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 announced that it has purchased the North American rights to the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming. It’s reportedly a ten-year deal where Amazon will get the rights to both the print books and the eBooks. James Bond print books have sold over 100 million copies worlwide.