It's not beyond the realms of possibility as people do sometimes get things wrong. Here are a couple of things I've spotted and bought in recent months.
And here's what happened when they were re-sold with a more accurate description.
That last one didn't go quite according to plan as the pair to it turned up like this.
So, as you can see, there are bargains to be had and that's what sparked my imagination for my second novel.
Here's the blurb.
"When retired bank clerk Dave Prendergast makes the find of a lifetime on eBay with an opening bid of just a few pounds, he sees the route to a rosy future. As the auction clock runs down, all that stands between Dave and the highlife are rival bidders, his conscience ...and a big pile of ironing.
A comic adventure of middle aged strife, Mr Prendergast's Fantastic Find follows Dave on his quest for riches as it leads him and his family into a web of intrigue, romance and internet fraud."
It's (hopefully) an easy and fun read with a dash or romance, some devious internet shady dealing and a couple of serious moral dilemmas.
It's available on Kindle now for just £1.99. I hope that you will give it a try and that, if you do, you enjoy it. If you do enjoy it a review on Amazon (however short) can work wonders for sales and I'd be extremely grateful. If you dislike it please comment on either my Facebook author page or here on my blog.
Over the next five days (ending 22nd March) to coincide with the launch of Mr Prendergast's Fantastic Find my first novel Give Me Your Tomorrow Kindle edition is on free promotion. To get your copy of either or both of these Kindle reads click the links at the top right of this blog.
The paperback version of Mr P is in progress and should be available inside two weeks. Look out for details here.