Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Amazon has announced that it has purchased Avalon Books, which adds over 3000 romance, mystery and Western titles to its library.

Amazon is looking to publish Avalon’s titles under the imprints 47North, Montlake Romance and Thomas & Mercy. You can expect to see Avalon Books available as eBooks in the coming months.

Amazon has been buying up many different properties lately. Earlier this year, it bought the rights to the 14 original James Bond novels by Ian Fleming. In December, Amazon bought 450 children’s books.

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