Trust Me

Trust Me

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? Trust Me is the chilling standalone novel of psychological suspense and manipulation that award-winn An accused killer insists she's innocent of a heinous murder. A grieving journalist surfaces from the ...

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Title:Trust Me
Author:Hank Phillippi Ryan
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Genres:Thriller
ISBN:0765393077
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:400 pages pages

Trust Me Reviews

  • LJ
    Aug 15, 2018
    First Sentence: Do you know me? Journalist Mercer Hennessy struggles daily with the loss of her husband and child who died in an automobile accident. Reminiscent of the Casey Anthony case, Ashlyn Bryant is about to go on trial for the murder of her daughter Tasha Nicole, yet she swe...
  • Kathy
    Aug 17, 2018
    For those of us who remember the 1974 film Chinatown starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, there is an unforgettable scene in this noir mystery movie where Nicolson?s character is asking Dunaway?s character about the identity of a young woman. While getting angrier and angrier,...
  • Rebecca
    Jun 12, 2018
    Still grieving her husband, Dex, and 3 year old daughter, Sophie, journalist Mercer agrees to write a true crime book about a young mother, Ashlyn, on trial for murdering her daughter, Tasha. Is it true that "only Ashlyn" could have killed her precious, 2 year old daughter? Will she be...
  • Carol
    Oct 05, 2018
    The Hook Having almost given up on Hank Phillip Ryan I decided to give her one more chance. She is a woman with much to offer in addition to her career as author. I respect her in her role as journalist,TV personality, her poise, leadership qualities, carriage when speaking to a group ...
  • Lesa
    Aug 13, 2018
    I'm breaking all my own blog rules by reviewing Hank Phillippi Ryan's standalone two weeks before release date. But, Trust Me, you're going to want to pre-order this suspense novel. If it's handled correctly, this should be this summer's Gone Girl. Ryan has been on the bestseller lists...
  • Robin
    Jul 30, 2018
    I want everyone to know that it took *all* of my reading willpower not to skip ahead in this book. The story was so serpentine and tense that I could hardly stand the suspense. I hate it when that happens. OK, not really. I loved it. Very well done psychological thriller that to me was...
  • Robin
    Jun 20, 2018
    Timely, suspenseful, well crafted ? all true, and irrelevant, as this novel is impossible to put down, so as you read you may simply be inhaling Ryan?s words. It?s going back into the story that gets you really thinking. Ryan frequently uses her extensive professional background ...
  • Cari
    Jun 22, 2018
    Possibly my favorite of Hank's books. Mercer Hennessey is a reporter struggling with grief after an accident claimed the lives of her husband and small daughter. She's assigned to write a book about the case of Ashlyn Bryant, a woman accused of killing her own small daughter. It may th...
  • Jamie Rosenblit
    Jun 19, 2018
    For the love of all that is holy (books!), please give me half stars already, Goodreads!!!! This is such a true 4.5 for me that I really couldn?t decide whether to round up or down...so up it is! This was my first book by Ryan and it raises such an interesting premise about wh...
  • Debbie
    Sep 02, 2018
    Trust Me Hank Phillipi Ryan Story 4.5 Ryan?s latest tale is a page-turning, emotional rollercoaster ride, a chilling psychological thriller about lies, murder, grief and starting over that will entice and pull at heartstrings. The characters are genuine, the scenes realistic a...
  • Jo
    Oct 12, 2018
    I feel that I will be in the minority, but this book did not click with me. I was really annoyed with the main character for most of the book. I certainly knew "who dunnit" after the first part. It took 9 days to read because I kept distracting myself with other things. I gave it three...
  • Karen J
    Jul 01, 2018
    I just received AND read this thriller yesterday! Could not put it down until I fished at 1 am. Excellent writing, excruciating plot, ending....Oh My. I am an avid reader and the narration and twists in this story were amazing! Thank you for your excellent skill in bringing this reader...
  • LORI CASWELL
    Aug 24, 2018
    Dollycas?s Thoughts Former journalist Mercer Hennessey is still trying to deal with the car accident that took her husband and 3-year-old daughter when her former editor, Katherine pitches her a true-crime book idea. Ashlyn Bryant is on trial for murdering her 2-year-old daughter....
  • Debra
    Aug 30, 2018
    4.5 stars Trust Me, this book was a great psychological thriller. ?Do I ever get to start over?? Mercer Hennessey begins her days by marking off the number of days it has been since her husband, Dex and their daughter, Sophie died. She was once a journalist who decided to ...
  • Barbara
    Jun 29, 2018
    This story was a complete surprise! Just when I thought it was one thing, it became another. Plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing. This was my first by author Hank Phillippi Ryan and I am sure I'll be back for more. The main character, a journalist, is asked by her editor to...
  • LynDee
    Aug 20, 2018
    A journalist who thinks she knows the truth. A murder suspect who may or may not remember which version of events is the one that actually happened. A tense and deadly game of cat and mouse. With this stunning and twisty novel, Hank Phillipi Ryan cements her status as a master of the m...
  • Janet L.
    Jun 17, 2018
    I received an advance reader copy of this book. I have read other books by this author and was excited to read this one. ?Trust Me?, this is an awesome book with twists and turns that I didn?t see coming. You will not be disappointed if you read this book, it is well worth it! Br...
  • Linda
    Sep 24, 2018
    A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth. Hank Phillippi Ryan, you have turned my brain inside out in this one. Trust Me is like being in free-fall, tumbling and overturning again and again with no safety net in sight. Where, oh where will truth meet justice in this whiplash of...
  • Judy Collins
    Feb 17, 2018
    Q & A With the Author MIND-BENDING! Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan returns following her popular Jane Ryland series with TRUST ME ?a fresh, polished, timely, and masterfully crafted sophisticated standalone crime thriller with a killer plot twist. Her BEST yet! ...
  • Fran
    Jun 11, 2018
    Journalist Mercer Hennessey was a full time mother to daughter, Sophie, putting her career on hold. Nothing could have prepared her for the accident that took the life of lawyer husband, Dex and three year old, Sophie. Her steamy bathroom mirror displayed 442, the number of days since ...
  • Kaceey - Traveling Sister
    Oct 13, 2018
    3.75* Remember the case of Casey Anthony? The trial that held the world?s attention when she was on trial for the murder of her young daughter. The premise of this book has a strikingly parallel theme to that trial. Though the author does acknowledge that fact, often referring b...
  • Amy
    Aug 27, 2018
    Well, my mind was officially blown as soon as I finished this one, you guys know that I read a ton of thrillers and love the feeling of not knowing exactly where a story is headed, but Trust Me takes things to a new level. I changed my mind at least a hundred times about what direction...
  • Lynn
    Sep 26, 2018
    Many reviews contain the story line so I will give my reasons for the 3 star rating. I was debating a two star rating but went with the three due to the author's skill at writing. I just didn't like the book. I had trouble keeping interested with the plot. I was forcing myself to conti...
  • Woody
    Jul 18, 2018
    This was a slow read. The first section was such a slog I almost gave up. I think they could have ditched the entire first section, taken the really relevant bits and dropped them in the second section with dialogue and maybe a flashback or two. One of the main characters is so over-th...
  • Zachary
    Sep 13, 2018
    This book was so frustrating that it's a miracle I finished it. At about the 40% mark in the story I had my suspicions that this was to be an awful story and, sure enough, with the introduction of Ashlyn to Mercer in part 2 the ridiculous train started chugging. It feels like a dream m...
  • Melissa Borsey
    Sep 16, 2018
    I liked the first half of the book and was sailing through it pretty quickly and then it turned weird and I had to trudge through the remainder of it. Honestly, I would have tough time recommending it. I thank Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review this book. ...
  • Barbara Hackel
    Jul 30, 2018
    This is a book to devour as quickly as possible. To understand the depression and frame of mind brought on by the trial of a young woman accused of killing her own daughter, you must first understand Mercer, and the writer's 450+ days of exhaustion and depression before the events of t...
  • Subashini
    Aug 27, 2018
    3.5 stars. I was drawn to this book for its premise of a grief-stricken former investigative journalist writing a true crime book about a mother on trial for killing her child. There is no fast-paced action here; it's a psychological novel with a slow, steady build-up. It's less abo...
  • Tracy (The Pages In-Between)
    Jul 18, 2018
    Thank you to Hank Phillippi Ryan for sending me an ARC of this book, in exchange of an honest review. All opinions are my own.  For people like me, who were/are glued to the t.v. regarding news like Casey Anthony, Andrea Yates, Susan Smith, and the like. This book was very much pul...
  • 3 no 7
    Jul 05, 2018
    ?Trust Me? by Hank Phillippi Ryan , is a first person narrative by Mercer Hennessey, who is struggling to go on after an accident that claimed her child and her husband. ?Using one forefinger I write on the bathroom mirror...442?Four hundred forty-two days since the car accid...