Originally Posted by JWLaRue
... I saw Eric Flint's 1632 (series) as a download. I've seen it in the bookstores for some time now but have never really looked at it. Having pulled a download and read some of it....I now want to read the entire series. And that means I'm now buying the p-books.
This is the main idea behind Baen's free library, if I understand it correctly -- they regard it as marketing "free samples" to get you to buy more of the same.
Evidently, it works pretty well, and their books are among the least
"pirated" around. Go figure.
I prefer to start with the RTF format myself.