Guest Booksellers Kristen Bird and Celeste Connally (aka S.C. Perkins)

Drop by between 2-4 for book recommendations from our special guest booksellers, authors Kristen Bird and Celeste Connally (aka S.C. Perkins)!

Kristen Bird lives outside of Houston, Texas with her husband and three daughters. She earned her bachelor's degree in music and mass media before completing a master's in literature. She teaches high school English and writes with a cup of coffee in hand. In her free time, she likes to visit parks with her three daughters, watch quirky films with her husband and attempt to keep pace with her rescue lab-mixes. THE NIGHT SHE WENT MISSING is her debut novel.

Celeste Connally (aka S.C. Perkins) is a fifth-generation Texan who grew up hearing fascinating stories of her ancestry and eating lots of great Tex-Mex, both of which inspired the plot of her debut mystery novel. Murder Once Removed,  was the winner of the 2017 Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery competition. When she’s not writing, she’s likely outside in the sun, on the beach, or riding horses. S.C. Perkins also writes historical mysteries as Celeste Connally. 

Event date: 

Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Night She Went Missing By Kristen Bird Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778332107
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mira Books - February 8th, 2022

"A great new voice in suspense...Perfect for fans of Big Little Lies who thrive on stories of deceit in the suburban world."
--J. T. Ellison, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Her Dark Lies


Lineage Most Lethal: An Ancestry Detective Mystery By S. C. Perkins Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250750310
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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
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250252340
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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.