Hallie Ephron
New York Times bestselling author

You’ll Never Know Dear, a novel about a porcelain doll that may hold the key to a little girl’s disappearance…

 

  • LitHub’s CRIME MUST-READ FOR JUNE
  • Audiofile Earphones Award Winner: “A riveting suspense novel, and Amy McFadden’s narration is compelling.”
  • Boston Globe:Compelling” “Deftly integrates the mystery genre with women’s fiction.”
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch:Impressive storytelling skills on riveting display”
  • Pittsburgh Post Gazette: “A captivating tale of suspense”
  • Shelf Awareness: “You’ll Never Know, Dear is a grabber, a mystery ballasted by women on a mission and the ties that bind them. Ephron is sharp; she swerves around potential plot snags and tosses red herrings like a master.”
  • Booklist: Strong characters” “A vivid sense of place
  • RT Romantic Times: Uniquely intriguing” “Fast paced”
  • Publisher’s Weekly:Engaging portrait of three generations of bickering, bull-headed, but loving women challenged to become their bravest and best selves.”
  • Library Journal:  “A satisfyingly creepy read for fans of Southern Gothic fiction”
  • The Criminal Element: An “irresistibly readable addition to the author’s impressive arsenal.

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On the road with Janey’s doll

This doll is a gift from my friend Mary Alice Gallagher whose mother inspired Miss Sorrel in You’ll Never Know, Dear. She’s going places with me…

At the spectacular An Unlikely Story Bookstore in Plainville, MA, appearing with Joseph Finder and… The Wimpy Kid himself!

Book launch at Brookline Booksmith with Roberta Isleib (aka Lucy Burdette) & Hank Phillippi Ryan…

Book launch at the Milton Public Library…

At home in my office…

Melrose Library with librarian Diane Wall…

Savoy Bookshop and Cafe in Westerly RI with bookseller Elissa Englund and author Francine Matthews (Death on Nantucket)…



 “Growing Up Ephron” in “O” Magazine

 


 Edgar Awards

Nominated for the 4th time for the Mary Higgins Clark Award

MHCNominees2016Hallie with fellow nominees Lori Rader-Day,Catriona McPherson, and Susanna Calkins.

Upcoming Events

7/27
Author panel @7 PM Maynard Public Library with Ray...
8/18
Writers Digest Conference NYC 2017 Hallie will be one of the presenters...
8/22
Mystery making: How they do it – Natick Bacon Free Library 7PM,...

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In the News

Spectacular review in SHELF AWARENESS

Shelf Awareness July 12, 2017. “You’ll Never Know, Dear is a grabber, a mystery ballasted by women on a mission and the ties that bind them. Ephron is sharp; she swerves around potential plot snags and tosses red herrings like a master.”

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