The Woman in Cabin 10

Fancy a gripping suspense thriller you could read straight through on a cold afternoon? Turn to an author who is fast gaining a reputation for serving up the goods – Ruth Ware. Her latest title is The Woman in Cabin 10. The summary is as follows. Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine is recovering from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge of collapse. Then, happily, she is given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. At first, Lo’s stay is nothing but pleasant. The cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, ice cold winds whip the deck, grey skies muffle the light. Then Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a nightmare – a woman being thrown overboard. Mysteriously, all passengers remain accounted for—and so, the ship sails on as if nothing has happened, despite Lo’s desperate attempts to convey that something has gone horribly wrong.
In classic suspense fiction style this novel is full of twists and surprises. The setting proves as uncomfortably claustrophobic as it is eerily beautiful. Leave Lanark behind for a time, and go for a little cruise.


Ruth Ware ( grew up in Sussex. 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. In a Dark, Dark Wood ( was her début thriller.



352 pages in Vintage paperback

First published 2016

ISBN  978-0099598237



Ruth Ware

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