson Family
  • Kershaw Sisters
  • Lancashire saga
  • Staley Family
  • Micheals Family
  • Preston Family
  • Lady Bingham's Aides
  • Blake Sisters
  • Wiltshire Girls
  • Trader 

Read an eBook sample of Moving On from our eBook collection

Danielle SteelFirst Sight by Danielle Steel

Genre: Saga


  • Max and Martha
  • Freddie




Clive Cussler

Mirage by Clive CusslerGenre: Adventure thriller


  • Dirk Pitt - National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA)
  • NUMA Files
  • Oregon Files
  • Isaac Bell
  • Fargo Adventure

Read an eBook sample of Black Wind from our eBook collection

Tess Gerritsen

Girl Missing GerritsenGenre: Crime - medical


  • Tavistock Family
  • Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles

Read an eBook sample of Girl Missing from our eBook collection




David Baldacci

The Hit by David BaldacciGenre: Adventure thriller


  • Sean King and Michelle Maxwell
  • Camel Club
  • Shaw and Katie James
  • John Puller


Michael Connelly

The Black Box by Michael ConnellyGenre: Crime


  • Harry Bosch - set in Los Angeles
  • Terry McCaleb - retired FBI agent - set in Los Angeles
  • Mickey Haller - Lawyer - set in Los Angeles
  • Jack McEvoy


Katie Flynn

Heading Home Katie Flynn LIBRARY USE ONLYGenre: Saga


  • Lilac Larkin - set in Liverpool
  • Neyler Family (writing as Judith Saxton)




Alexander McCall SmithSunshine on Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

Genre: Crime - Private investigator


  • Precious Ramotswe - set in Botswana
  • Isabel Dalhousie - set in Edinburgh
  • 44 Scotland Street - set in Edinburgh
  • Prof Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld - set in Germany