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A BETTER WAY TO WRITE E-BOOKS

Nantucket E-Books™ allows writers to create clean, mobile-responsive e-books, for free.

Nantucket E-Books™ are written using the Shanty™ markup language:

!!TITLE The Count of Monte Cristo
!!AUTHOR Alexandre Dumas
!!KYWD montecristo

#CHAPTER 1

##Marseilles—The Arrival

On the 24th of February, 1815, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the *Pharaon* from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples.

Shanty™ lets you write with any text editor or word processor you like. Since it's plain-text, it's future-proof, easy to store, and easy to share.

You can use the new editor, and start trying out Shanty™ instantly.

If you're new to Nantucket E-Books™ or Shanty™, check out the Shanty™ manual.

I'm also creating step by step guides to writing Nantucket E-Books™ on the FAQ page.

You can also copy and paste it into the field below to download an HTML file. It's that simple!

If the text validates, your e-book will be downloaded to your computer.

A BETTER WAY TO READ E-BOOKS

Nantucket E-Books™ are compatible with all major web browsers. They include interactive features like note taking, bookmarking, dark mode, and text resizing. They can be read offline, and are DRM-free.

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Audiobook editions can be accessed within the book itself. No need for separate platforms!

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READ OFFLINE

Nantucket E-Books™ were designed to be read online and offline. When you download a Nantucket E-Book, any notes you took will be copied as well.

To read Nantucket E-Books™ offline, first download this ZIP folder which includes a condensed version of this site.

Please note that cover art, illustrations, and audiobooks are not automatically downloaded.

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It will not copy any bookmarks or dark mode settings.

Once copied, you may save your settings in the text editor of your choice.

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