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The Turn of the Key

Cover: 'The Turn of the Key '

Staff Review: "The Turn of the Key " by Ruth Ware


Author Ruth Ware has done it again! Easily one of my favorite authors, this utterly absorbing novel is her newest fantastic creation. 

Readers meet Rowan Caine, who finds an ad for a live-in nanny position in the picturesque Scottish Highlands. Beautiful surroundings, a very generous salary, and a luxurious home make this opportunity seem too good to be true. And it is, because Rowan's employment ends with a child dead and her on trial for murder. Writing to a lawyer from prison, Rowan insists she is innocent, and is frantic for someone, anyone to believe her. But if she isn't guilty, who is? 

I highly recommend this truly atmospheric and thrilling novel, and if you enjoy audiobooks, this is a must-listen! The narrator is fantastic and really brings this page turner to life. Just be warned: the ending will make you want to find the nearest person who's read the book so that you can discuss it in detail!

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction

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