Frequently Asked Questions

Who made all this?

I did. I built Bitbook and to make it easier for my readers to read my books on any device any time they like.

Your books?

I'm Shane. I wrote all the books available in Bitbook and on

How long did all this take?

It took three years to build the software. I wrote my first novel in February of 2011. I published my most recent novel on October 20, 2020.

What genres do you write?

Military science fiction, YA fantasy, romance, LitRPG and non-fiction so far. I've written nine novels and 18 novellas.

Why did you build Bitbook?

I think electronic publishing has a lot of potential, and I wanted a platform I could use to distribute all my books, not just the ones with only text. We have a lot of plans for this platform: game books, comics, art books, audiobooks, party games, illustrated books and much more!

What devices are supported?

Any device that can read a web page is compatible with Bitbook: Android phones and tablets, iPad, iPhone, laptops, Surface tablets, PCs, televisions, handheld game consoles, Kindles, you name it.

Are your books available anywhere else?

All my books (with the exception of the new types listed above) are available on Amazon. Some are available in paperback.

Then what's so special about Bitbook?

This is where you get the books that aren't available anywhere else. Alert Force is a good example. It's the semi-official "Book Five" of the Starship Expeditionary Fleet series. You can't buy it anywhere. It's only available to Bitbook members. sells my special editions and exclusives. All those titles will eventually be a part of every member's Bitbook library.

What can guests do on Bitbook?

Guests can enjoy free reads and sample chapters from all of my titles any time.

What do I get if I sign up?

When you register an account, you can activate books by buying them from and keep them in your Bitbook library where they are always available to read on any device.

What if I want to download the book instead?

You can download the ePUB edition of any book you buy from Both the Bitbook edition (if available) and the ePUB are always included. You will receive an instant download link at the e-mail address you used to make your purchase.

What if I buy a collection?

All the eligible books in that collection will be activated in Bitbook and you will also be able to download an ePUB with all the books included.

What if I don't like the book?

We have a seven-day no-questions-asked money back guarantee on all purchases.

Is your payment system secure?

Your payments on are protected by industry-standard SSL encryption. We process transactions through Stripe, a leading e-commerce services provider.

How do I sign up for your newsletter?

You can sign up here.

What if I have other questions?

E-mail any time!

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