Amazon.com announced that John Locke has become the first self published author to sell over 1 million paid copies in the Kindle Store. As of June 19, Locke has sold 1,010,370 Kindle books using Kindle Direct Publishing. Locke joins Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child, Suzanne Collins and Michael Connelly in the Kindle Million Club.
Locke’s books include Vegas Moon, Wish List, and the New York Times bestselling e-book, Saving Rachel.
“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,” Locke said. “Not only did KDP give me a chance, they helped at every turn. Quite simply, KDP is the greatest friend an author can have.”