AuthorHouse - can we all join together and do a class action suit against them. I was not paid in 2 years for thou

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Sep 15, 2009
review #157214

I have a children's book that I got published through authorhouse so I could show it to my mother (the Author) just before she died so she could be proud.I found it in the attic after 40 yrs based on a true story.

She was a very well known artist. So I am now getting a $2.38 check every 2nd quarter. But I know thousands of the book has been sold.

So I contacted the printers, They were going to tell me how many they printed (Lightning Source) And then called back and Authorhouse told them not to tell me???so they wouldn't let me know.It is bad enough that they are ripping us off like this but to a dieing mother, that I was trying to make her feel proud before she went to see God.That is unbelievable.Several websites keep being sold out according to what they tell me, so it could be in the 10's of thousands easily.

please query book "Chewy The Woodchuck" at yahoo.com

Pete Vinal noannie11@aol.com

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MR.JOHNNY DO GOOD

Feb 27, 2013 Cliffside Park, New Jersey

OK FOLKS HERES AN UPDATE: CALL THIS LAWFIRM THIS IS VERY REAL.. GET IT DONE PEOPLE ASAP LETS SEND SOME PEOPLE JAIL. IM TIRED OF GETTING RIPPED OFF LETS GO PEOPLE. YES THIS IS VERY REAL..IM THINKING ABOUT MY FELLOW AUTHORS AND NOT MYSELF CALL THE LAW OFFICE OF MR.LAMONT 973-949-3770..I TO HAVE BEEN POSSIBLY RIPPED OFF OF MILLIONS..LETS GET IT DONE PEOPLE...LETS GO...LETS GO ---ITS TIME TO SEND A MESSAGE TO AUTHORHOUSE, IUNVERSE AND THE REST OF THERE CROOKED COMPANIES..WE ARE NOT TAKING IT ANYMORE!!! YOU WONT STEAL FROM ME AGAIN..LETS GO...LETS GO ASAP PEOPLE! !

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GLORIA CRABTREE

Apr 01, 2012

GET IN TOUCH WITH ERIC,VAUGHN,FLAM-ESQUIRE FOR A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST AUTHORHOUSE. THEY OUR OUT OF NEW YORK AND STUDYING THE CASE. IF YOU WANT IN JUST EMAIL THEM AT
EVF@SOVRLAW.COM

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Gloria Crabtree

Apr 01, 2012

GET IN TOUCH WITH ERIC,VAUGHN,FLAM-ESQUIRE
EVF@SOVRLAW.COM THEY ARE OUT OF NEW YORK.

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the Harley hippie

Mar 10, 2012 Mitcham, England

Is anyone actually starting a class action suit? I want to get involved and will start the process if no one else has. They have given me one check for .54 and another for .78 - that doesn't even cover 2 books. I know i have sold more than 3, too. Plus, I was told I would get getting more than $5 per book and now they are only giving me .54 cents a book.
Please - everyone email me and i'll get started on this right away!!

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Shirley Alcorn

Feb 09, 2012

I have experienced similar problems with AH. In 2011 my book was in Barnes & Nobel,in India on Amazon, and e Kindle howeve, I have not recieved any royality. Yes, I would love to join a class action suit against AH.

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Joseph Smith

Jan 13, 2012

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Chef Jernard Wells

Dec 29, 2011

I am very disappointed with AH and would love to join in a class action suit there is some in-justice in it. Also not to mention they have sub there call center out to a foriegn country now there are no direct calls into the USA office or americans to speak with I also believe the smart comments that are made towards the angry authors on this site are really A.H reps or Affilates in some form...

chefjernard@gmail.com

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KAREN MCWILLIAMS

Dec 23, 2011

IF YOU HAVE PROOF THAT AUTHORHOUSE HAS BEEN RIPPING YOU OFF, CONTACT ME THROUGH MY E-MAIL. GIVE ME THE DETAILS OF YOUR CASE AND YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, AND PHONE NUMBER. I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO TALKING WITH YOU.

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K.J. McWilliams

Oct 08, 2011

I WAS TOLD BY SOME ONE WELL KNOWN IN THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY TO GOOGLE "AUTHORHOUSE CLASS ACTION SUIT".

MY STORY: TEN YEARS AGO I INTERVIEWED PRINT ON DEMAND PUBLISHERS TO PUBLISH MY CHILDREN'S HISTORICAL FICTION NOVEL. I TURNED DOWN XLIBRIS AND IUNIVERSE. HOWEVER, I LIKED THE FAMILY OWNED POD PUBLISHER, 1STBOOKS LIBRARY. IT WAS OWNED BY TIM, CARMEN, AND JESSICA JACOBS. I WAS HAPPY AND RECEIVED FAIRLY GOOD ROYALTIES AFTER MY BOOK WAS PUBLISHED. SO, I SUBMITTED A SECOND HISTORICAL FICTION NOVEL. BUT HALF WAY THROUGH THE PUBLISHING PROCESS MANY MISTAKES WERE MADE. I SUSPECTED THE JACOBS HAD SOLD THE COMPANY. I FOUND ABOUT THE TIME I WAS HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE COMPANY THE JACOBS HAD SOLD IT TO A GROUP OF INVESTORS.

THEN ONE OR TWO QUARTERS AFTER MY BOOK WAS PUBLISHED, MY ROYALTY STATEMENTS PLUNGED. I DID A THIRD BOOK WITH THE NEWLY NAMED "AUTHORHOUSE" AND WORSE MISTAKES WERE MADE. FOR SEVERAL YEARS I KEPT TRACK OF MY ROYALTY PAYMENTS. I FELT IT STRANGE THAT MY BOOKS SEEMED TO SELL POORLY, BUT IN THE SAME RANGE QUARTER AFTER QUARTER. WHEN I GOOGLED MY NAME I FOUND PAGES OF MY BOOKS LISTED WITH BOOK STORES IN ALL CONTINENTS OF THE WORLD.

WELL, I WAS TOLD A FEW DAYS AGO BY A DISGRUNTLED AUTHORHOUSE FORMER EMPLOYEE THAT HE HAD QUIT HIS JOB DUE TO UNETHICAL BUSINESS PRACTICES. I TOLD HIM I THOUGHT ALL THREE OF MY BOOKS HAD BEEN PIRATED.

THEN LAST WEEK I GOOGLED MY NAME AND FOUND ABOUT THIRTY FIVE PAGES
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Doug

Sep 16, 2011

count me in for sure, I have had with these imbeciles.

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Doug

Sep 16, 2011

count me in for sure, I have had with these imbeciles.

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confused

Jul 27, 2011

i don't understand. Isn't it that authorhouse does POD. So basically, your book could not be sold out.

Plus if you're really dissatisfied with authorhouse, then why won't you pull out your book from them and perhaps submit them to traditional publishing houses

I also checked your book through BN, Google and Amazon. I was only able to see your book through Amazon though

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,443,789 in Books

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Oldchef51

Apr 01, 2011

$3,000.00 pays for a poorly edited book and a half a million e-mail ad that so far has sold nothing. I purchased an e- reader copy (does not play well for SONY) and 2 of my friends purchased a paper back. Total royalties should have been $3.30, I have the check for $1.65 exactly half. If they are ripping off a small account like mine what are they doing with the bigger ones? An accounting audit is warrented.

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alice noriega

Mar 25, 2011

Yes I am another one who was taken by AH also..my book that was so called published by AH (not done yet) trying to soak up more money...This a child book..and very special by those that have seen the proofs of the book before in the hands of AH......Now I am experiencing the problems of all who were taken by this publisher..and yes I will join the class action suit

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sandykay

Feb 20, 2011

I wish to join in the effect in a class action suit against Authorhouse.

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im with you on the class actio

Feb 08, 2011

i'm in, they owe me a ton, and my book is in other languages somehow...and i got no check.

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cici

Dec 02, 2010

I had to change my number so AUTHOR HOUSE employees would quit calling me every 5 minutes asking if I wanted to advertize my book with them. I said why, so you can get more money? I don't make a dime off of the book, but they want me to advertize? They will stop at NOTHING to get more money from you. One girl called me THREE times in 15 minutes in one day trying to convince me to advertise. I kept hanging up on her, and she kept calling me back. I told her if she called me back again I'd call my lawyer. She didn't call back.

A H. also stands for *** Hole. That's what everyone at Author House is. Don't listen to them when one gets on here and tells you to e-mail them. I did that, and he did NOTHING but sic a lawyer on me. I have the letter in my hand what the lawyer said. The author House employees are trained to handle unhappy customers. They turn the blame around on you, that's what they do. They make it out to be YOUR fault. They are all full of it and well versed in what to say for any situation. They are puppets.

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cici

Dec 02, 2010

I know Author House is KEEPING all the royalties. They know how to legally do this and get by with it. They know how to beat the system. That's why they are growing. The BBB and attorney general won't go up agaisnt them. No one can do one thing about it, and Author House knows it! They laugh all the way to the bank daily!

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Victor James

Oct 25, 2010

i stood a Beggar before God is selling internationally but the author receives no royalties. Amazon sold T shirts and caps that were related to the author's name Victor James.

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