Welcome to my website

I'm S.C. Perkins and I write traditional mysteries. My debut, Murder Once Removed​, featuring professional genealogist Lucy Lancaster, is out in the world and has recently been nominated 

for an Agatha Award!

My second book in the Ancestry Detective series, Lineage Most Lethal, is available for pre-order and will be out on July 21, 2020!

Check out my website, sign up for emails, and click on one of the buttons below to order Murder Once Removed or Lineage Most Lethal from your favorite independent bookstore or bookseller.

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Available now for pre-order

In Lineage Most Lethal

genealogist Lucy Lancaster uses her skills to trace the descendants of eight WWII spies being targeted by a killer.

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Audiobook news


Murder Once Removed is available on audiobook!

For those who prefer to listen to their books, Murder Once Removed is also available as an audiobook by Recorded Books, and is available from audiobook sellers such as Audible, Kobo, etc. Your local library may even have a copy -- if not, you can request it!

Lineage Most Lethal will also soon be available on audiobook.

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