Today, because of a furor started by one vindictive author over “books with questionable content,” A Silence Kept was removed for sale from Kobo and their outlets. This is the only book I had placed there through D2D, and if they don’t get their shit together, it may well be the last.
“To our Kobo Writing Life and self-publishing partners:
As you may be aware, there has been a significant amount of negative media attention in the UK regarding offensive material that became available across a number of eBook platforms. Kobo was included in the reports from media and we are taking immediate action to resolve an issue that is the direct result of a select few authors and publishers violating Kobo’s content policies.
In order to address the situation Kobo is taking the following steps: