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Hilary Davidson

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Hilary Davidson was a journalist before she turned to the dark side and started writing crime fiction. Her novels include the award-winning Lily Moore series—The Damage Done, The Next One to Fall, and Evil in All Its Disguises—the bestselling Shadows of New York series—One Small Sacrifice and Don’t Look Down—and the standalone novels Blood Always Tells and Her Last Breath (coming in July 2021). She is also the author of some fifty short stories. Her fiction has won two Anthony Awards, a Derringer Award, and a host of other accolades. Toronto born and raised, she moved to New York City in October 2001. She is also the author of 18 nonfiction books.

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One Small Sacrifice (Shadow...

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Don't Look Down (Shadows of...

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Her Last Breath

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The Damage Done

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The Next One to Fall

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Blood Always Tells

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“He had nothing against cops, per se—he had a cousin on the force in Philly, after all—but he never liked dealing with them directly”
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“No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. —George Eliot”
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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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message 1: by Beth

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


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