Ruth Ware is a British author known for her psychological crime thriller books such as The Woman in Cabin 10. That book and her other books have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list and her novel In A Dark, Dark Wood was optioned by New Line Cinema to be a major motion picture.

Ruth grew up in Lewes, Sussex before heading to Manchester University where she studied English. She wrote a few books early in her career under the pen name Ruth Warbarton which were in the young adult fantasy romance genre. Ware’s writing has been compared to the great Agatha Christie as her books often see ordinary women forced into extraordinary situations involving a crime.

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

In a Dark, Dark Wood(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Woman in Cabin 10(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lying Game(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Death of Mrs. Westaway(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witch Books (as Ruth Warburton)

A Witch in Winter(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Witch In Love(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Witch Alone(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witch Finder Books (as Ruth Warburton)

Witch Finder(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Witch Hunt(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


If You Like Ruth Ware Books, You’ll Love…

In A Dark, Dark Wood was Ware’s first book and a big hit upon it’s release. A reclusive writer accepts an invitation for a weekend away at an English cottage. She was reluctant to accept, but ends up going and there are revelations among her friends that have her regretting that. A memory comes back to her and shakes her to the core, while the realization that the party is not alone in the woods threatens to do much more.

She followed that book up with The Woman in Cabin 10. This book follow Lo Blacklock, a travel magazine writer, who is invited on a luxury cruise. The weather and views are spectacular, a great vacation, but all of that changes when she witnesses the horrifying crime of a woman being throw overboard in the middle of the sea. The only issue is that all of the passengers are accounted for and nobody seems to believe her story. Lo knows that something has gone very wrong and she’ll have to figure it out herself.

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