I was checking out how THE MAVERICK MEETS HIS MATCH was doing now that it was no longer on sale (99 cents). Predictably it has fallen to a rank between 60 and 80 in Western Romance now that it is back to its original price of $3.49
On its page, Amazon was advertising New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr's newest book released by Harlequin titled: What We Find. I almost fell off my seat when I saw what Harlequin is charging for the Kindle edition of her book: $12.99--yes, for an e-book. And her ranking was a very respectable, and enviable, 235 in all books in the paid Kindle Store! More power to her and her publisher!
Here's the link to check it out: http://www.amazon.com/B0166B9HZ0
It just goes to show that if you write a good book, have built a large loyal following to propel you to that New York Times best selling author status, readers will pay decent money to read it.
Now, back to building that loyal following....