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Edwin Hill

Edwin Hill is the author of the Hester Thursby mystery series, including Little Comfort. He's written for the LA Review of Books, The Life Sentence, Publisher's Weekly, and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. He is the vice president and editorial director for Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan. He received a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and an MFA from Emerson College. He lives in Boston with his partner, Michael, and their dog, Edith Ann.

Genres: Mystery
Agatha Award Best First Book nominee (2018) : Little Comfort
Agatha Award Best Contemporary Novel nominee (2019) : The Missing Ones

Edwin Hill recommends
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Absence of Mercy (2020)
(Lightner and Law Mystery, book 1)
S M Goodwin
"S.M. Goodwin spins a dark, suspenseful tale that vividly captures the world of pre-Civil War New York City...This is a fabulous launch to what is sure to be a long-running series!"
By Way of Sorrow (2021)
(Erin McCabe, book 1)
Robyn Gigl
"This enthralling series debut features a twisty plot full of surprises and a cast of exciting characters--most notably tough, relatable defense-attorney Erin McCabe--all while diving into the mud of corrupt local politics. An original legal thriller that is sure to be among the year's best!"
Down a Dark River (2021)
(Inspector Michael Corravan, book 1)
Karen Odden
"Sparkling prose, vivid description, a haunting and satisfyingly complex story . . . Down a Dark River a must read for fans of any genre of crime fiction."

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