Armistead Maupin puts an end to Tales Of The City
13 February 2014 Last updated at 12:25 GMT
Writer Armistead Maupin says the ninth Tale Of The City book will be the last.
The series, which started as a short story in a newspaper 40 years ago, has sold five million copies worldwide.
Maupin has told BBC Breakfast how his loyal fans have followed the novels for decades.