EVENTS & NEWS

In person appearances

  • 2022-06-04 @ 2.00 pm ET – MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival, Toronto Harbourfront Centre – Lucky: Marissa Stapley in conversation with Hannah Mary McKinnon – https://festivalofauthors.ca/event/lucky-marissa-stapley/
  • 2022-06-05 @ 2.00 pm ET – MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival, Toronto Harbourfront Centre – Perilous Obsessions: Samantha M. Bailey & Amy Stuart in conversation with Hannah Mary McKinnon – https://festivalofauthors.ca/event/perilous-obsessions/
  • 2022-06-10 @ 2.00 pm ET – Summer Reading Series – Let’s Talk Books, 25 King St East, Cobourg, Ontario –  details here

Online Events for Never Coming Home

  • 2022-05-19 @ 12.30 pm ET – Facebook Live reading of first chapter by Hank Phillippi Ryan – www.instagram.com/firstchapterfun
  • 2022-05-22 @ 09.00 pm ET – Instagram Live author interview with Vanessa Lillie – www.instagram.com/vanessalillie
  • 2022-05-24 @ 11.00 am ET – Radio interview with PatZi Joy on Paper – www.radio-joyonpaper.com
  • 2022-05-24 @ 07.30 pm ET – Online LAUNCH PARTY! with special guests Carolyn Forde, Emily Ohanjanians, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Jennifer Hillier, Isabella Maldonado, and David Bell. Register here: http://bit.ly/NCHLaunch
  • 2022-05-26 @ 02.00 pm ET – Meet the Crime Authors @ Burlington Public library with Katie Tallo, moderated by Sandra G. Wong. Register here
  • 2022-05-26 @ 07.00 pm ET – Killer Crime Club @ Idea Exchange Cambridge with Amber Cowie and Samantha M. Bailey. Moderated by Kayleigh Platz. Register here
  • 2022-05-30 @ 08.00 pm ET – Facebook Live author interview with Sara DiVello – www.facebook.com/groups/mysteryandthrillermavens/
  • 2022-06-06 @ 21.00 pm ET – Killer Author Club with Heather Gudenkauf, Kimberly Belle, and Kaira Rouda www.facebook.com/KimberlyBelleBooks
  • 2022-06-07 @ 07.00 pm ET – Lake of Bays Library – Thriller Panel with author Katie Tallo – event calendar here
  • 2022-06-08 @ 02.00pm ET – Amazon live author interview with Erin Branscom – see here
  • 2022-06-09 @ 02.00pm ET – “The Depths of Novel Writing” – Collab Writers in conversation with Hannah Mary McKinnon – register here
  • 2022-06-09 @ 08.00 pm ET – Instagram Live author interview with Sonica Soares – www.instagram.com/the_reading_beauty
  • 2022-06-11 @ 06.00 pm ET – Instagram Live author interview with Janelle – www.instagram.com/literarythrilling
  • 2022-06-12 @ 07.00 pm ET – The Back Room author event – www.the-back-room.org
  • 2022-06-15 @ 07.30 pm ET – Author panel with Hank Phillippi Ryan, Alex Segura, Jennifer J. Chow, & Nita Prose – hosted by www.facebook.com/BelmontBooksMA
  • 2022-06-20 @ 07.30 pm ET – Deborah’s Book Club Author Chat – more details and registration here
  • 2022-06-21 @ 04.00 pm ET – Crime Time with Hank Phillippi Ryan www.facebook.com/amightyblaze/
  • 2022-06-22 @ 07.00 pm ET – Cuyahoga County Public Library – In conversation with Hannah Mary McKinnon & Hank Phillippi Ryan – register here
  • 2022-06-23 @ 08.00 pm ET – Day Drinking with author Molly O’Keefe www.facebook.com/MollyOKeefeBooks
  • 2022-06-28 @ 07.00 pm ET – Online author Event with fellow authors Hannah McKinnon and Molly Fader, hosted by A Different Drummer Books in Burlington. Registration here.
  • 2022-07-25 @ 07.30 pm ET – Instagram Live author interview with Chandra Claypool  – www.instagram.com/wherethereadergrows
  • 2022-08-22 @ 08.00 pm ET – “A Cuppa & A Natter” with fellow author Tina Hogan www.facebook.com/Tina.Hogan.Grant.Author
  • 2022-10-27 @ 07.30 pm ET – Author event with fellow authors Wanda Morris, SC Lalli, and Hank Phillippi Ryan, hosted by Wheaton Library. Register here

Standing Event

Every Tuesday & Thursday at 12.30 pm ET, please tune in to First Chapter Fun! Join fellow crime author Hank Phillippi Ryan and me LIVE on First Chapter Fun’s Facebook Group or Instagram Live to hear the first chapter of a different book and make sure your “to be read” pile of books stays completely out of control.

See www.FirstChapterFun.com for more details.

NEWS

  • June 3, 2022
    Never Coming Home becomes a Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction bestseller.
  • June 1, 2022
    Never Coming Home becomes a Toronto Star Canadian Fiction bestseller.
  • May 2022
    Piper Verlag acquires German rights for Never Coming Home as a lead title for spring 2024.
  • May 2022
    Swiat Ksiazki acquires Polish rights for Never Coming Home.
  • May 2022
    Putnam Books and Penguin Canada acquire the holiday rom com THE CHRISTMAS WAGER, for publication in fall 2023 and written under the pseudonym Holly Cassidy.
  • July & August 2021
    You Will Remember Me is a Target US Pick of the Month for July, and a Walmart Canada Book of the Month for August
  • July 22, 2021
    MIRABooks acquires my seventh and eighth novels for North American publication in 2023 and 2024.
  • June 4, 2021
    You Will Remember Me becomes a Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction bestseller and stays on the list for 8 weeks.
  • June 2, 2021
    You Will Remember Me becomes a Toronto Star Canadian Fiction bestseller and stays on the list for 8 weeks.
  • June 5, 2020
    Sister Dear becomes a Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction bestseller and stays on the list for 6 weeks.
  • June 3, 2020
    Sister Dear becomes a Toronto Star Canadian Fiction bestseller and stays on the list for 6 weeks.
  • April 20, 2020
    Hodder & Stoughton buys Sister Dear, Her Secret Son, and The Neighbours for UK & Commonwealth distribution. See press release.

  • October 7, 2019
    MIRABooks acquires my fifth and sixth novels for North American publication in 2021 and 2022.
  • June 7, 2019
    Her Secret Son becomes a Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction bestseller.
  • June 5, 2019
    Her Secret Son becomes a Toronto Star Canadian Fiction bestseller.
  • May 28, 2019
    Official publication of Her Secret Son.
  • July 17, 2018
    MIRABooks acquires my fourth novel, Sister Dear, for publication in 2020.
  • March 13, 2018
    Official publication of The Neighbors.
  • June 15, 2017
    Read my interview with Curtis Brown Creative about how I found an agent and got my book deals.
  • March 5, 2017
    Signed a two-book deal with MIRABooks. Update: The Neighbors, was published March 13, 2018. Her Secret Son May 28, 2019.
  • February 24, 2016
    Signed my first deal with AVON (HarperCollins UK) for Time After Time.