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DON’T LOOK DOWN

“A blackmail plot produces complications upon complications in a story of sex trafficking, class wars, and stolen identities… such a satisfying page-turner.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Davidson keeps the reader guessing to the satisfying conclusion. Crime fiction fans will welcome this tale of family, secrets, resilience, and revenge.” — Publishers Weekly

“This book was very difficult to put down, but it was also difficult to stop thinking about it after I finished reading it.” — Aunt Agatha’s

“I love Davidson for writing two very real, diverse, complicated, SMART detectives. They are not two-dimensional in the slightest. Sterling is so kick-ass, and she questions everything, but with a real level of empathy and understanding. She doesn’t jump to the easiest conclusion, but she also has Mendoza to bring a more direct view when needed. I love these two detectives and can’t wait for more of them.” — Iowa Book Girl

“The writing was great, dialogue fun and snappy, and the pacing never missed a beat. Don’t Look Down was delightful, and everything I want in a read.” — Kerry Reads

“The author had me completely invested and I couldn’t escape if I wanted to. A great follow-up to the first book in the series.” — Dru’s Book Musings

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ONE SMALL SACRIFICE

“Davidson’s latest novel is her best work yet. One Small Sacrifice is a fast-paced winner. Highly recommended.” — Harlan Coben

“Hilary Davidson’s One Small Sacrifice is both heart-pounding procedural and a rich, mesmerizing tale of the weight of trauma and the elusive nature of memory. Twisty, absorbing and deeply humane, it’s a thriller you won’t want to miss.” — Megan Abbott

“A taut, compelling narrative with a nerve-tingling climax. Davidson turns clichés of the contemporary novel on their heads to create a wholly believable cast of characters. I hope we’ll see more of detective Sheryn Sterling.” —Sara Paretsky

One Small Sacrifice is a terrific thriller with a big heart. A smart, compelling examination of guilt, blame, and responsibility that will keep you turning the pages. Hilary Davidson is a rising star of suspense.” —Jeff Abbott

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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

“Man, Hilary Davidson looks so nice. She’s very sweet. All smiles and big bright eyes. But make no mistake: she’s demented. She’s got a whole twisted brain under that hair of hers, and that twisted brain isn’t just concerned with your murder, but how to make your murder as tangled and iniquitous as humanly possible. Hilary Davidson is an engineer of sin, deception, and madness.” — Chuck Wendig

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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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