The Woman in Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10

Large Print - 2016
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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.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning,, 2016
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781410491510
141049151X
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 517 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
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Alternative Title: Woman in cabin ten

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blor028
Jul 23, 2019

It was ok, I didn't like the main character. I didn't really like the plot either, it didn't really make sense and some of the things that happened in the first part of the book connected with the rest of the story. I don't understand the hype with this book. Mediocre at best, not a page turner.

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llocas
Jul 17, 2019

I kept reading it because I wanted to see the end. I thought the main character was a bit of a scatterbrained bimbo. She knows she shouldn't do something, but does it any! The author fast tracked the ending. I won't bother reading her other book.

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nalahblueberry5
Jul 09, 2019

It does what it's supposed to do; entertain you for a while without requiring a PhD. Really annoying protagonist, could have cared less about all the characters, totally unrealistic and I skipped over a lot of the "end" which was duller than dull, but I usually have low expectations for mystery novels anyway. I've read worse.

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danbrianne
Jun 28, 2019

LOVE the way this author writes. So easy to get into a groove. This story was a real page-turner for me. I've picked up several of her stories, since!

Agree that the ending was a bit rushed. The protagonist, a young journalist, is not an appealing character, I found her neurosis tiresome and her interactions with her boyfriends were peevish. Nevertheless, great plot and a great book to take on a cruise.

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smarie255
Apr 23, 2019

Loved it! This is the second book I have read by Ruth Ware, and it was an excellent book that kept me on the edge of my seat.

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Liveatthebeach123
Apr 20, 2019

A woman begins to doubt her sanity because the story she is trying to tell does not seem believable, until she realizes it did happen, and she is afraid for her life.

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jasonperrault1
Mar 20, 2019

A great read but I found the ending to be a bit rushed. Would definitely recommend.

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robinandrews10
Feb 12, 2019

Well written! Definitely a page turner.

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ednabw
Dec 16, 2018

Old fashioned Alfred Hitchcock style murder mystery with painful and emotional psychological second-guessing who is really who they say they are and who can be trusted all while being contained on a luxury cruise boat with no quick destination for help or support. The excellent narrator (audiobook) helped create a real page-turning feel.

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KatG1983
May 09, 2017

KatG1983 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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cknightkc
Jan 17, 2017

"I love ports. I love the smell of tar and sea air, and the scream of the gulls. Maybe it's years of taking the ferry to France for summer holidays, but a harbor gives me a feeling of freedom in a way that an airport never does. Airports say work and security checks and delays. Ports say... I don't know. Something completely different. Escape, maybe.” - p. 34

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