Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

Interviews

Article in Boston Magazine
February 2023

A Reporter’s Tips for Going Undercover
August 2020

Up Close with The Big Thrill
July 2020

Hank on TEDx
March 2020

The Big Thrill newsletter
July 2019

Suspense Magazine interview
September 2018

Interview on KSDK in St. Louis
September 2018

Fifty Plus Advocate Cover Story
October 2016

Fifty Plus Advocate Cover Story
October 2016

Aunt Agatha’s newsletter
November 2015

RT Cover Story
October 2009

Boston Globe article
October 2007

Downloadable bios

Hank’s Bio—51-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is USA Today bestselling and five-time Agatha Award-winning author of 14 thrillers, winning 37 EMMYs for television investigative reporting. Her newest novel is THE HOUSE GUEST—it’s Gaslight meets Thelma & Louise. The Publishers Weekly says, “Ryan is a master of suspense!” The Library Journal starred review calls it “Binge-worthy.”

Hank’s Bio—75-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 14 thrillers, winning five Agathas, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award, and 37 EMMYs for her television investigative reporting. Her newest novel is the page-turning standalone THE HOUSE GUEST—a story of psychological manipulation exploring the dark heart of marriage and friendship—it’s Gaslight meets Thelma & Louise! Publishers Weekly says, “Ryan is a master of suspense!” The Library Journal starred review calls it “Binge-worthy.”

Hank’s Bio—100-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 14 psychological thrillers, winning the genre’s most prestigious awards: five Agathas, five Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She’s also investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, winning 37 EMMYs. Her newest is the page-turning standalone THE HOUSE GUEST—a story of psychological manipulation—it’s Gaslight meets Thelma & Louise! The Library Journal starred review calls it “Binge-worthy.” She is the host of CRIME TIME on A Mighty Blaze, and co-host of First Chapter Fun and The Back Room. Watch for her newest thriller ONE WRONG WORD, coming February 2024.

Hank’s Bio—144-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 15 psychological thrillers, winning the most prestigious awards in the genre: five Agathas, five 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. National book critics call her “a superb and gifted storyteller.” Her current novel is the page-turning standalone THE HOUSE GUEST—a story of psychological manipulation exploring the dark heart of marriage and friendship—it’s Gaslight meets Thelma & Louise. The Publishers Weekly rave review says, “Ryan is a master of suspense!” and the Library Journal starred review calls it “Binge-worthy.”  Hank is the co-host and founder of THE BACK ROOM, host of CRIME TIME on A Mighty Blaze, and co-host of FIRST CHAPTER FUN. Watch for her newest thriller ONE WRONG WORD, coming February 2024.

Hank’s Bio—214-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 14 psychological thrillers, winning the most prestigious awards in the genre: five Agathas, five 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. National book critics call her “a superb and gifted storyteller”; she’s the only author to win the Agatha in four categories: Best First, Best Novel, Best Short Story and Best Non-Fiction. Her newest is the page-turning standalone thriller THE HOUSE GUEST—a story of psychological manipulation exploring the dark heart of marriage and friendship—it’s Gaslight meets Thelma & Louise. Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline says, “Ryan is one of my favorite authors and THE HOUSE GUEST shows why” and Tamron Hall says it “kept me on the edge of my seat…” The Publishers Weekly rave review says, “Ryan is a master of suspense!” and the Library Journal starred review calls it “Binge-worthy.”

Watch for her newest thriller ONE WRONG WORD, coming February 2024.

Hank is host of CRIME TIME on A Mighty Blaze and co-host of First Chapter Fun and The Back Room. She is a past president of National Sisters in Crime. Visit Hank at HankPhillippiRyan.com, Twitter @HankPRyan, Instagram @hankpryan and Facebook at HankPhillippiRyanAuthor.

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Author Photos: Iden Ford (bottom left), Chitose Suzuki (bottom middle), Steve Bucci (bottom right)