The Friday 56 hosted by Freda’ s Voicehttp://www.fredasvoice.com/.  The idea is to post a teaser from page 56 of the book you are reading and share a link to your post. Find details and the Linky for your Friday 56 post on Freda’s Voice.

 

“Because–” She took a deep breath, and I was astonished to realize that she was nervous. It was hard to process. I’d never seen her anything less than totally self-possessed; even at age five, she’d had a stare that could make the most hardened teacher melt, or wilt–whichever she chose. It was, I suppose, why we’d been friends, in a strange way. She had what I craved: that all-encompassing self-possession. Even standing in her shadow I’d felt stronger. But not anymore.

 

 

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In a Dark, Dark WoodPaperback – April 19, 2016 by Ruth Ware

From the Publisher.AUTHOR OF THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

An NPR Best Book of the Year, 2015

A ShelfAwareness Best Book of the Year, 2015

An Entertainment Weekly Summer Books Pick

A Buzzfeed “31 Books to Get Excited About this Summer” Pick

A Publishers Weekly “Top Ten Mysteries and Thrillers” Pick

A BookReporter Summer Reading Pick

A New York Post “Best Novels to Read this Summer” Pick

A Shelf Awareness “Book Expo America 2015 Buzz Book” Pick

What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller.

Sometimes the only thing to fear…is yourself.

When reclusive writer Leonora is invited to the English countryside for a weekend away, she reluctantly agrees to make the trip. But as the first night falls, revelations unfold among friends old and new, an unnerving memory shatters Leonora’s reserve, and a haunting realization creeps in: the party is not alone in the woods.

 

Biography

Ruth Ware grew up in Sussex, on the south coast of England. She has worked as a waitress, a bookseller, a teacher of English as a foreign language and a press officer. She now lives in North London with her family.

Her début thriller, In a Dark, Dark Wood, was a New York Times bestseller, and has been optioned for film by New Line Cinema.

The follow up, The Woman in Cabin Ten, is due out July 19th.

Follow her on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ruthwarewriter.

Find her on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ruthwarewriter.

 

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