If you haven't noticed lately, Amazon has made it very difficult for readers to find their favorite authors' erotic romance books because they've slapped the adult filter on them. Mind you, I'm all for keeping adult content from minors, but when an adult reader searches for a specific author's books, there should be an easier way to find them. Well, there is, and Ellora's Cave's publisher, Raelene Gorlinsky, explains it in easy-peasy terms below. [Note: Some of the following is copied and paraphrased with permission by Ms. Gorlinsky. Thank you, Raelene, for this valuable information!]
1) Bookmark and establish an Amazon Advanced Search page. Do not open the main Amazon site and use its default, general search box. Instead, bookmark and use this page:
2) In the fields on the Advanced Search page, you can enter one item (author only) or any combination of author, title, ISBN, publisher, etc. When you do a search this way, adult content WILL come up. And the search results seem to be more in sync with the search terms entered.
For example, in your results after searching on author Titania Ladley in Advanced Search, the 20-some items on the results pages are all books by Titania Ladley, including adult-filtered ones. But if you search by that author name in the default All Departments search box at the top of any page, some of the items displayed, even on the first results page, are by other authors and have nothing to do with Titania Ladley.
Additionally, in an All Departments, or even in a Kindle eBooks search, some books--those slapped with the adult filter--will be missing from your search results. One of my recent releases,
|Hidden by Amazon's Adult Filter|
So help your friends and family learn how to find the authors and books they want on Amazon. Clue them in on how to search for the best results by using the Advanced Search page only. It's much faster, less frustrating, and an easy way to *outsmart that dang adult filter.
*Outsmarting is for adults only!