Frequently Asked Questions

Please consult the appropriate section below for more information :

What are your postage rates?
You can view our Postage and Shipping Rates here.
How do I download my purchased eBooks?

We will email your purchased eBook files to you, but if you need to obtain another copy of the file(s) please login to your account, where you will find a My eBooks link which will enable you to send the file(s) to yourself via email.

Amazon Kindle and mobipocket devices

Loading to AMAZON KINDLE

There are two ways to upload Karnac ebooks to your Kindle. Either :

  1. Forward it to your Kindle email address (i.e. johnsmith@kindle.com)- make sure your sending email is registered with your Kindle account and that your Kindle is registered with Amazon.
  2. Side-load with a USB cable:
    1. Connect your Kindle to your computer using the USB cable that came with your device.
    2. Open folder to view files.
    3. Drag the Mobi file into the “Documents” folder on your Kindle.
    4. The new title will appear when you next switch the device on.
    5. More help: http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200505520

iPad, iPhone, Kobo, Nook, Sony and most other ereaders

Loading to an APPLE Device (iPhone, iPad, iPod)

There are two ways to upload Karnac ebooks to your Apple device. Either :

    1. Drag the file into your iTunes
    2. Connect the device and sync.
    3. The new title will appear in the iBook App when the synchronization is finished.
  1. Open this email on your iPhone, iPad, iPod and tap the attached file(Please note: your device needs to have the iBook app installed.)

Loading e-books to a NOOK, KOBO, SONY or other eReader

To upload Karnac eBooks to your NOOK, KOBO or Sony eReader :

  1. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
  2. Open your device folder.
  3. To move an e-book from your computer to the device, simply drag-and-drop the desired ebook onto the device folder.
  4. The new title will appear when you next switch on the device.

Karnac ebooks are digitally 'watermarked' to identify them as your personal property. They are for personal use only and cannot be shared, sold or distributed to any third parties.

How do I return incorrect or damaged goods?
If you have bought a book online and would like to return it, you can do so by returning the item to our mail order department or in person at any of our stores. All you need is the book and your Karnac Books receipt. As long as it is in the condition in which it was received, we will willingly exchange it or give you a Karnac Books credit note to match the value of the book on the receipt. The value of this credit will be deducted from the value of your next order.

* If the book is damaged when you receive it, we will fully refund your credit/debit card to match the value of the book on the receipt, including the postage.

Contact Address
Karnac Books,
118 Finchley Road,
London,
NW3 5HT,
UK
How do I return unwanted purchases?
If you have bought a book online and would like to return it, you can do so by returning the item to our mail order department or in person at any of our stores. All you need is the book and your Karnac Books receipt. As long as it is in the condition in which it was received, we will willingly exchange it or give you a Karnac Books credit note to match the value of the book on the receipt. The value of this credit will be deducted from the value of your next order.

* Please note that Karnac Books cannot refund postage.

Contact Address
Karnac Books,
118 Finchley Road,
London,
NW3 5HT,
UK
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Karnac Books uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to protect your credit/debit card information and assist your shopping experience. However, any losses incurred or sustained by customers who transmit information by means of email or other internet link shall be borne solely and exclusively by that customer and in no event shall any such losses in whole or in part be borne by Karnac Books. If you are using a public computer, you must sign out when you have finished shopping.

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