As I wrap up the last presents (with 5 grandchildren this is not an easy chore), I can’t help but count my blessings. In December of 2009 I published my first book, Maids of Misfortune, with few expectations beyond the satisfaction of knowing my family and friends who had heard about this book for over twenty years would finally be able to see it in print. Four years later, I continue to be astounded at how greatly I have exceeded those expectations. I now have three books and two short stories in my Victorian San Francisco series, and over 300,000 of these books and stories have been bought or downloaded––a number that seems simply unreal. I have also made uncounted number of friends from among fans of the series and the other authors with whom I have shared this remarkable indie author journey. Without all their support, my success would not have been possible and my journey wouldn’t have been nearly as much fun. Thank you all!
M. Louisa Locke, December 21, 2013