Nita Prose‘s debut novel The Maid  has claimed the No.4 spot on the Sunday Times hardback bestseller list after publishing in the UK on Thursday 20th January. The Maid is also an Irish bestseller after reaching No.9 on the Irish original fiction chart.

The Maid has been lauded by a raft of Sunday Times bestelling authors such as Sarah Pearse, who called it a ‘brilliant debut’, and Emma Stonex who called it ‘gripping, deftly written, and led by a truly unforgettable protagonist’. Book shops across the UK are celebrating the publication of this stunning novel, and we can’t wait for more readers to discover the story of Molly the maid!

The Maid was published in the US on 4th January and is currently enjoying its third week on the New York Times hardback bestseller list, where it is ranking in at No.2 for the second week running. The Maid has been translated into 31 languages and film rights have been optioned by Universal Pictures, with Oscar nominated actress Florence Pugh set to star as Molly the maid on the big screen.

Congratulations, Nita! And if you have not yet ordered your copy, you can do so here in the UK, here in the US, and if you’re in Nita’s home country of Canada you can buy here.