"Eisler shocked the industry earlier this year when he walked away from a half million dollar advance from St. Martins Press in favor of self-publishing. Eisler was already a best-selling thriller author." Independence Day 2011: Heroes Of Self-Publishing, Amanda Hocking, John Locke And Other Indie Author Success Stories (PHOTOS) [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Sold-Million-eBooks-Months-ebook/dp/B0056BMK6K/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2&qid=1322761000&sr=1-12]Amazon.com: How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months! eBook: John Locke: Kindle Store[/ame] I am buying this. I shall read it.