News & Reviews

Crime Reads: “In Memory of Thuglit, the Lit Mag You Should Have Read” by James Queally, June 14, 2024

Wrong Place, Write Crime: “Episode 176: A Grifter’s Song Retrospective #10 – Books 27, 28 & 29” by Frank Zafiro (podcast), September 26, 2023

CBC Books: “Thomas King, Linwood Barclay, Iona Whishaw, H.N. Khan Shortlisted for Crime Writing Awards” by Bridget Raymundo, April 25, 2023

Quill & Quire: “Crime Writers of Canada Announces Awards Shortlists,” April 20, 2023

Publishers Weekly: “With an Online Auction, Mystery Writers Help Justice Prevail at the Polls” by Nathalie op de Beeck, September 19, 2022

Sisters in Crime Podcast: “Episode 65: Hilary Davidson,” July 25, 2022

Criminal Element: “Q&A: Alex Segura Talks to Hilary Davidson About His New Novel, Secret Identity,” May 19, 2022

CrimeReads: “The Grieving Gumshoe: Six Novels In Which Amateur Detectives Solve Crimes While Coping with Grief” by Peggy Rothschild, March 17, 2022

Writer’s Bone: “25 Books That Should Be on Your Radar,” February 25, 2022

Seattle Book Review: “Ominous Reads” by Erin Britton, December 16, 2021

The Hollywood Reporter: From ‘Mare of Easttown’ to ‘The Queen’s Gambit’: Books to Read Based on Emmy Nominees” by Lexy Perez, September 18, 2021

Marie Claire (UK): “The Best Summer Reads We Can’t Put Down” by Sarah-Rose Harrison, September 17, 2021

Something’s Going to Happen (EQMM blog): “A Nice Girl Like You” by Hilary Davidson, September 16, 2021

Karen Kroll: “Interview With Hilary Davidson” by Karen Kroll, September 16, 2021

Mystery Scene: “Hilary Davidson” by John B. Valeri, Fall 2021 (print magazine)

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine: “Fiction: Weed Man” by Hilary Davidson (short story), September/October 2021

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine: “The Jury Box: Her Last Breath” by Steve Steinbock, September/October 2021

Frolic: “Your Summer Bucket List: Hot Summer Thrillers and Mysteries,” August 13, 2021

Mystery Scene: “First Lines, First Impressions” by Oline H. Cogdill, August 13, 2021

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: “Book Reviews: Family Tragedies Propel Two New Mysteries From David Bell and Hilary Davidson” by Oline H. Cogdill, August 9, 2021

Campaign for the American Reader: “Author Interviews: Hilary Davidson” by Marshal Zeringue, July 26, 2021

Book Reporter: “Review: Her Last Breath” by Kate Ayers, July 23, 2021

Dead End Follies: “Book Review: Hilary Davidson: Her Last Breath” by Benoit Lelievre, July 19, 2021

Entertainment Weekly: “12 Authors on Their Must-Read Summer Thriller Picks,” July 14, 2021

The Page 69 Test: “Her Last Breath” by Hilary Davidson (guest post), July 11, 2021

Criminal Element: “Book Review: Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson” by John Valeri, July 7, 2021

CrimeReads: “10 New Books Coming Out This Week,” July 5, 2021

Dru’s Book Musing: “Author Showcase ~ Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson” by Dru Ann Love, July 4, 2021

The Nerd Daily: “Q&A: Hilary Davidson, Author of Her Last Breath” by Elise Dumpleton, July 3, 2021

CrimeReads: “7 Novels in Which the Dead Step in to Solve Their Own Murders” by Hilary Davidson (guest post), July 2, 2021

Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb: “Q&A with Hilary Davidson,” July 1, 2021

Library Journal: “Review: Her Last Breath,” July 1, 2021

The Hasty List: “Book Feature: Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson,” by Ashley Hasty, June 30, 2021

The Hasty List: “Preview of Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson,” June 30, 2021

Women of Today: “Camila Alves McConaughey’s Summer Reading List,” June 29, 2021

Author’s Corner: “Interview with Hilary Davidson” by Christina McDonald, June 28, 2021

Dru’s Book Musings: “My Musing ~ Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson” by Dru Ann Love, June 17, 2021

Parade Magazine: “Heat Up Your Bookshelves! 26 New Beach Reads We Can’t Wait to Take on Vacation,” June 10, 2021

The Rap Sheet: “A Season of Reading and Recovery,” by J. Kingston Pierce, June 8, 2021

The Toronto Star: “24 (Mostly Canadian) Books for a Summer’s Worth of Reading” by Deborah Dundas, June 4, 2021 “Here Are The Hottest Thrillers to Read Poolside This Summer” by Garrett Billings, May 18, 2021

Travel + Leisure: “The 20 Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2021,” May 5, 2021

Ms. Career Girl: “10 Spring and Summer Thriller and Mystery Must-Reads,” May 5, 2021

SheReads: “25 Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2021,” May 4, 2021

SheKnows: “13 Must-Read Books Based on the TV Show You Last Binge-Watched” by Louisa Ballhaus and Kara Angeli, May 2, 2021

SheReads: “Most Anticipated 2021 Summer Thrillers for your Beach Bag,” April 30, 2021

The Nerd Daily: “Thrillers We Are Eagerly Anticipating in the Next Few Months” by Marla Warren, April 10, 2021

Greg Levin: “25 of the Best Opening Lines in Crime Fiction,” March 25, 2021

Frolic: “2021 Book Recommendations from Some of Your Favorite Authors” by Amanda Lara, February 18, 2021

Quill & Quire: “2021 Spring Preview: Fiction — Her Last Breath,” January 2021 issue


Dru’s Book Musing: “A Year in Books: Favorite Non-Cozy Titles” by Dru Ann Love, December 4, 2020

Virginia Festival of the Book: “Q&A with Shelf Life Author Hilary Davidson,” October 20, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press: “Book Review Roundup: Suspense” by Nick Martin, September 12, 2020

The Journal-Advocate: “Fast-Paced Action Keeps Pages Turning in ‘One Small Sacrifice'” by Sandy Van Dusen, September 5, 2020

Off the Cuff: “Off the Cuff With Hilary Davidson” by Dietrich Kalteis, July 15, 2020

Library Journal: “STARRED REVIEW: Don’t Look Down,” June 30, 2020

CBC Books: “22 Canadian Thrillers and Mysteries to Read for National Crime Writing Month,” May 13, 2020

The Globe & Mail: “Six New Mystery Novels to Cure the Isolation Blues” by Margaret Cannon, April 22, 2020

Stay Thirsty Magazine: “Five Questions for Novelist Hilary Davidson,” April 20, 2020

CrimeReads: “Hilary Davidson and Susan Elia MacNeal on Writing PTSD in Fiction,” April 3, 2020

Words of Mystery: “Mystery Monday: Don’t Look Down,” March 30, 2020

Hasty Book List: “25 Authors and What’s On Their Bucket List,” March 23, 2020

Amber Unmasked: “Book Review: Don’t Look Down” by Amber Love, March 6, 2020

CBC Ontario Morning: “Recommended Books” (podcast; segment starts about 35 minutes into the show), March 4, 2020

The Big Thrill: “Up Close: Hilary Davidson” by Dawn Ius, March 1, 2020

New York Journal of Books: “Review: Don’t Look Down” by Toni V. Sweeney, February 27, 2020

Always With a Book: “Review: Don’t Look Down by Hilary Davidson,” February 27, 2020

Book Riot: “Unusual Suspects,” February 26, 2020

Criminal Element: “Book Review: Don’t Look Down” by Corinna Lawson, February 21, 2020

Jungle Red Writers: “Bad Girls” by Hilary Davidson (guest post), February 19, 2020

Dru’s Book Musings: “Get to Know You: Sheryn Sterling” by Hilary Davidson (guest post), February 15, 2020

Book Club Librarian: “Review: Don’t Look Down,” February 14, 2020

Two Dogs and a Book: “Review: Don’t Look Down,” February 12, 2020

Mysteries With Character: “Behind the Story of Don’t Look Down” by Terry Ambrose, February 11, 2020

Bookish With Wine: “Review: Don’t Look Down,” February 11, 2020

Iowa Book Girl: “Book Review: Don’t Look Down,” February 10, 2020

The Page 69 Test: “Don’t Look Down” by Hilary Davidson (guest post), February 10, 2020

The Book’s the Thing: “Don’t Look Down by Hilary Davidson — Blog Tour & Giveaway,” February 10, 2020

Cozy Up With Kathy: “Don’t Look Down: An Interview & Giveaway,” February 7, 2020

Pickle Me This: “Don’t Look Down, by Hilary Davidson” by Kerry Clare, February 6, 2020

I Read What You Write: “Review: Don’t Look Down,” February 6, 2020

That’s What She’s Reading: “Review: Don’t Look Down,” February 5, 2020

ITW’s The Thrill Begins: “An Interview With Hilary Davidson” by Jennifer Hillier, February 4, 2020

Dru’s Book Musings: “Don’t Look Down by Hilary Davidson” by Dru Ann Love, February 1, 2020

Writer’s Voice (podcast): “Michael Klare, All Hell Breaking Loose, Christian Parenti, Tropic Of Chaos & Review of New Hilary Davidson Thriller” by Francesa Rheannon, February 1, 2020

Aunt Agatha’s: “Review: Hilary Davidson’s Don’t Look Down,” January 31, 2020

Red Carpet Crash: “Book Review: Don’t Look Down Is The Next Thrilling Shadows Of New York Novel,” January 31, 2020

BookLoons: “Review: Don’t Look Down” by Hilary Williamson, January 31, 2020

The Strand Magazine: “A Practical Guide to Poisoning” by Hilary Davidson (guest post), January 26, 2020

Always With a Book: “Review: One Small Sacrifice” by Kristin, January 16, 2020

BOLO Books: “Exclusive Excerpt: Hilary Davidson’s Don’t Look Down,” January 14, 2020


CrimeReads: “The Best Crime Novels of 2019: Notable Selections,” December 12, 2019

Publishers Weekly: “Book Review: Don’t Look Down” December 10, 2019

Shotgun Honey: “Favorite Reads of 2019″ December 4, 2019

Kirkus: “Book Review: Don’t Look Down” November 10, 2019

Mystery Tribune: “Gabino Iglesias’ Favorite Male Authors Talk About Their Favorite Female Crime Writers,” November 1, 2019

Writer Unboxed: “Guest Post: Hilary Davidson on Taking That Big Leap of Faith — In Yourself,” October 11, 2019

Career Authors: “Advice for Writers from Ansel Adams” by Hilary Davidson, July 31, 2019

Clea Simon: “Five Questions with Hilary Davidson,” July 29, 2019

ITW Thriller Roundtable: “Is It Difficult to Write Characters of the Opposite Sex?” July 29, 2019

ITW Thriller Roundtable: “What Was the Most Difficult Thing to Research in Your Last Novel?” July 15, 2019

Campaign for the American Reader: “What Is Hilary Davidson Reading?” July 13, 2019

Writers Read: “Hilary Davidson,” July 13, 2019

Dharma Kelleher: “The Arc of a Broken Character,” July 12, 2019

Crime Reads: “Grappling With PTSD in Crime Fiction” by Hilary Davidson, July 11, 2019

Christina McDonald: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” July 11, 2019

B. Shaun Smith Book Reviews: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” July 8, 2019

The Thrill Begins: “Interview: One Small Sacrifice by Hilary Davidson” by Guy Bergstrom, July 1, 2019

Suspense Magazine: “Hilary Davidson on One Small Sacrifice, PTSD, and Truth in Fiction,” by John Valeri, June 30, 2019

Steph Post: “Author Spotlight: Hilary Davidson,” June 28, 2019

The Seattle Review of Books: “Criminal Fiction: Under Juneuary Skies” by Daneet Steffens, June 27, 2019

Jungle Red Writers: “The Case for Going Against Your Gut,” guest post by Hilary Davidson, June 26, 2019

The Baking Bookworm: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” June 24, 2019

New in Books: “Books To Read If You Like Blake Crouch,” June 19, 2019

Booked Podcast: “One Small Sacrifice” by Robb Olson and Livius Nedin, June 11, 2019

Associated Press: “A Detective Pursues Justice in ‘One Small Sacrifice'” by Jeff Ayres, June 10, 2019

Dru’s Book Musing: “A Day in the Life of Sheryn Sterling” by Hilary Davidson, June 8, 2019

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “9 Mysteries and Thrillers to Give You an Adrenaline Rush This Summer” by Carole Barrowman, June 7 2019

The Toronto Star: “Thrillers to Cool You Down With a Chill Up Your Spine on Hot Summer Days” by Sarah Murdoch, June 4, 2019

BookBub: “The 16 Best Mysteries Coming This Summer” by Nadia Junaideen, June 4, 2019

New York Journal of Books: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” June 3, 2019 “11 of the Best Books You Need to Buy This June” by Sophie Matthews, June 3, 2019

Amazon Publishing: “Video: Hilary Davidson on One Small Sacrifice,” June 3, 2019

Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb: “Q&A with Hilary Davidson,” June 1, 2019

The Page 69 Test: “One Small Sacrifice,” June 1, 2019

Baroness’ Book Trove: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” June 1, 2019

Woman About Town: “One Small Sacrifice Hides the Truth” by Charlene Giannetti, June 1, 2019

Once Upon a Time Book Blog: “June 1st New Releases,” June 1, 2019

It’s Either Sadness or Euphoria: “Book Review: One Small Sacrifice,” May 30, 2019

After Dark Book Lovers: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” May 28, 2019

Dru’s Book Musing: “My Book Musing: One Small Sacrifice” by Dru Ann Love, May 24, 2019

Between the Beats: “Review: One Small Sacrifice” by Lizzi Newtown, May 24, 2019

CrimeReads: “The Most Anticipated Crime Books of Summer,” May 16, 2019

Poisoned Pen Bookstore (video): “Laird Barron and Hilary Davidson in Conversation,” May 12, 2019

The Rap Sheet: “Revue of Reviewers,” May 9, 2019

Library Journal: “STARRED REVIEW: One Small Sacrifice,” May 1, 2019

Lesa’ Book Critiques: “June 2019 Treasures in My Closet” by Lesa Holstine, May 1, 2019

BOLO Books: “BOLO — Week of April 28, 2019” by Kristopher Zgorski, April 29, 2019

Mugsy’s Musings: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” April 15, 2019

Sea Minor: “One Man’s Opinion: One Small Sacrifice” by Nigel Bird, April 9, 2019

Long and Short Reviews: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” April 3, 2019

Publishers Weekly: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” April 1, 2019

Authorlink Writers & Readers Magazine: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” March 19, 2019

Kirkus Reviews: “Review: One Small Sacrifice,” March 2019

BOLO Books: “Murder-A-Go-Go’s — The BOLO Books Review,” March 19, 2019

Lawrence Block: “At Home in the Dark Preview #8: Hilary Davidson,” March 4, 2019

ITW Thriller Roundtable: “What Are the Dangers of Modeling Characters After People You Know?” February 25, 2019

The Nerdy Book Fairy: “My Review of One Small Sacrifice,” February 5, 2019

Mystery Tribune: “Honor Thy Father” (short story) Winter 2019 issue


New York Times: “Megan Abbott’s Work Diary,” by Alexandra Alter, November 15, 2018

So, You Want to Chat? “The Night of the Flood: A Novel in Stories,” by E.A. Aymar & Sarah Chen, February 23, 2018

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