In a Dark, Dark Wood (Paperback)

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Sometimes there is a reason you are no longer friends with your childhood classmates. Nora is pressured into attending a bachelorette party for an old friend, who just happens to be marrying Nora’s old flame. Set in an isolated cabin during a snow storm, a murder occurs and the party becomes a game of survival. The atmosphere in the cabin is as ominous as its title: surrounded by glass, visible to anything out in the dark, dark woods. Bring your own hot cocoa and settle down for a good read.

— Rosa, New Jersey

September 2015 Indie Next List


“This book has all the trappings of a good English mystery -- an approaching storm, an isolated house, mysterious footprints, and a group of relative strangers all locked in together. Ware's characters are playfully crafted, and just as you think they're becoming a cliche, they do something totally unexpected. In a Dark, Dark Wood is a titillating exploration of the classic tropes, layered with the complex style and hard edges found in the best modern thrillers. Highly recommended!”
— Kelsey Myers (E), Old Firehouse Books, Fort Collins, CO

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AUTHOR OF THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
An NPR Best Book of the Year, 2015
A ShelfAwareness Best Book of the Year, 2015
An Entertainment Weekly Summer Books Pick
A Buzzfeed "31 Books to Get Excited About this Summer" Pick
A Publishers Weekly "Top Ten Mysteries and Thrillers" Pick
A BookReporter Summer Reading Pick
A New York Post "Best Novels to Read this Summer" Pick
A Shelf Awareness "Book Expo America 2015 Buzz Book" Pick
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 for a weekend away, she reluctantly agrees to make the trip. But as the first night falls, revelations unfold among friends old and new, an unnerving memory shatters Leonora's reserve, and a haunting realization creeps in: the party is not alone in the woods.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781501112331
ISBN-10: 1501112333
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
Publication Date: April 19th, 2016
Pages: 352
Language: English