Ruth Ware grew up in Lewes, in East 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. Married, with two small children, In a Dark, Dark Wood is her debut thriller.
Ruth Ware recommends
"Kept me guessing and re-guessing all the way to its inexorable conclusion."
The Woman Next Door (2016)
"Had me gripped from first page to last."
The River At Night (2017)
"Raw, relentless and heart-poundingly real, this book knocked me off my feet like a river in flood."
A Dangerous Crossing (2017)
"A gorgeously atmospheric read, prepare to be transported . . ."
He Said / She Said (2017)
"A tour de force-a gripping, twisting, furiously clever read that asks all the right questions, and keeps you guessing until the very end. I loved it."
It's Always the Husband (2017)
"A page-turning whodunnit that will speak to anyone who's ever had a frenemy."
Every Last Lie (2017)
"A page-turning whodunit, and a moving account of grief."
Here and Gone (2017)
"An almost unbearably tense nail-biter of a novel. Cancel all your plans and settle in for the ride…"
Our Little Secret (2017)
"A cracking read. Our Little Secret builds to a deliciously dark conclusion."
The Echo Killing (2018)
"The Echo Killing won me over utterly, from its lush southern setting to the determined vulnerable Harper and her dogged search for the truth."
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