Steve Mollmann wrote:
If I remember right, it simply sold about as much as your average numbered DS9 novel, at a time when they were amongst the worst selling. As I recall, John Ordover once used it as an example of a novel that would have massively benefitted from being a duology, sales-wize.
J.J. may have said that about A Stitch in Time
, though I don't recall him doing so.
I do remember him saying that, in retrospect, he should have split The 34th Rule
and published it as a trilogy.