Unfortunately, it doesn't pay to put out a print edition of Running from the Witness Protection Program. The book is too short. However, you don't need a Kindle device to read it (or any Kindle book). All you need is an up-to-date smartphone, tablet or computer.
Step 1: Download the Free Kindle App
Amazon makes more money on Kindle books than they do on Kindle devices. You can find the Kindle app in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. You can also download Kindle reader apps for your Mac or PC. The app is free.
Step 2: Sign into your Amazon Account with the Kindle App
You don't need a separate Kindle account to read Kindle books. Log in to the app with your Amazon username and password. (As of today, you can read my book for free if you take free trial Kindle Unlimited offer, but you have to remember to cancel before the trial is up.)
Step 3: Buy the Kindle Book on the Amazon Website
This is where the experience gets a little clunky. Ebooks are digital products and Apple and Google want a piece of the action for any digital product that's sold through their platforms. Platform is a fancy way of saying the Amazon and Kindle smartphone apps. In fact, the apps won't even give you an option to buy the book.
To get around that roadblock, go to the Amazon website using a web browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc.) Log into your account, search "Running from the Witness Protection Program" and buy the book. You'll then be able to read it on the Kindle app.
In fact, if you use the web browser on your smartphone to buy the book, the book will be available on your device instantaneously.
Step 4: Launch the Kindle App and Navigate to the Library
If you purchased the book on a smartphone or tablet with the Kindle app,, Amazon will offer to take you right to the book on the device. Or you can wait for later. The book will be in the Library section of the Kindle app. Now you can open it and read it.
And candidly, you're probably better off reading it on the app than a Kindle eReader device. I personally find that my iPhone and iPad give me a smoother and more intuitive reading experience than my Kindle device. (Feel free to disagree; that's just my opinion.)
Enjoy the book. Let me know if you have any questions.
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