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PRE-ORDER ONE PERFECT COUPLE, THE THRILLING NEW NOVEL - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE meets THE TRAITORS - FROM INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR RUTH WARE, OUT JULY 2024!


‘This is Ruth Ware like you’ve never read her before’ DAVID BALDACCI

‘She’s done it again!’ CLARE MACKINTOSH

Her husband has been murdered and she’s the only suspect. What should she do?

Hired by companies to break into buildings and hack security systems, Jack and her husband Gabe are the best penetration specialists in the business. But after a routine assignment goes horribly wrong, Jack arrives home to find her husband dead.

It soon becomes clear that the police have only one suspect in mind – her.

Jack must go on the run to try and clear her name and to find her husband’s real killer. But who can she trust when everyone she knows could be a suspect? And with the police and the killer after her, can Jack get to the truth before her time runs out?

An adrenaline-fueled thriller from international bestseller and Richard & Judy pick, Ruth Ware, described as ‘one of the best thriller writers around today’ (Independent).

PRAISE FOR ZERO DAYS:

‘A pulse-pounding opening launches you into a cat and mouse game of deadly intrigue that will push Jack Cross, Ware’s new, superb heroine, to her absolute limits. A rocket ride that will satisfy the biggest thriller addicts out there’ DAVID BALDACCI

‘A breathless action thriller which packs an emotional punch, Zero Days is Ruth Ware's best yet’ CLARE MACKINTOSH

‘Hits the ground running and doesn’t let up till the last chapter. Ruth Ware’s best book yet’ ERIN KELLY

‘Ruth Ware is in a league of her own. Zero Days is a breathless, pulse-pounding cat-and-mouse thriller that will have you racing through the pages as our heroine sets off on her deadly chase. Just don’t forget to breathe . . .’ JACK JORDAN

‘The best thriller you’ll read this year. From its explosive opening to that dizzying first twist, Zero Days is a fast-paced – but also very touching – ride’ WILLIAM SHAW

About The Author

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Ruth Ware worked as a waitress, a bookseller, a teacher of English as a foreign language, and a press officer before settling down as a full-time writer. She now lives with her family in Sussex, on the south coast of England. She is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail (Toronto) bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark WoodThe Woman in Cabin 10The Lying GameThe Death of Mrs. WestawayThe Turn of the KeyOne by One; The It Girl; and Zero Days. Visit her at RuthWare.com or follow her on Twitter @RuthWareWriter.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (August 16, 2023)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398508392

Raves and Reviews

Praise for Zero Days:

'A gruesome murder, a grieving widow and a race against the clock to uncover a dark conspiracy . . . Zero Days is a full-on, paranoid thrill ride with sky-high stakes and a thoroughly absorbing premise that’s never less than shockingly believable. This rare peek into the shadows of the dark web is visceral, human and terrifying. Five stars' Janice Hallett

'Zero Days is another super thriller! A showcase of versatility and depth in Ruth's craft. This one is a suspense rollercoaster' Steve Cavanagh

‘Ruth Ware has quickly established herself as a major new talent in the psychological thriller field, but now dares to move away from her traditional treading ground to infiltrate the action thriller/woman in peril niche . . . The fast-paced narrative evolves into a race against time . . . effortlessly carries the reader along. It worked for me’ Maxim Jakubowski, CrimeTime

Praise for The It Girl, the Richard & Judy pick:

'An absolute belter. Could not put it down! I thought I knew who the killer was. Then I was CERTAIN it was another person! Then DEFINITELY another! Great characterisation, glamorous setting, all round FABALISS!' Marian Keyes

'A cracking read – and that ending!' Shari Lapena

'Every Ruth Ware novel is a unique and unexpected gem and this one is no exception. A heady, tense, slowburn dream of a book, multi-layered and steeped in atmosphere and peril. I loved every page' Lisa Jewell

'Absolutely brilliant murder mystery - seamless, flawless, perfectly clued and utterly gripping' Sophie Hannah

‘Impeccably crafted and totally compulsive – you’ll be sad to reach the final page and realise you have to say goodbye’ JP Delaney

‘Ruth Ware’s richly-textured The It Girl is at once an engrossing murder mystery while also a perfectly crafted and haunting examination of lost youth and the compromises of adulthood, as a woman unpicks the past secrets of her university friends to finally lay to rest her murdered best friend, the dazzling April. Reminiscent of The Secret History, Ware has surpassed herself with this gripping, absorbing whodunnit. I loved it! All hail the Queen' Sarah Pinborough

'Ruth is the master of the fiendishly twisty, yet completely believable, plot' Elly Griffiths

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