Back in February, I read In A Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware and shared about it over here. I loved the twists and turns that Ruth took the reader on and when I was told that she had come out with another book, I couldn't resist. Thanks to Ruth Ware's publishing company, they happily sent both Cat and I her new book, The Woman In Cabin 10 after seeing my post about her first book. The Woman In Cabin 10 definitely didn't disappoint. These Resource Girls have both found ourselves on sunny vacations in the last month, so we were craving thrilling reads that kept our interest long enough to keep us in a beach chair with a cocktail in hand. This book was definitely that and then some.
As the book starts off, Lo finds herself the victim of a break-in. As anyone would be, she's petrified. She doesn't have much time to come to terms with all that's happened though because a day after said break-in her boss is sending her off on a fancy, intimate cruise experience for work. Lo works as a journalist for a travel magazine and is part of an elite group of guests picked to board The Aurora for a one of a kind experience around the North Sea. The cruise quickly takes a turn for the worst when Lo is the only witness to a crime aboard the ship. A woman, she had just seen hours earlier, was thrown overboard. The only kicker is, all passengers and crew members are accounted for. Lo finds herself investigating, and not quietly I might add, what happened. Quickly crew members and guests start to question her sanity all the while Lo finds herself trapped in someone' else's game. The book takes you on quite a few twists and turns and has you questioning everyone Lo talks with while aboard.
So, what really happened? I guess you'll juts have to read it.
If you find yourself poolside this summer, in need of a good who dun'it, then pre-order The Woman In Cabin 10 through our link below. It's set to release July 19th. Just don't forget to apply that extra layer of sunscreen when you can't put the book down!
Discussion Questions ||
1. Have you ever been a victim of a crime or break-in? Could you put yourself in Lo's shoes?
2. Was there any time in the book that you questioned Lo herself, whether she truly was going a little crazy? Or did you sympathize with her? Why or why not?
3. As you read the book who did you think was the main suspect? Did it change over time?
4. Did you think she would make it off the boat? Were you emphatically reading nonstop like I was throughout the part where she was held captive?
5. What were your thoughts by the end? Was there a time throughout the book you thought about her boyfriend and family and what they must have been going through?