Kemper Donovan

Kemper Donovan is an acclaimed author and host of the podcast "All About Agatha." A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, he worked at the literary management company Circle of Confusion for a decade before transitioning to writing full-time. He is a member of the New York Bar Association, PEN America, and Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his husband and daughters in Los Angeles and can be found online at KemperDonovan.com.


If you're attending the event:

  • A copy of the author's new book must be purchased from MBTB in order to obtain a line number and get anything signed.   
  • Line Numbers for the event will be available starting the day the book goes on sale, but you can preorder at any time and we'll pull a number for you when the book is released.
  • Seating and parking are first come, first served. 
  • If you're unsure you can make the event and would like your copy personalized / inscribed, please include personalization information in the order comments. 
  • Our signing policies can be found here.

If you can't make an event and need to order signed copies: 

  • If you would like your copy personalized, please include inscription information in the order comments. 
  • If your order contains a preorder, it will not ship until it's complete. If you would prefer to have your books shipped as they're released we recommend placing separate orders or ordering in batches with similar release dates.
  • Signed / personalized copies won't ship until after the event. You'll receive tracking info from stamps.com 

Event date: 

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Busy Body: A Witty Literary Mystery with a Stunning Twist (A Ghostwriter Mystery #1) By Kemper Donovan Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781496744531
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: A John Scognamiglio Book - January 23rd, 2024

"A delight from start to finish. If you like Agatha Christie, you’ll love this.” –Alex Michaelides, # 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient