A favor, if you don't mind

August 28, 2012

Tags: Kathryn Casey, Book sales, Amazon reviews, Deadly Little Secrets

I don't usually do this, and I apologize if it offends anyone, but I have a favor to ask. I just read an article about the importance of on-line reader reviews. I'm not surprised that people take them seriously when deciding what to buy. I've always believed that word of mouth is the most important factor in selling a book. And that's really what on-line reviews are, advice from readers to readers. Now it appears that on-line reviews have a lot more importance than I'd ever imagined.

As many of you know, I have a new book out, Deadly Little Secrets. It's doing very well, but I'd so like to get it higher on the bestseller lists. It took me forever to write. (I know. I'm a bit slow.) And I really believe in this book. It has such an incredible message to tell. It's an important story, one of tragedy and redemption.

I would sincerely appreciate it if those of you out there who've enjoyed the book would take the time to write a review on an on-line retailer: Amazon, BN.com, iApple, Goodreads, any of those available on the Web. It would help in getting the word out. Anonymously or with your own name works. No preference. Thank you either way!


  1. September 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT
    I have read several of Kathryn's true crime books and had a difficult time putting them down. They are amazing! I met her in Montgomery, Texas, and found her to be such a "down to earth" lady, very astute and dedicated to getting the facts of every case she wrote about. I highly recommend her books.
    - Dian Kendrick
  2. November 14, 2012 4:48 PM EST
    Thank you, Dian!
    - KC
  3. May 23, 2013 5:30 PM EDT
    I just finished reading your Sarah Armstrong books and i have to tell you that I couldnt stop reading them. I am really looking forward to the next series. Thank you so much for many hours of pleasure.
    - Eleanor Klein
  4. September 14, 2013 10:59 PM EDT
    Just finished reading "Deadly Little Secrets". Although we knew who was finally going to be found guilty of a murder, the book is written in such a manner than it keeps one engrossed in the history of the case. Well written and a Good Read.
    Just one thing that apparently was never brought up by the detectives: Matt contended that Kari was nearly immobile when he left to buy gas and rent a movie. Why didn't anyone ever ask Matt that if Kari was nearly immobile, then how did the suicide note appear on the nightstand after Matt had left??
    - Bill Herder
  5. November 4, 2013 12:48 PM EST
    I just read Kathryn Casey's book "Deadly Little Secrets", the book was so engrossing I stayed up well until the night to read it. It is one of the best true crime books I've read in a while. It is good to know Matt Baker never got away with the murder of Kari. I look forward to reading more books by Kathryn Casey.
    - C E Riley
  6. June 10, 2015 3:15 AM EDT
    This book is next on my list. I just finished Warrant To Kill. I'm sick to my stomach. Especially after reading Kent McGowen's plea of innocence website. What a vile creature! I love your books. I will leave reviews on Amazon after I read this one.
    - Disgusted Housewife