Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

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Her Perfect Life: Agatha Award Nominee for Best Contemporary Novel and Starred Reviews from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus
The First to Lie: An Anthony Award Best Hardcover Novel and Mary Higgins Clark Award nominee

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Her Perfect Life

Latest thriller now in trade paperback

Everyone knows Lily Atwood—and that may be her biggest problem. The beloved television reporter has it all—fame, fortune, Emmy awards, an adorable seven-year-old daughter, and the hashtag her loving fans created: #PerfectLily. To keep it—all she has to do is protect one life-changing secret.

Her own.

Lily has an anonymous source who feeds her story tips about others—but suddenly, the source begins telling Lily inside information about her own life! How does he—or she—know so much?

Her Perfect Life

“Superlative. A fast-paced surprise-packed treat.”
Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Superlative. A fast-paced surprise-packed treat.
Publishers Weekly * Starred Review

A well-crafted plot and strong female characters drive a satisfying psychological thriller.
Kirkus * Starred Review
Shocking, suspenseful, with clever twists and an abundance of secrets. Her Perfect Life kept me guessing until the end. I loved it!
—Author B. A. Paris
Tense and twisty…You will read this in one sitting.
—Author Julie Clark

There’s a reason Ryan keeps winning so many awards—she is a master at crafting suspense around fully formed characters with real emotion and depth. A mesmerizing thrill ride!
—Author Kimberly Belle

I loved this book! My nerves were shredded by the time I read the last chapter of this big-hearted page-turner.
—Author Rachel Howzell Hall
I raced through [Ryan’s] taut, breathless thriller… never prepared for the perfectly stunning, explosive ending. Bravo Hank!
—Author Kate White

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Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

Agatha Award Nominee
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Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

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Daphne Award Nominee
Library Journal Best Book

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About Hank

Hank Phillippi Ryan is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 thrillers, winning the most prestigious awards in the genre: five Agathas, four Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She is also on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, with 37 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. Book critics call her “a master of suspense,” “a superb and gifted storyteller,” and she’s the only author to have won the Agatha in four different categories: Best First, Best Novel, Best Short Story and Best Non-Fiction. Her newest is Her Perfect Life, a chilling psychological standalone about fame, family, and revenge. It received starred reviews from both Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, calling it “a superlative thriller.” B.A. Paris says, “Shocking, suspenseful… kept me guessing until the end.” and Julie Clark says, “You will read this in one sitting!” It is now nominated for the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel. Her next is The House Guest, coming February 2023.

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