No, but all too many publishers suffer from the Rocky XXVI/Star Wars XXXIII syndrome. They want another book like the last big success. The content and backlist potential do not necessarily impinge on their consciousness.
Originally Posted by jmal
R. (check the book list at www.rogerandfrances.com to see my exerience of the publishing world... I'm not saying my books are great, but I do have a lot of experience of having books published)