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The Turn of the Key

Ruth Ware

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Harvill
20 August 2019
Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense
IT WAS THE DREAM JOB. IT WOULD BECOME HER WORST NIGHTMARE. 'So clever and original . . . from the first gripping page to the last shocking twist' ERIN KELLY, author of He Said/She Said 'Ruth Ware just gets better and better. The Turn of the Key is her most compelling and addictive to date; I read this in a two sitting frenzy, barely able to turn the pages fast enough' Lisa Jewell, author of The People Upstairs When Rowan stumbles across the advert, it seems like too good an opportunity to miss- a live-in nanny position, with a very generous salary. And when she arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten by the luxurious 'smart' home fitted out with all modern conveniences by a picture-perfect family. What she doesn't know is that she's stepping into a nightmare - one that will end with a child dead and her in cell awaiting trial for murder. She knows she's made mistakes. But she's not guilty - at least not of murder. Which means someone else is... 'Will hold you captive until the brilliant ending' SHARI LAPENA, author of Someone We Know Full of chilling menace and sinister secrets, The Turn of the Key is a gripping modern-day haunted house novel that will keep you reading through the night. Everyone loves Ruth Ware's binge-worthy psychological thrillers- 'The queen of creepy crime' Metro 'Eerie and tense, this left me so spooked that I slept with the light on!' Prima 'Powerfully atmospheric, unguessably twisty...I devoured it' Louise Candlish, bestselling author of Our House 'Dark and dramatic...part murder mystery, part family drama, altogether riveting' A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window 'Creepy, engrossing, and oh-so-hard to put down' JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before 'One of the best thriller writers around' Independent 'Agatha Christie meets The Girl on the Train' The Sun 'Dark, unsettling, brilliant' HEAT 'Deliciously dark and spooky' Sunday Mirror
By:   Ruth Ware
Imprint:   Harvill
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   428g
ISBN:   9781787300446
ISBN 10:   1787300447
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   20 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ruth Ware is an international number one bestseller. Her thrillers In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10 and The Lying Game were smash hits, and she has appeared on bestseller lists around the world, including the Sunday Times and New York Times. The film rights to all three books have been optioned and she is published in more than 40 languages. Ruth lives near Brighton with her family. Visit www.ruthware.com to find out more.

Reviews for The Turn of the Key

So clever and original . . . Pure suspense, from the first gripping page to the last shocking twist -- Erin Kelly A ghost story for the twenty-first century, a propulsive gothic thriller with characters you'll really care about. With this book, Ruth Ware proves she's the true heir to Wilkie Collins. Creepy, engrossing, and oh-so-hard to put down -- JP Delaney Diabolically clever. Twisty and creepy, THE TURN OF THE KEY is Ruth Ware's best book yet. Read with a blanket nearby, because you will get shivers up your spine -- Riley Sager The Turn of the Key is a brilliantly crafted, chilling suspense thriller. Clues are seeded through the tale like poisonous plants that you only recognise when it's far too late. Trust no one in this novel except Ruth Ware - she has come up with a totally compelling tale once again A masterclass in tension!


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