REVIEW: In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware



“People don’t change,” Nina said bitterly. “They just get more punctilious about hiding their true selves.”

Ruth Ware, In a Dark, Dark Wood (2015)

Nora hasn’t seen Clare since she was sixteen-years-old. Now, she’s a twenty-six year old crime writer living in London. Out of the blue she’s invited to Clare’s hen weekend at a house deep in the woods but not her wedding. She’s torn between reconnecting with her childhood friend and leaving the past behind her. Despite the ten years of silence she feels obligated to the friend who helped her through a painful break-up and with Clare’s intense maid of honour pressuring her to respond, she caves and decides to go. Continue reading “REVIEW: In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware”


DSC_1077DSC_1063I have a terrible habit of going into supermarkets to buy mundane items and coming out with things that I hadn’t intended on buying. This is a big issue in Asda, because they have a deal on their books and quite a few of them are surprisingly good. On this occassion I went to buy a fineliner and some fruit and came out with:

  1. The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson
  2. In a Dark Dark wood by Ruth Ware
  3. Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

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