In Conversation with Vanessa Lillie & Hank Phillippi Ryan @ Central

Join us for a conversation with national bestselling mystery writer Hank Phillippi Ryan (The Murder List) and debut thriller writer Vanessa Lillie (Little Voices) as they reveal the inside secrets about their latest books, their Rhode Island and Boston connections, and New England's special influence on their work.

Copies of the books will be for sale, courtesy of Barrington Books.

Free and open to the public.

Vanessa Lillie is originally from Oklahoma, but she calls Providence, Rhode Island home with her husband and dinosaur-aficionado son. Smitten with the smallest state, she enjoys organizing book events and literary happenings around town. Her debut thriller, Little Voices, received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal as well as must-read lists in Refinery29, Cosmopolitan UK, and Bookish. The Providence Journal review said, "Aficionados of mystery, thriller and horror will savor this intricately plotted page-turner that builds to a stunning denouement."

Hank Phillippi Ryan is on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, winning 36 EMMYs. Nationally bestselling author of 11 mysteries, Ryan's also won five Agathas, three Anthonys, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her novels are Library Journal's Best of 2014, 2015 and 2016. Hank’s 2018 Trust Me is an Agatha Nominee. Her newest book is The Murder List. The Library Journal starred review says, “Masterly plotted—with a twisted ending—a riveting, character-driven story.”