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3.76 out of 53.76 out of 53.76 out of 53.76 out of 53.76 out of 5 3.76 (22 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ruth Ware Narrator: Imogen Church Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2016 ISBN: 9781508217749
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER

FROM THE AUTHOR OF IN A DARK, DARK WOOD

Featured in TheSkimm

An Entertainment Weekly “Summer Must List” Pick

A New York Post “Summer Must-Read” Pick

Included in Summer Book Guides from Bustle, Oprah.com, PureWow, and USA TODAY


From New York Times bestselling author of the “twisty-mystery” (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark Wood, comes The Woman in Cabin 10, an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware—this time, set at sea.

In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first, Lo’s stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, gray skies fall, and Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for—and so, the ship sails on as if nothing has happened, despite Lo’s desperate attempts to convey that something (or someone) has gone terribly, terribly wrong…

With surprising twists, spine-tingling turns, and a setting that proves as uncomfortably claustrophobic as it is eerily beautiful, Ruth Ware offers up another taut and intense read in The Woman in Cabin 10—one that will leave even the most sure-footed reader restlessly uneasy long after the last page is turned. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[A] neck-tingling tale.”

    Marie Claire

  • “With a flawed but likeable heroine, and a fast moving plot, it makes for a stylish thriller.” (Sunday Mirror)

    Sunday Mirror (London)

  • Cabin 10 just may do to cruise vacations what Jaws did to ocean swimming. You’ll be afraid to go out on the water.”

    Minneapolis Star-Tribune

  • “A great modern whodunit!”

    New York Post

  • “A gripping maritime psychological thriller that will keep readers spellbound. The intense final chapters just might induce heart palpitations.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “Imogen Church narrates Lo’s story…Church’s powerful yet understated narration perfectly captures Lo’s desperate emotional state when no one believes her…Through her effective use of tone, Church maintains an atmosphere of ambiguity and subtle paranoia. Winner of AudioFIle Earphones Award.”

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  • A Bustle Pick for Great Summer Reads
  • An Oprah Pick for Summer Reading
  • An Entertainment Weekly “Must Read” Selection
  • On the New York Post’s “Required Reading” List for Summer Reads
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Diana Woodall | 8/6/2017

    " The story was good to read, but some of the characters I didn't care for, such as Cynthia and Graham (? spelling) the next door neighbor couple. They were a bit freaky! Actually none of the characters interested me very much. The ending was also a bit strange. "

  • 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Mason | 7/25/2017

    " This book is a bit long but get to the end! The last 2 hours are the best part! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 craig | 5/21/2017

    " good story. enjoyed the mystery. Imogen church is an awesome narrator. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Diane | 4/11/2017

    " I haven't finished listening to this book, but it is bugging me so much that I just had to write a review. The heroine goes into a panic about everything & then drinks like a fish. The narrator does all the voices in the book and her make voices are unbearable to listen to and all the men sound the same whether they are from Brooklyn, NY, a Scandinavian country, or the U.K. It's tough to listen to. Hard to believe that an adult woman wouldn't know that a luxury cruise liner has cabin staff that would have hung up her robe, but instead, of course she went into a panic over it. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 swerwega | 4/8/2017

    " This book almost put me to sleep. The plot is not interesting enough to keep your attention and drags on and on! Boring wasted descriptions of thoughts. "

  • 3.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 5 Leni | 4/1/2017

    " I was looking for a mystery book. Unfortunately, although the basic mystery plot of this book is intriguing, it is hard to identify with the heroine who is an alcoholic, hopeless young woman.  The mystery part of the book covers about one third of it. For the rest, you have to suffer through long treatises on the heroine's feelings of fear, panic and self-loathing. The most common self- characterization of the heroine is 'stupid.’  I stuck through the end of the book for two reasons: because I paid for it and because the narrator is so good she makes it almost tolerable. "

  • 4.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 5 K K | 10/25/2016

    " I love a good plot twist! If you liked Girl on the Train, Gone Girl or Ruth Ware's other book In a Dark Dark Wood, you'll enjoy this one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 cheryl | 10/8/2016

    " I enjoy the Millhone series. Some people have said that these books are good, but 'predictable', but I find enjoyment listening to them as Sue Grafton is a very good writer with a mystery to tell. Kinsey is a likeable character with each book expanding somewhat on her personality. I also appreciate a good mystery that isn't laced with foul language with every other word. Makes my ears hurt. "

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About the Narrator

Imogen Church trained as an actress at the Drama Centre London, under Christopher Fettes, Yat Malmgren, and Reuven Adiv. Since graduating, she has worked extensively in theater, film, commercials, and comedy sketch work, and she also works regularly as a voice artist. As a screenwriter, her first screenplay won the 2009 award for Best Feature Screenplay at the Reel Women Film Festival in Los Angeles.