Up Close: Boston’s Own Hank Phillippi Ryan, Journalist & Crime-Fiction Star
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 January 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.
11. Hank Phillippi Ryan on the Art of Lying in her Psychological Thriller
GO Between the Covers
USA Today bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan joins us to discuss The First to Lie, her psychological thriller about an investigative reporter squaring off with a major pharmaceutical company. This revenge story full of dark family secrets pits the newsroom against corporate sabotage. Our host Ann Bocock sits down with Hank Phillippi Ryan to explore the intricate art of lying. As an on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, she is no stranger to keeping secrets for the sake of a great story. Ryan details how closely her stories resemble her undercover work and the ethical tightrope she has to navigate. With more than a dozen spin-chilling thrillers, she’s won the most prestigious awards in the genre: five Agatha’s, three Anthony’s, the Daphne and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Ryan also explains how evoking fear and suspense is more effective than violence and vulgarity, and reveals her very own secret to writing – never knowing the ending! Get all the details on this week’s episode of GO Between the Covers! Connect with Hank Phillippi Ryan: Website: https://hankphillippiryan.com Facebook: @HankPhillippiRyanAuthor Twitter: @HankPRyan And connect with us! https://www.southfloridapbs.org/gobtc/ Facebook: @BetweenTheCoversSouthFloridaPBS Twitter: @WPBT2, @WXELTV
Episode 69: Best-Selling Author and Investigative Reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan
Is that really legal? with Eric Ruben
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. Hank is a founder of MWA University and The Back Room; and National Sisters in Crime past president. Visit Hank online at HankPhillippiRyan.com, on Twitter @HankPRyan, on Instagram @hankpryan and Facebook at HankPhillippiRyanAuthor.Support the show (https://www.facebook.com/ReallyLegalPodcast)
Hank Phillippi Ryan is USA Today bestselling author of 13 thrillers, winning five Agathas and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. As a television investigative reporter in Boston, she has also won 37 EMMY awards. Her legal thriller The Murder List won the 2019 Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Year. Her 2020 novel is the psychological standalone The First to Lie, which is now a nominee for the prestigious Anthony Award and Mary Higgins Clark Award. The Publishers Weekly starred review calls it "Stellar.” Her upcoming book is HER PERFECT LIFE. (Forge Books, September 14.) The PW starred review calls it "Superlative." Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/HankPhillippiRyanAuthor Twitter @HankPRyan Instagram @HankPRyan Website HankPhillippiRyan.com ************************ Sisters in Crime was founded in 1986 to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers. Through advocacy, programming and leadership, SinC empowers and supports all crime writers regardless of genre or place on their career trajectory. www.SistersinCrime.org Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sincnational/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SINCnational Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sistersincrime
The next thrilling standalone novel by USA Today bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan.Everyone knows Lily Atwood—and that may be her biggest problem. The beloved television reporter has it all—fame, fortune, Emmys, 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—but suddenly, the source begins telling Lily inside information about her own life. How does he—or she—know the truth?Lily understands that no one reveals a secret unless they have a reason. Now she’s terrified someone is determined to destroy her world—and with it, everyone and everything she holds dear.How much will she risk to keep her perfect life?Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/houseofmysteryradio. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/houseofmysteryradio.
A great conversation w/USA Today Bestselling Author & Air Investigative Reporter-Hank Phillippi Ryan
Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100"
OMG! The conversation I had with Hank was such great energy. She is definitely making a name for herself. When I asked her a fun fact. She told me that she use to ride her horse to the library and go to the barn and read her books. Hank is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV. She's won 37 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. The nationally bestselling author of 13 thrillers, Ryan's also an award-winner in her second profession with five Agathas, three Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and for THE OTHER WOMAN, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Critics call her "a master of suspense" and "a superb and gifted storyteller" and she is the only author to have won the Agatha in four different categories: Best First, Best Novel, Best Short Story and Best Non-Fiction. Ryan’s 2019 release, THE MURDER LIST is a USA Today Bestseller, won the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Year, and was an Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award nominee. Her 2020 release, THE FIRST TO LIE, also a USA Today Bestseller, is nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award and the Anthony Award, and Publishers Weekly called it “Stellar” in a starred review. Ryan is a founder of MWA University and past president of National Sisters in Crime. Hank is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 novels of suspense. She has also won multiple prestigious awards for her crime fiction, including five Agathas, four Anthonys, andthe coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She’s also the on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, and has won 37 EMMYs, 14 Edward R. Murrow awards and dozens of other honors for her groundbreaking journalism.National book reviews have called Hank a "master at crafting suspenseful mysteries" and "a superb and gifted storyteller." Hank’s novels have been named Best Thrillers of the Year by Library Journal, New York Post, BOOK BUB, PopSugar, Real Simple Magazine and others.Her 2019 book is the acclaimed legal thriller THE MURDER LIST, which won the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the year. Her newest book is THE FIRST TO LIE, a chilling psychological standalone. It garnered a starred review from Publishers Weekly, and is now nominated for the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the iconic Mary Higgins Clark Award.Watch for HER PERFECT LIFE, coming in September, which received starred reviews fromKirkus and Publishers Weekly, which called it "A superlative thriller." THE NEWEST THRILLING STANDALONE NOVEL FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN HER PERFECT LIFEHank Phillippi Ryan“Shocking, suspenseful, with clever twists and an abundance of secrets. What secrets can anyone really keep buried? And how far will others go to discover them…?Bestselling and award-winning author and investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan returns with alightning-paced novel of suspense that will keep readers guessing until the last page: HER PERFECT LIFE(A Forge Hardcover, eBook, and Macmillan Audio; On-sale: September 14, 2021). Touching on issues of privacy, family secrets, social media, and living life in the public eye— that’s something Ryan, the longtime on-camera investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, understands more than anyone. And that makes HER PERFECT LIFE Ryan’s most riveting—and personal—book yet. You can follow Hank's on all of her social medias and you can go to her website at www.hankphillippiryan.com All you have to do is google Hank Phillippi Ryan and you will find her. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/caramel-lucas/message
Author Hank Phillippi Ryan IN CONVERSATION With Author Rhys Bowen
Authors on the Air
hankphillippiryan.com 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 2019 standalone, The Murder List, won the Anthony Award for Best Novel. International bestseller A.J. Finn says, “exciting, explosive, relentless,” and the Library Journal starred review calls it “A must-read.” Hank’s 2020 novel is the chilling psychological standalone The First to Lie, now nominated for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award. The Publishers Weekly starred review says “Stellar… Hank Phillippi Ryan could win a sixth Agatha with this one.” and bestseller Sarah Pekkanen says “Book clubs will gobble it up.” Watch for Her Perfect Life on September 14, 2021. Hank is a founder of MWA University and National Sisters in Crime past president. rhysbowen.com/ Rhys Bowen is the New York Times bestselling author of more than forty novels, including The Victory Garden, The Tuscan Child, and the World War II-based In Farleigh Field, the winner of the Left Coast Crime Award for Best Historical Mystery Novel and the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel. Bowen’s work has won twenty honors to date, including multiple Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. Her books have been translated into many languages, and she has fans around the world, including seventeen thousand Facebook followers. A transplanted Brit, Bowen divides her time between California and Arizona. @Copyright by Authors On The Air