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Sarah Hilary

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Sarah Hilary lives in Bath with her husband and daughter, where she writes quirky copy for a well-loved travel publisher. She's also worked as a bookseller, and with the Royal Navy. An award-winning short story writer, Sarah won the Cheshire Prize for Literature in 2012.

Genres: Mystery
Anthologies edited
Macavity Awards Best First Book nominee (2015) : Someone Else's Skin
Barry Awards Best Paperback original nominee (2016) : No Other Darkness

Sarah Hilary recommends
I'm Travelling Alone (2015)
(Holger Munch & Mia Kruger, book 1)
Samuel Bjørk
"Icy landscapes, mysterious clues, a messed up heroine . . . Nordic noir at its delicious best."
Tall Oaks (2016)
Chris Whitaker
"Noir has an anarchic new voice."
Her Husband's Lover (2017)
Julia Crouch
"Taut and twisty, and full of surprises. I loved it."
Rattle (2017)
(DS Fitzroy, book 1)
Fiona Cummins
"A creepy crime debut with shades of Babadook about it . . . I think it will be huge."
The Roanoke Girls (2017)
Amy Engel
"Deeply, darkly twisted. I loved it."
The Night Visitor (2017)
Lucy Atkins
"It put me in mind of Misery and Rebecca. Splendidly tense, creepy and enjoyable."
Give Me the Child (2017)
Mel McGrath
"Hugely addictive and highly recommended."
This is How it Ends (2018)
Eva Dolan
"Stupendous. The thriller comes of age."
Our Little Cruelties (2020)
Liz Nugent
"A proper rollicking family saga EPIC of a story shot through with black humour, toxic truths and pathos. Brava."
The Shadow Friend (2020)
Alex North
"No one does 'Dark with a Heart like Alex North."
Imperfect Women (2020)
Araminta Hall
"It's been clear from the start that Araminta Hall has a talent for telling unpalatable truths and Imperfect Women is no exception. Expertly peels the layers from the everyday lies we tell each other, and ourselves."
The Thursday Murder Club (2020)
(Thursday Murder Club, book 1)
Richard Osman
"I knew The Thursday Murder Club would be funny, and suspected it would be whip-smart, but I didn't expect to fall so hard for the wonderful cast of characters. Bravo."

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