A former US Senate staffer and political campaign aide, Hank Phillippi Ryan is the investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate, and has won twenty-seven Emmys and ten Edward R. Murrow awards. A bestselling author of four mystery novels, Ryan has won the Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. She's on the national board of directors of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.
HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate. She's won 33 EMMYs, 13 Edward R. Murrow awards and dozens of other honors for her groundbreaking journalism. A bestselling author of seven mystery novels, Ryan has won multiple prestigious awards for her crime fiction: five Agathas, the Anthony, Daphne, Macavity, and for THE OTHER WOMAN, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. National reviews have called her a "master at crafting suspenseful mysteries" and "a superb and gifted storyteller." Her 2013 novel, THE WRONG GIRL, won both the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel and the Daphne Award for Mainstream Mystery/Suspense, and is a seven-week Boston Globe bestseller. Her newest hardcover, TRUTH BE TOLD, is the Agatha Award winner for Best Contemporary Noveland an Anthony Award nominee for Best Novel. TRUTH BE TOLD is also a Library Journal BEST BOOK OF 2014, with starred reviews from Booklist and from Library Journal, which raves, "Drop everything and binge read!" She also won a second Agatha Award in 2015 for Best Nonfiction, as editor of WRITES OF PASSAGE, an anthology of essays by mystery authors. Ryan's next novel, WHAT YOU SEE, will debut in Fall 2015. She's a founding teacher at Mystery Writers of America University and 2013 president of national Sisters in Crime.Visit her online at HankPhillippiRyan.com, on Twitter @HankPRyan and Facebook at HankPhillippiRyanAuthorPage.