The next thrilling standalone novel by USA Today bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan.
Everyone knows Lily Atwood—and that may be her biggest problem. The beloved television reporter has it all—fame, fortune, Emmys, an adorable seven-year-old daughter, and the hashtag her loving fans created: PerfectLily. To keep it all she has to do is protect one life-changing secret.
Lily has an anonymous source who feeds her story tips—but suddenly, the source begins telling Lily inside information about her own life. How does he—or she—know the truth?
Lily understands that no one reveals a secret unless they have a reason. Now she’s terrified someone is determined to destroy her world—and with it, everyone and everything she holds dear.
How much will she risk to keep her perfect life?
Praise for The First to Lie
“A taut, propulsive plot with twists that will take your breath away...book clubs will gobble up The First to Lie.” —Sarah Pekkanen
“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
“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
“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
“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