Thank you, Tor! Truth is, ebooks had not really come about yet when Kent and I did the books, and publishers are still not that gung-ho about releasing older material, even in e-book, which actually costs very little to do. We are pleased the publisher believes enough in the material to to do. Now, can they find a new audience? Obviously, Kent and I, as well as the publisher, hope so. We sold quite a few paperbacks and audio books, and got great reviews and comments. The series is written on an adult level but are perfectly acceptable for readers of all ages.
Librarians and teachers were especially excited about the books since the subject of NASCAR racing might attract kids who were not fans of reading. And the writing is such that they might encounter some metaphor, simile, foreshadowing, character development, and other literary devices without realizing it.
Plus the books are just a lot of fun! Fun while tracing the history of one of America's most popular sports using fictional characters but with "appearances" by some of racing's best-known names.
So we are thankful that technology has allowed the ROLLING THUNDER books to be available again in a format that might allow others to take a ride--at almost 200 miles per hour!--with our characters.
Here is the press release that tells more and gives a link to a web page that gives more info about the books: