On Tour 9/18/20-10/19/20 “The First To Lie” by Hank Phillippi Ryan


Release Date : August 4, 2020

About The Book: 

We all have our reasons for being who we are―but what if being someone else could get you what you want?

After a devastating betrayal, a young woman sets off on an obsessive path to justice, no matter what dark family secrets are revealed. What she doesn’t know―she isn’t the only one plotting revenge.

An affluent daughter of privilege. A glamorous manipulative wannabe. A determined reporter, in too deep. A grieving widow who has to choose her new reality. Who will be the first to lie? And when the stakes are life and death, do a few lies really matter?

Bestselling and award-winning author and investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan delivers another twisty, thrilling cat and mouse novel of suspense that will have you guessing, and second-guessing, and then gasping with surprise.

About The Author:

Hank Phillippi Ryan is the bestselling author of eleven award winning novels of suspense. National reviews have called her a “master at crafting suspenseful mysteries” and “a superb and gifted storyteller.”

Her upcoming domestic suspense thriller THE MURDER LIST is a Most Anticipated Book of Summer 2019 from Criminal Element. AJ Finn calls it “a fireworks display of a novel–explosive, exciting and likely to leave you gasping.” BA Paris says: “A cracker of a read!”

Her first psychological standalone, TRUST ME, is an *AGATHA AWARD* nominee. It was named a Best Book of 2018 from REAL SIMPLE Magazine, BookBub, PopSugar, Bustle, CrimeReads and The New York Post. Mary Kubica says: “Dazzling!” and Lisa Gardner says “Mesmerizing!” The Booklist STARRED review says “..it’s a knockout. First-rate psychological suspense.” 

Her thriller SAY NO MORE is a Library Journal BEST OF 2016. And a nominee for the AGATHA AWARD, the DAPHNE award, and the MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD! Associated Press calls it “stellar” and Publishers Weekly calls it “thrilling” “unflinching” and “gratifying.”

Her 2015 book, WHAT YOU SEE, is a Library Journal BEST of 2015, an ANTHONY and AGATHA Award nominee, and a Top Pick!, dubbed “exceptional suspense.” It received a starred review from Library Journal which says: “Readers will find themselves racing to the finish!” 

Her 2014 book, TRUTH BE TOLD, won the AGATHA Award for best mystery, and is a Library Journal Best of 2014. It received starred reviews from Booklist and Library Journal, which says, “Drop everything and binge read!” 

THE WRONG GIRL won the Agatha Award and the Daphne Award, and is a seven-week Boston Globe bestseller and Anthony Award nominee. 

THE OTHER WOMAN won the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award, and was listed as a Best Book of 2012 by the Kansas City Star, the Sacramento Bee, Suspense Magazine, and The Boston Globe, won the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award, and was the only novel nominated for the Agatha, Anthony, Macavity, Shamus and Daphne awards for Best Novel of 2012.

Her first four mysteries, beginning with the Agatha Award-winning PRIME TIME, feature Charlotte McNally, a Boston television reporter. FACE TIME was a BookSense Notable Book, and AIR TIME and DRIVE TIME were both Anthony and Agatha Award nominees for best novel of 2009 and 2010. They are now available in all new editions.

Hank is also an award-winning investigative reporter at Boston’s WHDH-TV. In addition to 36 EMMYs and 14 Edward R. Murrow awards, Hank’s won dozens of other honors for her ground-breaking journalism. 

Her work has resulted in new laws, people sent to prison, homes removed from foreclosure, and millions of dollars in refunds and restitution for victims and consumers. She’s been a radio reporter, a legislative aide in the United States Senate and an editorial assistant at Rolling Stone Magazine, working with Hunter S. Thompson, Richard Avedon and Richard Goodwin.

Hank is a founding teacher at Mystery Writers of America University and served as 2013 president of national Sisters in Crime. She blogs at Jungle Red Writers and Career Authors.Learn more about Hank at www.HankPhillippiRyan.com

Social Media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HankPhillippiRyanAuthor/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/hankpryan

Twitter: @HankPRyan

Book Blurbs: 

“Hank Phillippi Ryan is at the top of her game. THE FIRST TO LIE is a masterfully twisty tale full of all my favorite things: interesting women, family secrets, and well-plotted revenge. Start reading early, because you will tear through the pages of this breathless, keep-you-up-all-night thriller.”—Jennifer Hillier, award-winning author of JAR OF HEARTS and LITTLE SECRETS

 “The First to Lie is a twisty, winding road of deception and secrets that starts with a bang and ends with an explosion. Put this one on your list because Hank Phillippi Ryan is at the top of her game.”—Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author of My Lovely Wife and He Started It

 “With flawless pacing and impeccable character development, Hank Phillippi Ryan delivers yet another powerful, relevant story of deceit, betrayal, and the extent to which someone will go to right the wrongs they have suffered. The First to Lie is a magnificent, intricately plotted thriller that will have you questioning everyone’s motives until the stunning ending.”—Samantha M. Bailey, bestselling author of Woman on the Edge

Bloggers On Tour:

Sept. 18th – Noor The Bookworm https://instagram.com/noorthebookworm

Sept. 20th – Dani Reads https://instagram.com/dani.reads.1225

Sept. 21st- The Book Reader https://instagram.com/the.b00kreader

Sept. 23rd- Marilyn Goncalves https://instagram.com/marilynjgon 

Sept. 24th -Really Into This https://instagram.com/reallyintothis

Sept. 25th – Bookish With Wine https://instagram.com/bookishwithwine

Sept. 26th – Books Cats Travel Food https://instagram.com/books.cats.travel.food

Sept. 30th – Bryant Park Books https://instagram.com/bryantparkbooks

Sept. 30th – Coffee Books Dogs https://instagram.com/coffeedogsbooks

Sept. 30th – Minsta Books https://instagram.com/minstabooks

Oct. 1st- Jayme Reads https://instagram.com/jayme_reads

Oct. 1st-  Idaho Girl Reads https://instagram.com/idahogirlreads

Oct. 2nd- Texacali Books https://instagram.com/texacalibooks 

Oct. 2nd- Book N Cats N Coffee https://instagram.com/bookncatsncoffee

Oct. 5th –  Read With Jill And June https://instagram.com/readwithjillandjune

Oct. 7th – Colleens Reading Adventures https://instagram.com/colleensreadingadventures

Oct. 8th- Rajivs Reviews https://instagram.com/rajivsreviews

Oct. 8th – Book Mama 789 https://instagram.com/bookmama789

Oct. 9th – Hooked by Books https://instagram.com/hooked.by.books

Oct. 12th –  A Book And A Latte https://instagram.com/abookandalattee

Oct. 14th – Book Chara https://instagram.com/bookchara

Oct. 16th – Eli Loves Books 16 https://instagram.com/elilovesbooks16

Oct. 17th – Book Coffee Cozy https://instagram.com/bookcoffeecozy

Oct. 17th – In Literary Love https://instagram.com/inliterarylove

Oct. 17th – Hannah Reads https://instagram.com/hannah_reads_

Oct. 18th – Reecas Pieces Books https://instagram.com/reecaspiecesbooks 

Oct. 18th – Head Full Of Books https://instagram.com/_head_full_of_books_ 

Oct. 19th- Rosetree Bookreviewer https://instagram.com/rosetree_bookreviewer


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