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Ruth Ware
Ruth Ware grew up in Lewes, in Sussex and studied at Manchester University, before settling in North London. She has worked as a waitress, a bookseller, a teacher of English as a foreign language and a press officer. Her début thriller In a Dark, Dark Wood was an instant New York Times... show more
Ruth Ware grew up in Lewes, in Sussex and studied at Manchester University, before settling in North London. She has worked as a waitress, a bookseller, a teacher of English as a foreign language and a press officer.

Her début thriller In a Dark, Dark Wood was an instant New York Times bestseller in the US, and a Richard and Judy pick and Sunday Times bestseller in the UK. It was optioned for film by New Line Cinema with Reese Witherspoon attached to produce.
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Kat's Books
Kat's Books rated it 1 week ago
I think this may be your best yet, Ruth Ware! ‘The Turn of The Key’ ticks off all the boxes necessary to make this the perfect mystery: a protagonist who may well be going to prison for murder, an old house in Scotland that seems to be haunted but is also a marvel to be in, one that has a history ...
Kell's Reading Realm
Kell's Reading Realm rated it 2 weeks ago
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 ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 3 weeks ago
So this is probably my favorite Ruth Ware book that I have read. The other ones were missing key elements or just were not developed enough in my opinion. In "The Turn of the Key" Ware updates "The Turn of the Screw" to contemporary times. Instead of a governess, we have a live in nanny. Instead of ...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it 6 months ago
I ended up reacting to this book much as I did to Ruth Ware's Woman in Cabin 10. I felt compelled to keep listening and listening until I got to the end, but once I was done, I wondered why I'd spent all that time. The "lying game" of the title doesn't ultimately seem that significant to the cent...
EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it 8 months ago
Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyag...
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