I was reading through some of the comments posted on the ads I have running on Facebook. I am literally stunned. I wrote the first Harry Starke novel in September of 2015. I nearly didn’t publish it, thinking it would be trashed. It wasn’t. Today, that book has 172 reviews on Amazon U.S. alone at a 4.6-star rating. It has another 160 ratings on Goodreads. Between Amazon and Goodreads, the Harry Starke series has more than 3,000 positive reviews and ratings. The wonderful reviews and the seemingly limitless support for the books leave me humbled. The comments on the ads – there are more than 500 of them and almost 3,000 likes – are just as glowing and supportive.
So this is to say thank you to all of my/Harry’s fans. Without you I couldn’t do it. You don’t believe me? I published EMOJI, number 11 in the series, on July 1. That done, I honestly didn’t think I had another book in me. Writing a novel isn’t easy. Fresh ideas don’t come easily, and to churn out book after book just for the sake of it is not something I can do. I have always replied to all of the comments and thanked the posters, but then I began reading the replies to my own comments. Many of them, after reading all 11 books, are asking for more. Many more seem to have taken Harry, Amanda, Kate and the rest of the cast to their hearts, and that’s truly amazing. It’s also a rare complement. So yes, there will be more Harry Starke novels. I’m working on two now, and also the first novel in the spin-off Kate Gazzara series.
I love you guys. Thank you.