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“Davidson has penned an outstanding novel that entertains with its carefully plotted tale of kidnapping, murder and duplicity.” — RT Book Reviews (selected as a Top Pick)

“Hilary Davidson is the master of plot twists!” — Tess Gerritsen

“A story about power and powerlessness, about selfishness and selflessness, about desperate people doing desperate things. Underneath it all, though, it’s also a meditation on fate and free will, on nature and nurture, and on whether it’s possible to overcome genetics and circumstance.” — Criminal Element

“A tale of revenge and redemption that keeps the reader guessing until the last page” — Harlan Coben

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THE DAMAGE DONE (Lily Moore series #1)

DamageDone_FNLWinner of the 2011 Anthony Award for Best First Novel, and the Crimespree Award for Best First Mystery. Finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada, and the Macavity Award.

“Razor sharp mystery debut… a great portrait of sisterly love, despite a dysfunctional past, as well as a highly satisfying mystery” — Publishers Weekly

“A rich, haunting debut” — Megan Abbott

“One of the best debuts I’ve read in years” — Crimespree Magazine

“Grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go” — Linda Fairstein

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THE NEXT ONE TO FALL  (Lily Moore series #2)

next one to fall“Hilary Davidson is a rising star in the mystery genre” — South Florida Sun-Sentinel

“Davidson’s follow up to her Anthony Award-winning debut will leave you breathless… her determined young travel writer propels the exciting plot like a rocket.” — Library Journal

“Davidson’s rendering of Machu Picchu and Cusco would merit a pisco sour toast even from the great Jan Morris” — Kirkus Reviews

“Lily Moore is one of the most appealing ‘amateur’ sleuths I’ve encountered in years. The vivid sense of place — Peru, in this case — is everything one would expect from a seasoned travel journalist like Hilary Davidson, the story is deliciously twisty, the characters engaging.” — Laura Lippman

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EVIL IN ALL ITS DISGUISES  (Lily Moore series #3)

Evil-in-All-its-Disguises“Davidson’s book pulses with psychological suspense” — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Hilary Davidson delivers the goods — an exotic, atmospheric setting, a rocket-paced plot, and a bright, engaging heroine in Lily Moore. EVIL IN ALL ITS DISGUISES is a top-notch mystery — exciting, harrowing, and smart” — Lisa Unger

“Davidson has a great eye for the small detail that leads the reader into the spot and her puzzle plots are beautifully organized and crafted… This third book featuring travel journalist Lily Moore is the best of the set.” — The Globe & Mail

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THE BLACK WIDOW CLUB: NINE TALES OF OBSESSION AND MURDER

The Black Widow Club cover 8b“Hilary Davidson has become quite well known for her traditionally published novels, but she got her start in online and small press publications devoted to short crime fiction. Now Davidson has collected nine of them in The Black Widow Club: Nine Tales of Obsession and Murder. The title story is from Needle, and it asks if murder can be a family tradition. It’s hard to pick a favorite here, but I really like the idea of a dead man trying to solve his own murder in ‘Undying Love.’” — Mystery Scene Magazine

“A long-time fan of Davidson’s writing and chomping at the bit for more? New to Davidson’s writing and not ready to take the leap in starting a new series? Download The Black Widow Club. I guarantee you will not regret it. My only recommendation is that you read with the lights turned on.” — Jenn’s Bookshelves

“Sinners rejoice, Hilary Davidson’s short stories greatest hits are now available in one collection, thanks to the queen of suspense’s unwarranted kindness to us plebeians, and it is nothing but an absolute pleasure.” — Dead End Follies

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