Google introduces e-books to Android market

Google has introduced e-books to the web version of its Android Market of apps.

By buying an app on the webstore, a user can then push it onto any Android-enabled device.

PC Mag reports the book capacity was added yesterday [24th February] with several highlighted books listed. One of these, Tick Tock by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge, was available for $12.99 (£8.04) but is not listed on the Amazon Kindle store.

Google said once bought an e-book will be added to a user's Google account. Users can return an e-book if it does not perform as described. However, the books and reference area of the UK Android Market continues to have an extremely limited selection of titles.