The New Novel by USA TODAY Bestselling Author and EMMY- Winning Reporter HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN
The First To Lie (A Forge Hardcover, ebook, and Macmillan Audio) book will be available worldwide, in digital, print, and audio format, across all platforms!
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.
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.
Acclaim for The First To Lie
"Stellar… Hank Phillippi Ryan could win a sixth Agatha with this one."
—Publishers Weekly Starred Review
"Hank Phillippi Ryan is one of my favorite authors of suspense. Her latest, featuring the colliding worlds of a cast of intriguing female characters, is tailor-made for readers who are drawn to taut, propulsive plots with twists that do more than just surprise - they take your breath away. Book clubs will gobble up The First to Lie."
—Sarah Pekkanen, internationally bestselling author of YOU ARE NOT ALONE
“From one of our top thriller writers—a chilling tale of deception and revenge. Filled with sharp insights, The First to Lie is a house of mirrors, taking us on a thrilling ride of dizzying twists and shocking revelations.”
—Angie Kim, national bestselling author of MIRACLE CREEK
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