The launch list includes: 8th Confession by James Patterson, Nothing to Lose by Lee Child and Adventures on the High Teas by Stuart Maconie. More titles from Jacqueline Wilson, Ben Elton, Alastair Campbell, Chris Ryan and Richard Branson will be released in the next few months.
"This is the first time that a major UK publisher has made mass-market books available via the Apple App Store," said Jonathan Davis, digital publisher, Random House Group Digital. "The iPhone and iPod touch are fantastic convergence devices and we're delighted customers can now enjoy digital versions of some of our bestselling books on a device which fits neatly in their pocket."
The Random House ebook apps are available from £7.49 from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.