Purchasing and downloading our eBooks

The ebooks available to purchase on our website come in different formats although not all books are available in all formats. Please make sure you buy and download the correct format for your device (please see below for guidance on this). Please note that if you wish to read an eBook on your Kindle device or Kindle app, you will need to purchase and download a MOBI format.

How to download your ebook

  1. After you purchase an ebook you will receive a link to your eLibrary, where you can download your ebook on to your computer or other device. 
  2. Download instructions:
    1. Get your reader - download and install the free software appropriate for your computer, tablet or smartphone. For Windows and Mac desktop/laptop computers you should download Adobe Digital Editions. For smartphones and tablets you should download Bluefire Reader for iOS or Bluefire for Android.
    2. Get an Adobe ID:
      1. Go to www.adobe.com and click SIGN IN (top right). 
      2. Click 'Get an Adobe ID'. Fill in the necessary fields and click SIGN UP. One of the fields requires you to enter your email address. Ensure this address and the one you used to purchase your ebooks are the same. Select 'Adobe ID' from the Vendor ID drop-down.
    3. Authorise your reader and download your ebook:
      1. Open Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire on your device and signin to authorise your reader. 
      2. View your order below and click the 'Download File' link to download the licence (.acsm) file. This should automatically open in your reader.
  3. You can download the ebook up to five times so you can load it on to more than one device. NB: Each time you open it in a browser will count as one download so you will need to save it permanently by, for example, opening it up in an appropriate app on your device.

 

ePUB files

Our ePUBs are copy-protected (using Adobe Content Server), so to read them, you will need to create an Adobe ID (if you don't have one already), download a reader application for Windows/Android/Mac/iOS to open your protected files, and authorise your reader with your Adobe ID. The file you download will be a file called UrlLink.acsm file that you should open in your reader software, Adobe Digital Editions or BlueFire Reader. Your license will then be verified, and your eBook will be downloaded.To download the applications we recommend, please follow the links below:

Tablets and Smartphones

BlueFire Reader

 

Desktops and Laptops

Adobe Digital Editions

MOBI files for Kindle

We currently do not offer Kindle ebooks for sale on our website.