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THE SUNDAY TIMES & NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A passenger is missing. But was she ever on board at all? From the bestselling author of Richard and Judy pick In A Dark, Dark Wood comes Ruth Ware's next compulsive page-turner

THE SUNDAY TIMES & NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From 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'
The Sun

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 Times

Reviews

Agatha Christie meets The Girl on the Train in this stupendously good read… Scary and unsettling, it’s edge-of-your-seat stuff

Sun on Sunday

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

Joan Smith, Sunday Times

A rollicking page-turner that reads like Agatha Christie got together with Paula Hawkins to crowdsource a really fun thriller

Stylist

A fantastic read. A fog-enshrouded cruise ship, a twisty puzzle of a murder mystery reminiscent of Agatha Christie, and unrelenting suspense. Batten down the hatches and prepare to read it in one sitting!

Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door

The Woman in Cabin 10 is an edge-of-your-seat thriller full of great characters and twists

Reese Witherspoon

[It] channels Agatha Christie’s murders at sea in a satisfying contemporary direction.

Mark Lawson, Guardian, Book of the Year

Taut and provocative

Independent

This atmospheric thriller will have you gripped

Closer

Ware's virtues are gloriously old-fashioned: an ability to combine a sense of menace with the lightness of touch...and sharp prose.

Sunday Express

I absolutely swallowed it whole; she takes that classic golden-age premise of a locked room and turns it into something completely right for the twenty-first century

Erin Kelly

A deeply intriguing slow-burn mystery that has you wondering if anyone can be trusted. Ware draws you in deep and holds you tight until the very end. Fantastic

S.J.I. Holliday

A claustrophobic page-turner that'll have you suspecting everyone. Agatha Christie for the Whatsapp generation

Tammy Cohen, author of When She Was Bad

The Woman in Cabin 10 is a deliciously compulsive read. At once up-to-the-minute and timeless, it blends classic suspense writing with twenty-first-century twists and turns. A book to keep you reading late into the night and leave your mind and pulse racing long after the final page

Ann Morgan, author of Beside Myself

A compelling thriller… It gave me nightmares – but only in the way a juicy thriller ought to do.

Running in Heels

All the glamour of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express with a titanic dose of intrigue and mystery… fast and addictive and will keep you guessing until the very end

T.R. Richmond, author of What She Left

A dark and gripping thriller that will enchant readers

Sarah Ward, author of In Bitter Chill

A tense, twisty delight that powers along at a heart rattling pace

Angela Clarke, author of Follow Me

Agatha Christie-style whodunit… With a flawed but likeable heroine, and a fast moving plot, it makes for a stylish thriller.

Deirdre O'Brien, Sunday Mirror

[An] engrossing holiday read.

Breda Brown, Irish Independent

I was absolutely gripped the whole way through the book, and I couldn't go to sleep until I found out how it ended! I definitely recommend it!

Milk and Nappies

If you know someone that loved Gone Girl or The Girl on the Train then this is certainly the book for them. This was a holiday read for me a few months back and it really gripped me.

Makeup Savvy, Book of the Year

If you like your thrillers pacy, intriguing and well handled, then The Woman in Cabin 10is a good option… A catchy, captivating mystery.

Sunday Business Post, Book of the Year

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099598237

    April 3, 2017

    Vintage

    352 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781910701843

    August 29, 2016

    Harvill Secker

    352 pages

    RRP $30.00

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  • Hardback

    9781846558900

    July 15, 2016

    Harvill Secker

    352 pages

    RRP $40.00

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  • EBook

    9781473512337

    June 30, 2016

    Vintage Digital

    352 pages

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    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
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Also by Ruth Ware

The Lying Game
In a Dark, Dark Wood

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