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Thread: Austin Macauley Publishers, Ltd. (formerly Austin & Macauley)

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    Regus probably won't tell you whether they are an in-house client or virtual client, the whole point of their virtual product is to give the appearance that the client is onsite. Even if you turn up they'll tell you the client is too busy to come out or they're on a training day or something...

    From a previous Regus employee...

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    This definitely is a vanity publisher, and is probably AM, as others have said.

    I doubt you'll get your money back. I'm so sorry.

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    No reply from Regus yet, but AM's address on the 33rd floor has to be a virtual office - they're sharing it with Elan Financial Group, Paper Rocket Ltd, Clayborne Enterprises Limited and Arrow Coated Products UK Ltd (and possibly more).
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    Quote Originally Posted by aliceshortcake View Post
    No reply from Regus yet, but AM's address on the 33rd floor has to be a virtual office - they're sharing it with Elan Financial Group, Paper Rocket Ltd, Clayborne Enterprises Limited and Arrow Coated Products UK Ltd (and possibly more).
    Not necessarily... Regus will rent out the leftover storage cupboard-sized space as an office for dirt cheap if they need to, and I believe that location has co-working desks. Not worth speculating.

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    In the UK, there is no real recourse that I know of for writers who are scammed in this way. Most potential routes of action cost more money than it's worth, and it sounds like a situation where the contract (agreeing to pay the money, etc) will work in the publisher's favour rather than yours.

    I'm sorry.
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