WHS takes 30% off e-books, including Dan Brown

<p>W H Smith is to sell the e-book version of Dan Brown&#39;s new book <em>The Lost Symbol </em>at a discount of 30% as part of a new offer of 30% discount on all e-books.</p><p>It means the book will be sold at &pound;13.29, saving &pound;5.70 off the list price of &pound;18.99, though still &pound;3.80 more than the price WHS has put on the printed hardback.<br /><br />WHS pushed out its new e-book offer yesterday, with 30% off all &quot;75,000&quot; ebooks and digital audio books. In a tweet about the e-book prices, WHS added: &quot;Not parity but it&#39;s a start.&quot;</p><p>Waterstone&#39;s has yet to reveal the price of the stand-alone digital version of the new Dan Brown, though it is giving the digital version away free to those pre-ordering one its two new Reader devices, with purchasers receiving a gift card to the value of &pound;9.50 to spend on the Dan Brown e-book.</p>