Patterson, first author to pass one million e-book sales
The Hattchette Group is re-porting that James
Patterson has moved more than one million e-book units
formatted for systems like Kindle, iPad, and
Patterson's recent Alex Cross novel is the big
selling champ, not a small feat given that it was just released in
e-book and other formats last fall.
Since his first novel in 1976, Patterson has
sold more than 200 million copies.
The lack of centralized tracking of e-book
sales leaves no adequate method for double checking Hachette's
re-ported sales figures, but this revelation makes sense given
that Patterson has sold more than 200 million copies since his
first novel "The Thomas Berryman Number" was published