Hilary Davidson Signs in Redondo Beach

 

 


Anthony award-winning author Hilary Davidson began her writing career as an intern for Harper’s Magazine. Hilary has published three books in the Lily Moore suspense series, and is also the author of 18 nonfiction books, including Frommer’s New York City Day by Day. Her novel-length and short works invariably lead to dark places, including her latest, short story collection The Black Widow Club: Nine Tales of Obsession and Murder, and stand-alone thriller Blood Always Tells. (See Maryelizabeth’s review on our website.)

Hilary also signs in San Diego on Tuesday 22 April 2014

Event date: 
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
2810 Artesia Boulevard
90278 Redondo Beach
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ISBN: 9780765333544
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Published: Forge - April 15th, 2014

Dominique Monaghan just wanted to get even with her two-timing, married boyfriend, a washed-up boxer stuck in a toxic marriage to a dangerously spoiled socialite. However, an elaborate blackmail scheme soon lands her in the middle of an unexpected kidnapping . . . and attempted murder. But who is actually out to kill whom?

Desmond Edgars, Dominique's big brother, has looked out for his wayward sister ever since their

mother was convicted of murdering many years ago, so when he receives a frantic phone call from

Dominique in the middle of the night, he drops everything to rush to the rescue. But to find out what has really happened to his sister, the stoic ex-military man must navigate a tangled web of murder and deception, involving a family fortune, a couple of shifty lawyers, and a missing child, while wrestling with his own bloody secrets . . . .

Hilary Davidson's "Blood Always Tells" is a twisted tale of love, crime, and family gone wrong, by the multiple award-winning author of "The Damage Done" and "Evil in All Its Disguises."


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ISBN: 9780765333520
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Published: Forge - March 5th, 2013

Anthony Award-winner Hilary Davidson weaves a thrilling story of paranoia, vengeance, and murder with "Evil in All Its Disguises."
When travel writer Lily Moore joins a group of journalists for an all-expenses-paid press junket to Acapulco, Mexico, she expects sun, sand, and margaritas. Instead, she finds that the Mexican city, once the playground of Hollywood stars, is a place of faded glamour and rising crime. Even the luxurious Hotel Ceron, isolated from the rest of the town, seems disturbing to her, with its grand, empty rooms, ever-watchful staff, and armed guards patrolling the grounds.
Lily isn't the only one who suspects something rotten under the hotel's opulent facade. Skye McDermott, another journalist on the trip, asks Lily for help with an article she's working on about fraud and corruption in the hotel industry. Skye claims she's eager to write a piece of real journalism rather than the fluff she's known for. But she also lets slip that she's deeply upset at a lover who jilted her, and she plans to exact her revenge by exposing his company's illegal activities.
After Skye disappears suddenly, Lily suspects that her friend is in grave danger. But the hotel's staff insists that everything is fine and refuses to contact the police. Only after Lily tries--and fails--to leave the Hotel Ceron does she discover the truth: the journalists are prisoners in a gilded cage.
Too late, Lily realizes that she has been maneuvered into the role of bait in a vicious, vengeful plot. Faced with unthinkable choices, Lily must summon all her strength to survive, confront the past she's still running from, and save other lives.
"Smoothly sinister characters and a creepy Poe-like atmosphere keep the pages turning."--"Publishers Weekly" on "Evil in All Its Disguises"


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ISBN: 9780765335326
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Published: Forge - February 12th, 2013

Anthony Award-winner Hilary Davidson presents "The Next One to Fall."

Travel writer Lily Moore has been persuaded by her closest friend, photographer Jesse Robb, to visit Peru with him. Jesse is convinced that the trip will lure Lily out of her dark mood, but Lily is still haunted by the death of her sister. At Machu Picchu, the famous Lost City of the Incas, they discover a woman clinging to life at the bottom of an ancient stone staircase. Just before the woman dies, she tells Lily the name of the man who pushed her.

When the local police investigate, the forensic evidence they find doesn't match what Lily knows. Unable to accept the official ruling of accidental death, Lily hunts down the wealthy man who was the dead woman's traveling companion and discovers a pattern of dead and missing women in his wake.

Obsessed with getting justice for these women, Lily sets in motion a violent chain of events that will have devastating consequences.


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ISBN: 9780765336392
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Published: St. Martins Press-3pl - August 14th, 2012

"The Damage Done" by Hilary Davidson is the winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Novel
Lily Moore fled to Spain to get away from her troubled, drug-addicted younger sister, Claudia. 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 body at the morgue turns out to be that of a stranger who had been using Claudia's identity. The real Claudia had vanished months earlier, reappearing briefly on the day the impostor died. As Claudia transforms from victim to suspect in the eyes of the police, Lily becomes determined to find her before they do.
Is Claudia actually missing or is she playing an elaborate con game? And who's responsible for the body in the tub? Determined to learn the truth at any cost, Lily is unprepared for the terrible toll it will take on her and those she loves