Trust Me is the chilling standalone novel of psychological suspense and manipulation that award-winning author and renowned investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan was born to write.


An accused killer insists she’s innocent of a heinous murder.

A grieving journalist surfaces from the wreckage of her shattered life.

Their unlikely alliance leads to a dangerous cat and mouse game that will leave you breathless.

Who can you trust when you can’t trust yourself?

What people are saying
“Mesmerizing! Hank Phillippi Ryan has outdone herself in this taut thriller of damaged lives, uneasy alliances and deadly cat and mouse!”– Lisa Gardner

“This is the first stand-alone for Ryan, author of the Jane Ryland-Jake Brogan mystery series, and it’s a knockout. Truth is elusive here, as the plot twists, driven by guilt and desperation, and tension grows. First-rate psychological suspense.”
“Riveting… Trust Me is a tense and twisting psychological thriller that explores the shifting perception of the truth. Chilling, suspenseful, and impossible to put down–this book will keep you questioning who you can trust until the very end.”–Megan Miranda

“Beautifully written and masterfully structured, TRUST ME grabs hold of your heart and takes you on an unstoppable ride to the very last page. Ryan brings her A game to this novel of mystery, suspense and psychological drama.”–Wendy Walker

Tense, gripping, completely unpredictable. Kept me guessing right up until the very end.” –Chris Pavone

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About Hank
Hank Phillippi Ryan is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV. She’s won 34 EMMYs, 14 Murrows, and dozens more honors for her ground-breaking journalism. The nationally bestselling author of 10 mysteries, Ryan’s also an award-winner in her second profession—with five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and for The Other Woman, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Critics call her “a superb and gifted storyteller” and “a master of suspense.” She is the only author to have won the Agatha in four different categories.

More about Hank on her bio page.