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Hank Phillippi Ryan

Fiction

Interviewed by: Linda Rodriguez

Catalog Number: 20140307

Acclaimed crime fiction writer and Emmy-winning investigative reporter, Hank Phillippi Ryan reads from her Mary Higgins Clark award-winning novel, The Other Woman, and its sequel, The Wrong Girl. The books feature a determined investigative journalist, Jane Ryland, who bears striking similarities to the author herself. In this conversation with fellow crime novelist Linda Rodriguez, Ryan talks about how she balances her writing, book tours, and her former position as President of the National Chapter of the Sisters in Crime writing group, with her career as an investigative journalist for Boston’s NBC affiliate and how this, as well as her early work managing political campaigns, has informed and shaped her fiction.

| Subject Matter: Crime Fiction, Investigative Reporting, Justice | Interview Year: 2013 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Mary Higgins Clark Award, Agatha Award for Best First Novel, Emmy Award |

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