Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

Interviews

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

Aunt Agatha’s newsletter
November 2015

RT Cover Story
October 2009

Boston Globe article
October 2007

Downloadable bios

Hank’s Bio—52-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling and five-time Agatha Award-winning author of 13 thrillers, winning 37 EMMYs for investigative reporting in Boston. Her newest thriller is HER PERFECT LIFE, garnering starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, which called it “superlative.” It is now an Agatha Award nominee. 

Hank’s Bio—75-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 thrillers, winning five Agathas, the Mary Higgins Clark Award, and 37 EMMYs for her investigative reporting in Boston. Her newest novel is HER PERFECT LIFE, a chilling psychological standalone about fame, family, and revenge.  Starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly called it “superlative.” It’s now an Agatha Award nominee for Best Contemporary Novel. Her upcoming thriller is THE HOUSE GUEST, coming February 2023.

Hank’s Bio—101-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 psychological thrillers, winning the genre’s most prestigious awards: five Agathas, four Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She is also the investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, winning 37 EMMYs. Book reviewers call her “a master of suspense.” 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.” It’s now nominated for the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel. Her next is THE HOUSE GUEST, coming February 2023.

Hank’s Bio—209-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 psychological thrillers, winning the most prestigious awards in the genre: five Agathas, four Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She is also the 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”; she’s the only author to have won the Agatha in four 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.

Hank is a founder of MWA University, 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)