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Hilary Davidson

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Hilary Davidson’s first novel, THE DAMAGE DONE (Forge, 2010) won the 2011 Anthony Award for Best First Novel, and the Crimespree Award for Best First Novel. (It was also a finalist for the Macavity and Arthur Ellis awards). It launched a series featuring travel writer Lily Moore, and continued with 2012's THE NEXT ONE TO FALL and 2013's EVIL IN ALL ITS DISGUISES. Her first standalone novel, BLOOD ALWAYS TELLS, will be published by Forge on April 15, 2014.

Hilary won the 2010 Spinetingler Award for Best Short Story for “Insatiable.” Her short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Thuglit, Beat to a Pulp, and many other publications. In July 2013, she published an eBook collection of her stories: THE BLACK WIDOW CLUB: NINE TA
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Last night was a big night in crime fiction: it was the Edgar Awards gala, hosted by the Mystery Writers of America. Call me biased (I’m on MWA’s Board of Directors), but I think it was the best Edgarsyet. My amazing friends Jon and Ruth Jordan were there to receive their long-overdue Raven Award. Charles Ardai, founder of Hard Case Crime, received his Ellery Queen Award with accolades from Ste...

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The Damage Done
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The Next One to Fall
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Evil in All Its Disguises
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Blood Always Tells
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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 5: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Hilary. Thanks so much for Friending me. Lovely to catch up with you here. I was really sorry not to make LCC this time. It looks fabulous.

How's the writing going with you?


message 4: by Kris

Kris Neri Hey, Hilary. Great to connect with you here. Always great to friend another author.

Kris

Kris Neri
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message 3: by Peg

Peg Brantley Thanks for reaching out to a fellow author to establish a Goodreads friendship, Hilary. Continued phenomenal success to you.


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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Beth Hi Hilary,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


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