Deborah Crombie in conversation with Celeste Connally - In Store

Deborah Crombie is a New York Times bestselling author and a native Texan who has lived in both England and Scotland. She now lives in McKinney, Texas, sharing a house that is more than one hundred years old with her husband, three cats, and two German shepherds.

Celeste Connally is the author of The Ancestry Detective series, an Agatha Award nominee, and a former freelance writer and editor, all under her other name of S.C. Perkins. Her debut cozy mystery, MURDER ONCE REMOVED, was the winner of the Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Novel Contest and features a protagonist who's as fascinated by genealogy as she is. 

Celeste’s next book, ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A LORD, is a historical mystery set in Regency England with a feminist spin and a dash of romance. A lifelong devotee of historical novels and adaptations fueled by her passion for history, Celeste loves reading and writing about women who don’t always do as they are told. 

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Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 6:30pm

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A Killing of Innocents: A Novel (Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James Novels #19) By Deborah Crombie Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062993397
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Published: William Morrow - February 7th, 2023

New York Times bestseller Deborah Crombie returns with a “gripping police procedural” (Washington Post) featuring Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James as they race to solve the shocking murder of a young woman before panic spreads across London.

Lineage Most Lethal: An Ancestry Detective Mystery By S. C. Perkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250750310
Published: Minotaur Books - March 9th, 2021

In S. C. Perkins's Lineage Most Lethal, the captivating second mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster grapples with a mystery rooted in World War II and espionage.

Murder Once Removed (Ancestry Detective #1) By S. C. Perkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250252340
Published: Minotaur Books - January 28th, 2020

S.C. Perkins' Murder Once Removed is the captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster uses her skills to solve murders in both the past and present.