Hallie Ephron

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Hallie Ephron

Hallie Ephron (born March 1948) is an American novelist, book reviewer, journalist, and writing teacher. She is the author of six acclaimed novels. Her novel Never Tell a Lie was a finalist for the Mary Higgins Clark Award and won the David Award for Best Novel of 2009. In 2011, it was made into a Lifetime television movie entitled And Baby Will Fall, starring Anastasia Griffith, Brendan Fehr, and Clea DuVall.

Ephron's newest publication, Come and Find Me, was released in April 2011 by William Morrow and Company.[1] Her how-to book, Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock ‘Em Dead with Style, was nominated for a 2006 Edgar Award. She is also the award-winning crime fiction book reviewer for the Boston Globe and teaches fiction writing at writing conferences.[2][3] Ephron is a contributor to The Writer magazine and reviews crime fiction for the Boston Globe.


Personal background

Hallie Ephron was born in Los Angeles, California, to parents Henry and Phoebe Ephron, both east-coast born and raised screenwriters. She is the sister of Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, and Amy Ephron. She is married and has two daughters.

Published works

Suspense novels


Dr. Peter Zak mystery series

Written by Hallie Ephron and Donald Davidoff under the name "G. H. Ephron"


  1. ^ http://www.harpercollins.com/books/Never-Tell-Lie-Hallie-Ephron/?isbn=9780061567162
  2. ^ "Hallie Ephron on Her Own", Publisher's Weekly, 2008. 255, no. 46: 36-36.
  3. ^ Rigney, M. "WD Interview: Hallie Ephron", The Writer's Digest, 2002. no. Sep: 36-37.

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