The UK Public Lending Right organisation, which administers royalty payments to authors based on library lending, has published its figures for 2011-2012.
The figures show that M.C. Beaton has risen one place since last year to be the 7th most borrowed author overall, and the 3rd most borrowed in adult fiction since six of the top ten are children's authors. It also means that she is the top British adult fiction author in the list with over a million books borrowed in the last year.
You can view the full results table at http://www.plr.uk.com/mediaCentre/mostBorrowedAuthors/top20Authors/2011-2012Top20Authors.pdf.
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