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I have a problem with my Amazon listings, and I wanted to see if anyone on the boards has the answer.

Thanks to readers who have bought my novels, my books The Adamas Blueprint, The Ark, and The Palmyra Impact are listed as the numbers 2, 3, and 4 bestselling technothrillers for the Kindle. When I look at Amazon, the books are listed very high (and correctly) on this technothriller list:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/digital-text/157324011/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_kinc_1_5_last

But they're listed very low (and incorrectly) on this technothriller list, which you get to by navigating from the Amazon Home page by selecting Kindle Books, then Mystery & Thriller, then Thriller, then Technothriller:

http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1238207796/ref=sr_nr_n_3?ie=UTF8&rs=157319011&bbn=157319011&rnid=157319011&rh=n%3A133140011%2Cn%3A%21133141011%2Cn%3A154606011%2Cn%3A157305011%2Cn%3A157319011%2Cn%3A157324011

The same thing happens on the Fiction>Action & Adventure list and the Mysteries & Thrillers>Thrillers>Suspense list. I'm afraid this glitch might be affecting my sales because potential buyers are not seeing my books listed in their proper rank on the list. Any ideas about why this glitch is happening and how to correct it?

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Boyd
 

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I'm not an amazon developer, but I know there must be some massive indexing process running behind the website to deliver our queries almost instantaneously.  I noticed that the first list said that it was updated hourly.  The second we've seen through experience to lag behind  by a day or two.  For example, when you list Kindle books sorted by "Price: Low to High," new freebies sometimes take a while to bubble up to the top.  Likewise, when the price goes back up, the remain at the top for a while.  I'd give it until Monday or so to see if it catches up to the other list.  Besides, #18 is nothing to sneeze at!
 
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