|Hank Phillippi Ryan is an American investigative reporter for Channel 7 News on WHDH-TV. She is widely regarded as one of the most hard-hitting, informative investigative reporters in the region, having won numerous awards for her work. She is also an author of multiple award-winning mystery novels including her latest, The Wrong Girl. It’s a trail of twists and turns that takes us deep into the heart of a foster care system in crisis and threatens to blow the lid off an adoption agency scandal. She’s on the national board of Mystery Writers of America and 2013 president of national Sisters in Crime. Come and visit with one interesting lady!
suspense novel that explores a terrifying scenario striking at the heart of every family.
a respected adoption agency have a frightening secret? Tipped off by a
determined ex-colleague on a desperate quest to find her birth mother,
Boston newspaper reporter Jane Ryland begins to suspect that the agency
is engaging in the ultimate betrayal—reuniting birth parents with the
For detective Jake Brogan and his partner, a young
woman’s brutal murder seems a sadly predictable case of domestic
violence, one that results in two toddlers being shuttled into the
foster care system. Then Jake finds an empty cradle at the murder scene.
Where is the baby who should have been sleeping there?
Jake are soon on a trail full of twists and turns that takes them deep
into the heart of a foster care system in crisis and threatens to blow
the lid off an adoption agency scandal. When the threatening phone calls
start, Jane knows she is on the right track…but with both a killer at
large and an infant missing, time is running out….
The Wrong Girl
is a riveting novel of familial relationships—both known and
unknown—vile greed, senseless murder, and the ultimate in deception.
What if you didn’t know the truth about your own family?
About the Author
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.
Ryan already had a string of awards attached to her writing
before winning the Mary Higgins Clark Award for The Other Woman, which
is a superlative example of suspense in the MHC tradition. Reporter Jane Ryland
committed the unforgivable sin of being wrong on record already – now she’s
trying to redeem herself in a new media. But her assignment to do a puff piece
on a candidate’s wife will lead her into overlapping conspiracies with fatal
consequences. Compulsively readable.