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Self-published author sells 1 million ebooks on Kindle

Rachel He has hit a milestone however you slice it: John Locke, author of Saving Rachel, Vegas Moon and Wish List, is the first self-published author to sell a million ebooks on Kindle, according to Amazon.

He's in some pretty heady company. Other members of the Kindle 1 Million Club? Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child, Suzanne Collins and Michael Connelly.

In a press release about his success, Locke said: “Kindle Direct Publishing has provided an opportunity for independent authors to compete on a level playing field with the giants of the book selling industry. Not only did KDP give me a chance, they helped at every turn. Quite simply, KDP is the greatest friend an author can have.” 



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