May 09, 2012
My Publisher Disappeared but Amazon is Still Selling My Book!
My publisher, who placed my book on the Kindle, has disappeared. He previously obtained my royalties and forwarded them to me. I have been unable to contact him or anyone at Amazon so that arrangements can be made for me to deal directly with Amazon.
When Amazon has a contract with one firm, they can't and won't turn the property of that firm (account/book/royalties/etc.) over to another. You would need to republish the book elsewhere, and submit it directly to Amazon.
One way to get Amazon to remove a book from the market is to let them know there is a copyright dispute with the book. If that publisher no longer has your permission to sell your book, you can demand Amazon stop selling. Amazon's procedures for filling a claim of copyright infringement are HERE.
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