The Damage Done (Lily Moore Mystery #1)
Winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Novel
Lily Moore, a successful travel writer, fled to Spain to get away from her troubled, drug-addicted younger sister, Claudia. But when Claudia is found dead in a bathtub on the anniversary of their mother’s suicide, Lily must return to New York to deal with the aftermath.
The situation shifts from tragic to baffling when the b
Here is a story about fractured families, emotional ties ...more
The real strength of the story is Davidson's ability from the outset to defy convention. By not centering on the police, but making the "investigator" a relative, the story feels very personal, ...more
Travel writer Lily Moore is called home to New York from Spain with the horrible news that her sister, Claudia, has been found dead in the apartment they share. Even worse, Claudia’s death appears to be a suicide, tragically timed to coincide with the anniversary of their mother’s suicide. Given she had fled to Spain in large part to get away from the downward spiral that ...more
Emotionally, I was grabbed from the very beginning. Lily, the first person protagonist, is a person I would want to know. She is smart, insightful, and compassionate beyond belief. She's also fun to spend time with - she has quirks and flaws that make her human. I'd love to get drunk with her one night.
The plot is rich with complexity and layers and false identity, but somehow - a testament to the genius writing, perhaps - I ...more
This book had me hooked from the very first chapter. So refreshing to read a story line that wasn’t predictable and kept me on the edge of my seat right up until the very last page. So many twists and turns throughout that you feel like you are right beside Lily on her journey. I can not wait to read “The Next One to Fall”.
I loved this book! I could not put it down....I kept telling myself "just one more chapter" I had to know what happended next and everytime I thought I knew what happened to Claudia, there was a twist! Lily Moor ...more