In a Dark, Dark Wood
Someone's getting married. Someone's getting murdered. The next big thing in crime fiction -- we've had toxic marriages, this is about toxic friendships. In a dark, dark wood Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went... show more
Someone's getting married. Someone's getting murdered. The next big thing in crime fiction -- we've had toxic marriages, this is about toxic friendships. In a dark, dark wood Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. There was a dark, dark house Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare's hen do arrives. Is this a chance for Nora to finally put her past behind her? And in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark room But something goes wrong. Very wrong. And in the dark, dark room.... Some things can't stay secret for ever.
Publish date: 2016-02-23
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. "Sometimes the only thing to fear is yourself." When reclusive writer Leonora is invited to the English countryside ...
SWEDISH REVIEW En oväntad inbjudan dyker upp i den tillbakadragna författaren Noras mejl – det är barndomsvännen Clare som ska gifta sig. En av Clares väninnor håller på och organiserar en möhippa, och vill gärna att Nora kommer trots att det var åratal sedan Nora och Clare hade någon kontakt. V...
So...what happened was, the book at first was very intriguing and I liked the dynamics and it quickly fell apart. I mean it just did not stick the landing at all. I guessed at who the victim was and who the villain was and when you find out the why of things you will laugh. Or maybe that was just me...
Excellent! Much better than The Woman in Cabin 10 and I thought that was an awesome, crisp read. Definitely recommend for anyone who's read Paula Hawkins or Ruth Ware's other books.
The novel starts with our protagonist running breathless and blood-splattered through the snowy woods repeating a mans name, out of fear, or calling for help we don't know. Later, in a hospital, she has trouble piecing together what happened that weekend. Leonora receives an unexpected invitation to...