THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER
A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB CHOICESHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS' BOOK OF THE YEAR'This year's hottest crime novel'
IndependentNora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back. Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare's hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage - the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend, to put the past behind her. But something goes wrong. Very wrong.And as secrets and lies unravel, out in the dark, dark wood the past will finally catch up with Nora.'Genuinely chilling and totally compulsive'
Guardian'You won't be able to put down this creepy page-turner'
Closer'A tense, terrifying novel'
Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go
The twisting new thriller from international sensation Ruth Ware, author of Sunday Times bestsellers In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10
'Another heart-stopping belter of a thriller from an epic talent'
HeatThe text message arrives in the small hours of the morning: I need you.Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her.Isa and her three best friends used to play the Lying Game, competing to convince people of outrageous stories. Now, after seventeen years of hiding the truth, something terrible has been found on the beach. The friends' darkest secret is about to come to light...'I could not put this book down'
REESE WITHERSPOON'Atmospheric, mysterious, gripping'
'The Death of Mrs Westaway is Ruth Ware's best: a dark and dramatic thriller, part murder mystery, part family drama, altogether riveting' AJ FINN, bestselling author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOWWhen Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she's inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. She owes money to a loan shark and the threats are getting increasingly aggressive: she needs to get her hands on some cash fast. There's just one problem - Hal's real grandparents died more than twenty years ago. The letter has been sent to the wrong person. But Hal knows that the cold-reading techniques she's honed as a seaside fortune teller could help her con her way to getting the money. If anyone has the skills to turn up at a stranger's funeral and claim a bequest they're not entitled to, it's her. Hal makes a choice that will change her life for ever. But once she embarks on her deception, there is no going back. She must keep going or risk losing everything, even her life...The brand new psychological thriller from the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10.
THE SUNDAY TIMES & NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the bestselling author of Richard and Judy pick In A Dark, Dark Wood comes Ruth Ware's new compulsive page-turner.'Agatha Christie meets The Girl on the Train'
This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship.A chance for travel journalist Lo Blacklock to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge of collapse.Except things don't go as planned.Woken in the night by screams, Lo rushes to her window to see a body thrown overboard from the next door cabin. But the records show that no-one ever checked into that cabin, and no passengers are missing from the boat.Exhausted and emotional, Lo has to face the fact that she may have made a mistake - either that, or she is now trapped on a boat with a murderer...'Agatha Christie meets The Girl on the Train in this stupendously good read... Scary and unsettling, it's' edge-of-your-seat stuff' The Sun'A rollicking page-turner that reads like Agatha Christie got together with Paula Hawkins to crowdsource a really fun thriller' Stylist
'A tense, moody drama set on a press trip that goes horribly wrong... Ware has produced a fantastic variation on the woman-in-peril theme, with a plucky protagonist and a brilliantly claustrophobic setting' Sunday TimesNow available for pre-order: Ruth Ware's brand new psychological thriller, The Death of Mrs Westaway. Coming June 2018.