Tucson Festival of Books

Double Lives


These three authors know how to twist a plot. They'll talk through the tricks to a clever twist. You’ll never guess the secrets buried in these plots (no spoilers).


Panelists
Ashley Elston

Ashley Elston worked for many years as a wedding photographer before turning her hand to writing. She lives in Louisiana with her husband and three sons. Elston has written six young adult novels; "First Lie Wins" is her adult debut....

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Jess Lourey

Jess Lourey writes about secrets. She's the Amazon Charts best-selling, Edgar-nominated, ITW Thriller, Anthony and Minnesota Book Award-winning author of young adult, magical realism, crime fiction, nonfiction and children's books....

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Hank Phillippi Ryan

As an on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, Hank Phillippi Ryan has wired herself with hidden cameras, confronted corrupt politicians, chased down criminals, gone undercover and in disguise....

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Books:
First Lie Wins
A Novel
Ashley Elston
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
January 2024
ISBN 9780593492918
352 pages
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The Taken Ones
A Novel
Jess Lourey
Mystery / Thrillers
Amazon Publishing
September 2023
ISBN 9781662507618
332 pages

One Wrong Word
Hank Phillippi Ryan
Mystery / Thrillers
Tor Publishing Group
February 2024
ISBN 9781250849496
352 pages
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