(Taken from Press release)
EL James's best seller Fifty Shades of Grey has been named popular fiction book of the year at the Specsavers National Book Awards in London.
The erotic novelist beat competition from Kate Mosse, JoJo Moyes, Victoria Hislop, Bernard Cornwell and Dorothy Koomson to win the accolade.
This year's Booker Prize winner, Hilary Mantel, was chosen as the UK author of the year for a second time.
The outstanding achievement award went to crime writer Ian Rankin.