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Ruth Ware

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Ruth Ware grew up in Sussex, on the south coast of England. After graduating from Manchester University she moved to Paris, 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. She is married with two small children, and In a Dark, Dark Wood is her début thriller.

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Average rating: 3.72 · 861,151 ratings · 81,130 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Woman in Cabin 10

3.70 avg rating — 348,823 ratings — published 2016 — 98 editions
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In a Dark, Dark Wood

3.70 avg rating — 209,574 ratings — published 2015 — 10 editions
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The Death of Mrs. Westaway

3.81 avg rating — 96,797 ratings — published 2018 — 69 editions
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The Lying Game

3.52 avg rating — 100,157 ratings — published 2017 — 66 editions
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The Turn of the Key

3.94 avg rating — 104,461 ratings — published 2019 — 43 editions
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The Tale of Mrs Westaway

4.11 avg rating — 559 ratings2 editions
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One by One

4.01 avg rating — 520 ratings — expected publication 2020 — 13 editions
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Huis te koop

3.27 avg rating — 190 ratings3 editions
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Merry Christmas, Steve

3.74 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2019
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“People don’t change,” Nina said bitterly. “They just get more punctilious about hiding their true selves.”
Ruth Ware, In a Dark, Dark Wood

“My friend Erin says we all have demons inside us, voices that whisper we're no good, that if we don't make this promotion or ace that exam we'll reveal to the world exactly what kind of worthless sacks of skin and sinew we really are Maybe that's true. Maybe mine just have louder voices.”
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“A lie can outlast any truth.”
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