Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2011
The Diesel eBook Store (http://www.diesel-ebooks.com), one of the world’s largest independent eBook stores, today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with E-Reads, a leading publisher of quality fiction and nonfiction reprints. Richard Curtis, founder of E-Reads and president of a leading literary agency, is a highly respected and innovative figure in the publishing world.
As part of the agreement, Diesel-eBooks.com will be the preferred retailer of E-Reads' extensive list of titles on the E-Reads.com’s site. All E-Reads eBooks will be sold without encryption.
E-reads has an extensive catalog of 1200 eBook titles by renowned authors in a variety of genres including romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, thriller Authors include Hannah Howell, Harlan Ellison, Greg Bear, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, William C. Dietz, Janet Dailey, Jennifer Blake, Alan Dean Foster and John Norman, to name just a few.
“Diesel has soared to a prominent place among e-book retailers and we‘re very gratified to cast our lot with them,” said Richard Curtis, President of E-Reads.
“E-Reads is an industry pioneer and Richard Curtis has always been a strong voice for eBooks. We are so thrilled to have them on board as a direct publisher,” said Scott Redford, owner of Diesel-eBooks.com
As part of the deal, a new proprietary PubDesk interface, through which the publisher can access its inventory, run reports and modify its metadata, has been created and will launch shortly on Diesel-eBooks.com.
Diesel-eBooks.com launched its brand new eBook retailing platform in December 2010 and is unique in the marketplace for their expanded categories and their ability to host customer created bundles. Their new site also boosts a suite of new features such as the “Deal of the Day”, social networking , video integration, access to over two million free eBooks via partnerships with Google and Smashwords and a new and improved search engine.
About the Diesel eBook Store
Launching in December 2004, Diesel-eBooks.com is one of the world’s largest independent eBook stores, offering over 2.4 million original eBook titles including hundreds of exclusive cyber bundles for deep discounts. Based in Richmond, Virginia, Diesel-eBooks.com sells titles from hundreds of publishers including Harlequin, HarperCollins, John Wiley & Sons, Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, O’Reilly, Penguin, Random House, and Smashwords and in multiple formats including ePub, Microsoft Reader, Mobipocket, and Palm/eReader and PDF for all eBook devices and eReading hardware. Forty categories and 2,700 sub-categories mean customers find it faster at Diesel eBooks. http://www.diesel-ebooks.com
Founded in 1999 at the dawn of the digital era by renowned literary agent, Richard Curtis, E-Reads™ is the oldest independent e-book publisher in the field and an innovative leader in the modern book industry. Their mission is to bring out-of-print books back in electronic and print formats and create an independent e-book market for authors.