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Hilary Davidson

20 Over 30: Mystery Writers

Hilary Davidson

Hilary Davidson, author of THE NEXT ONE TO FALL, gives a nod to someone she thinks is "one of the best writers working today."

1.) Which mystery of yours do you think a twentysomething reader should start with?
THE DAMAGE DONE
THE DAMAGE DONE introduces Lily Moore, a twentysomething travel writer who comes home to New York when she's told her sister is dead, only to find out that the body belongs to a woman who'd stolen her sister's identity.

2.) What book by another author would you recommend?
THE END OF EVERYTHING by Megan Abbott
Megan Abbott is one of the best writers working today, and this book about a young girl's disappearance is shocking and unforgettable.

3.) What are you reading now?
MR. CHURCHILL'S SECRETARY by Susan Elia MacNeal
A terrific debut mystery set during World War II, about a young American woman who winds up working for the British leader.

4.) What is your current book?
THE NEXT ONE TO FALL, which is on-sale now.

The End of Everything by Megan Abbott - Psychological Thriller

 

Lizzie and her best friend, Evie, are 13 years old and inseparable --- until the day Evie disappears. Lizzie is frantic to puzzle out the mystery behind the disappearance and to bring Evie home. Her desperate quest is entwined with her own coming-of-age story, in an intense and gripping tale of obsession, friendship and family.