Caroline Frost in conversation with Paul Beebe

Caroline Frost has a Master of Professional Writing degree from the University of Southern California. She is the author of Shadows of Pecan Hollow, which won the Crook's Corner Prize, was a finalist for the Golden Poppy Award, and was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. She currently resides in Pasadena, California, with her husband and three small children, but her roots in Texas run deep.

Paul Beebe has been playing guitar since the sixth grade and has a BA in Music (Theory) from Tulane University in New Orleans.  Making a living as a musician, Paul sings and plays bass in Beetle, Thunderado, and The Light Rock Express, plays lead guitar for Grand Old Grizzly, and is the lead vocalist and dancer in Disco Expressions.  Beetle performs at The Continental Club in Houston for the No Cover Happy Hour show every Thursday from 7-10pm. Occasionally, Paul plays drums in The Small Sounds.


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Event date: 

Saturday, April 13, 2024 - 3:00pm

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2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Last Verse: A Novel By Caroline Frost Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063265486
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow - March 5th, 2024

"This novel is sexy, suspenseful, and boot-spur sharp." —Eli Cranor, Edgar-Award-winning author of Don't Know Tough 

Set in the country music world of 1970s Nashville, a struggling musician writes a hit song that both promises her long-sought-after fame and implicates her in a heinous crime. 


Shadows of Pecan Hollow: A Novel By Caroline Frost Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063065352
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 7th, 2023

Winner of the Crook's Corner Book Prize, finalist for the Golden Poppy Award, and longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

"This immersive, full-bodied novel will keep its hooks in you long after the last page is read, and marks the arrival of a tremendously wise and talented writer."—Ben Fountain