In a Dark, Dark Wood
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In a Dark, Dark Wood

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In a dark, dark wood

Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back.

There was a dark, dark house

Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen do arrives. Is this a chance for Nora to finally put her past behind her?

And in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark room

But something goes wrong. Very wrong.

And in the dark, dark room....

Some things can’t stay secret for ever.

Title:In a Dark, Dark Wood
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1846558913
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:352 pages

    In a Dark, Dark Wood Reviews

  • Vegantrav
    Aug 25, 2015

    I don't think I've disliked a protagonist as much as Nora, the main character in In a Dark, Dark Wood, in ages. Earlier this year, I found Rachel, the protagonist of The Girl on the Train, to be annoy...

  • karen
    Mar 26, 2015

    this is a truly beautiful ARC, one of the nicest i've seen: it's all textured and graphically pleasing and nice to touch and hold: but the story didn't really meet my expectations. i'm giving it a th...

  • Kirsty
    Apr 11, 2015

    Honestly one of the worst books I have read this year, and I definitely cannot recommend it as a tense crime novel!!!In a Dark, Dark Wood is the antithesis of what a thriller should be. It's hugely pr...

  • Mandy Crider
    Aug 16, 2015

    3/3.5?!?!!! This book left me in such anger. The beginning was so fast and I was so sucked in and then the middle left me feeling lethargic and as if I were reading as I was walking through mud. Then ...

  • Carol
    Jul 27, 2015

    After a bachelorette (Hen) party, Lenora wakes up in a hospital bed badly bruised and confused with a bandaged head and memory loss; and when she overhears a devastating police conversation outside he...

  • Kelli
    Mar 30, 2015

    This was a mediocre story that had all the makings of something better than it was. I would describe it as a light mystery. It wasn't a thriller. It wasn't dark or scary. The voice of the narrator was...

  • Khadidja
    Feb 24, 2016

    Warning !!!!! Review may contain spoilers!Damnnnnnnnnn WTF did i just read ! OMG this is so creppy and amazing :D and mindblowing wow i’m at loss of words ! This book is a crime novel: an absorbin...

  • Sue1958
    May 01, 2015

    ** I would like to thank Random House UK, Vintage Publishing for allowing me the copy to read and review **This makes for compulsive reading.Lee is a writer, she lives on her own.Likes to run.She ge...

  • Theresa
    Apr 11, 2016

    This is a tough one. I had high expectations for "In A Dark, Dark Wood" by Ruth Ware, but I must be honest - I'm extremely disappointed with this clunky novel. I had 2 main problems. The first being, ...

  • Iris P
    Dec 06, 2016

    In a Dark, Dark WoodWhat originally lured me to this novel was the synopsis: "what should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn", good enough. Sounded ...