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katecollinsmysteries
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Registered: ‎03-18-2010
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Re: Guest Blog by Author KATE COLLINS!


dhaupt wrote:

Hi Kate and welcome.

I've enjoyed reading your inputs on Jungle Red where my good friend Hank also blogs but I've never read one of your mysteries. hmmm.

For a new reader of your series, do we need to read them in order or are they good stand-a-lones

thanks


My books are written to be read as stand-alones or, as most people prefer, as a series, starting at the beginning. I know how it feels to pick up a book in the middle of a series and not know who the characters are or how they fit with each other, so I'm careful to re-introduce my "cast" in each book. You'll never be lost! The advantage to starting at the beginning is that you get to see the relationship bloom between my main character Abby Knight and her beau Marco Salvare. It's a subplot that runs throughout. Hope this helps!

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Re: Guest Blog by Author KATE COLLINS!

Kate - What are you working on now? Can you tell us anything about your next book or is it too soon to say?