The Turn of the Key




      The Turn of the Key
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the 1New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and The Death of Mrs Westaway comes Ruth Ware s highly anticipated fifth novel.When she stumbles across the ad, she s looking for something else completely But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss a live in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary And when Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten by the luxurious smart home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and by this 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 herself in prison awaiting trial for murder Writing to her lawyer from prison, she struggles to explain the unravelling events that led to her incarceration It wasn t just the constant surveillance from the cameras installed around the house, or the malfunctioning technology that woke the household with booming music, or turned the lights off at the worst possible time It wasn t just the girls, who turned out to be a far cry from the immaculately behaved model children she met at her interview It wasn t even the way she was left alone for weeks at a time, with no adults around apart from the enigmatic handyman, Jack Grant It was everything She knows she s made mistakes She admits that she lied to obtain the post, and that her behavior toward the children wasn t always ideal She s not innocent, by any means But, she maintains, she s not guilty at least not of murder Which means someone else is Full of spellbinding menace and told in Ruth Ware s signature suspenseful style, The Turn of the Key is an unputdownable thriller from the Agatha Christie of our time. Read The Turn of the Key – heartforum.co.uk

Ruth Ware grew up in Sussex, on the south coast of England 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 She is married with two small children, and In a Dark, Dark Wood is her d but thriller.Find her on twitter at www.twitter.com ruthwarewriter, on facebook at www.facebook.com ruthwarewriter or via her website www.ruthware.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 337 pages
  • The Turn of the Key
  • Ruth Ware
  • English
  • 25 March 2018
  • 1501188771

10 thoughts on “ The Turn of the Key

  1. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    AUGUST 2019 BOTM SELECTIONDear Mr Wrexham,You have no idea how many times I have started this letter and screwed up the resulting mess, but I ve realized there is no magic formula here There is no way I can make you listen to my case So I m just going to have to do my best to set things out However long it takes, however much I mess this up, I m just going to keep going and tell the truth And so begins our tale I m sure that, unless you ve been walking around with your eyes closed and AUGUST 2019 BOTM SELECTIONDear Mr Wrexham,You have no idea how many times I have started this letter and screwed up the resulting mess, but I ve reali...

  2. Emily (Books with Emily Fox) says:

    This is my third book by the author so by this point I know she s great at creating an atmosphere, a creepy ambiance.New nanny working for a family living in a remote house in Scotland Past nannies leaving after the house seems haunted with its dark history and secrets you get it It was interesting, even a bit unique since the main character wasn t likeable and that the format is through letters she s writ...

  3. Emily May says:

    I am telling you the truth The unvarnished, ugly truth And it is all that It is unpolished and unpleasant, and I don t pretend I acted like an angel But I didn t kill anyone I just fucking didn t. This wasn t bad, but it was nowhere near as good as I was expecting from an author like Ruth Ware The protagonist, Rowan Caine, stumbles upon an opportunity that she considers amazing and I would consider an absolute nightmare a live in nanny to four children, including one baby and one bratty I am telling you the truth The unvarnished, ugly truth And it is all that It is unpolished and unpleasant, and I don t pretend I acted like an angel But I didn t kill anyone I just fucking didn t. This wasn t bad, but it was nowhere near as good as I was expecting from an author like Ruth Ware The protagonist, Rowan Caine, stumbles upon an opportunity that she considers amazing and I would consider an absolute nightmare a live in nanny to four children, including one baby and one bratty teenager On top of this, she s staying in the high tech Heatherbrae House a refurbished smart home with constant surveillan...

  4. Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Four okay I loved it, it freaked me out, gave me enough chills, my all nails are shorter, oh wait a second I don t have nails any and my arms are covered with stress bites, my hair is in the air, you made a great job Ruth Ware, I wanted to clap but my hands are still shaking stars Lalalala here s my 200th book of this year Look what we have on the menu A na ve nanny who has little secrets is now in the jail, waiting for murder trail Creepy Victorian haunted house A big surrounded by Four okay I loved it, it freaked me out, gave me enough chills, my all nails are shorter, oh wait a second I don t have nails any and my arms are covered with stress bites, my hair is in the air, you made a great job Ruth Ware, I wanted to clap but my hands are still shaking stars Lalalala here s my 200th book of this year Look what we have on the menu A na ve nann...

  5. Meredith says:

    A nanny in jail accused of murdering one of the children in her care This is her story When Rowan, a young nanny who lives in London, comes across for an ad seeking a nanny to live in a remote area of Scotland, it sounds too good to be true The pay is high, the house is beautiful, and the family seems lovely She is warned that previous nannies have quit due to the house being haunted Rowan doesn t believe in ghosts, so she pays no heed to the warning She is hired for the position and packs A nanny in jail accused of murdering one of the children in her care This is her story When Rowan, a young nanny who lives in London, comes across for an ad seeking a nanny to live in a remote area of Scotland, it sounds too good to be true The pay is high, the house is beautiful, and the family seems lovely She is warned that previous nannies have quit due to the house being haunted Rowan doesn t believe in ghosts, so she pays no heed to the warning She...

  6. Mary Beth *Traveling Sister* says:

    In the beginning of the book, Rowan is writing a letter to Mr Wexham, begging for him to help her She tells him that she is innocent of a crime of murder that she did not commit and that she needs his assistance with her trial that is coming up soon He is a lawyer and she wants him to prove her innocence.There is an old house located in a remote area in the middle of nowhere in the Scottish Highlands Rowan becomes a nanny for a family of three children in this creepy estate The house has a In the beginning of the book, Rowan is writing a letter to Mr Wexham, begging for him to help her She tells him that she is innocent of a crime of murder that she did not commit and that she needs his assistance with her trial that is coming up soon He is a lawyer and she wants him to prove her innocence.There is an old house located in a remote area in the middle of nowhere in the Scottish Highlands Rowan becomes a nanny for a family of three children in this creepy estate The house has a haunted past Other nannies left and the family has a hard time keeping nannies The house has everything that you can imagine and Rowan is getting paid very well It is...

  7. Chelsea (chelseadolling reads) says:

    I had low expectations for this because I had heard such mixed things about Ruth Ware, but this was SO GOOD It took so many of the classic thriller components but made them feel fresh and new and I m a big fan I cannot wait to see what Ruth comes up with next.

  8. Melanie says:

    wow she really bamboozled me twice we stan 3 Blog Instagram Twitter Tumblr Youtube Twitch

  9. Paromjit says:

    This is Ruth Ware s latest offering, a chiller of a psychological thriller with its central protagonist, 24 year old Rowan Caine working in childcare in London She is looking for another post when she come across an incredible job as a live in Nanny for the Elincourt family, the parents Bill and Sandra are architects, living in the remote Scottish Highlands, and the pay for the post is unbelievable If there is one thing you should beware of, it is that if a job sounds to be too good to be This is Ruth Ware s latest offering, a chiller of a psycho...

  10. Norma * Traveling Sister and proud Grandma!!! says:

    Creepy, suspenseful, mysterious THE TURN OF THE KEY by RUTH WARE is a compelling, dark, twisted, and haunting mystery thriller that immediately sucked me in and had me totally absorbed within this tale.Right from the very start there is this intense sense of foreboding that definitely makes this quite the gripping book to read..it is a slow burn and the intensity level slowly increases as the story progresses I absolutely loved the creepy modern gothic vibe going on here and RUTH WARE Creepy, suspenseful, mysterious THE TURN OF THE KE...

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