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Authors beware: A new danger for KU authors

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It’s hard enough getting people to buy your books – then, just when you think you’ve achieved a breakthrough, this happens.

Darrienia: The Forgotten Legacies Series

Hi all,

Anyone who follows me closely will know my book was removed from Amazon for almost a fortnight after they registered some unusual activity. At first I was at a loss. What was it, where had it come from? But since I have learnt a terrifying truth behind Kindle Unlimited, it is one all authors need to be aware of. It is a KU scam that could ruin your career and put your money into fraudsters’ pockets.

In this post I will detail my own experience, in hope you know what to look out for.

I was running a book promotion, a push to generate interest in my first book. After approaching blogs and book promotion sites I began to run a 99cents promotion on Darrienia, which at that time was number one in two of its categories. Book two is coming out at the end of the year…

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1 Comment

  1. Thanks for sharing this, Frank. Scary stuff. We can work so hard to get word out about our book only to have this happen. The virtual world is fraught with its own kind of dangers and scams.

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