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From the press release:

The Diesel eBook Store , 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.



  1. Aaaaand the real question: will the un-DRM’d books be marked somehow? Will it be like Fictionwise’s very clear secure-vs-multiformat setup, or Amazon’s “check for this number in this spot,” or Kobo’s “download with ADE and maybe it’s DRM’d and maybe it’s not?”

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