In a dark, dark woodNora 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 houseUntil, out of the blue, an invitation to Clares 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 roomBut something goes wrong. Very wrong.And in the dark, dark room.... Some things cant stay secret for ever....
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In a Dark, Dark Wood Reviews
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I haven’t been able to break the “10 reviews behind” mark these last couple of months and since this one already has 10,000 it probably doesn’t need whatever idiocy I can spew out about it to help sell more copies, so I’m going to barf out something real quick here in order to (hopefully) not spend the first half of 2018 trying to play catch up.
In A Dark Dark Wood is a book that I spent the better part of the year waiting for ...more
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 annoying and very unlikable, but I didn't hate her.
To be fair, I didn't hate Nora so much as find myself repulsed by her. She is a 26-year-old woman who is still haunted by and distraught over a break-up that happened when she was 16. Yes, 16! What kind of loser is so affected by an adolescent relations ...more
After reading and reviewing The Woman in Cabin 10, I was intrigued enough by Ruth Ware's writing to seek out her debut novel. Overall, it was an okayish read for my Saturday morning and I did gulp it down in one sitting, but I cannot say that I was scared in any way. I guess I don't really understand why a person( Nora) would accept the invitation( from Flo) to attend the hen party(bachelorette party) for a girl (Clare) that she hasn't seen or talked to since high school.
Nor do I really under ...more
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 predictable, very slow paced, has big plot holes, and was downright boring.
I found the writing style to be quite amateurish, and the characters very immature and one dimensional. These women are supposed to be adults, and in their mid to late twenties - yet they came across as judgemental, bitchy, und ...more
I thought this book would be a thriller and dark. Instead it turned out to boring and the characters were chatty and got on my nerves. Instead of calling it a "Hen" party, it sound have been called a "Bitch" party. All of the ladies were bitchy and mean. The chapters are short but the book still felt like it was a long read. Nothing really happened until about mid way. Which by than I was so over the characters that I did not care what happened to them. I jumped to the last few chapters of the b ...more
".....We all looked, reading over her shoulder as she turned the page slowly this way and that, reading the curved spiral of writing.
M m mmmmurderrrrrrrrrrrer"
I liked this book, but I did not love it.
I could put it down, and walk away, and not even think about it until I picked it up again.
Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. So Nora (actually Leonora, who used to be Lee) is somewhat surprised to receive an invitation from someon ...more
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 absorbing, genious thriller in which, halfway through, a big twist upends everything. (Spoiler alert: I plan to discuss that twist below.)
The story is being told by Nora’s POV she is an author , insecure woman haunted by her past , one day she recieved an Email from Flo inviting her to clare’s wedding , the ...more
A creepy hen-party, a few unlikely invitees. A secret agenda. A spooky glass house. An atmospheric forest.
Psychological thriller: yes
A middle-of-the-road novel. A good read, and for some, a surprising ending. But I saw the ending coming in the beginning. The drawn-out denouement was annoyingly contrived - to keep the suspense up was just too obvious. And the so-called secret was also clear from the start. Yawn.
And that's it. N ...more