The Woman in Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10

Book - 2017 | Simon & Schuster Canada edition.
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Travel writer Lo Blacklock's dream assignment aboard a luxury cruise ship abruptly turns into a nightmare when she witnesses a woman being thrown overboard and disappearing beneath the waves. She's knows what she saw, but all of the passengers and crew remain accounted for and nobody can recall seeing the woman on board.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, Simon & Schuster Canada,, 2017.
Edition: Simon & Schuster Canada edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781501151774
Characteristics: 340 pages
Alternative Title: Woman in cabin ten


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Jcheng1234 Jul 02, 2017

A mystery thriller full of suspense, kept you suspecting everyone and guessing who the murderer was. Good plot with unexpected ending. A page turner that captivates and quickens your pulse as you go through the nightmare with the main character. You will give it a second thought next time wh... Read More »

ehbooklover Feb 27, 2017

WOW. The best part of this page-turner was the setting. The book was so descriptive and atmospheric that I felt uncomfortably claustrophobic while reading it. I also found myself cheering the protagonist on despite the fact that she wasn't always very likeable. Finally, I really love locked room ... Read More »

agirlnamedjo Oct 06, 2016

Fans of Paula Hawkins' bestseller "Girl On the Train" will love this book. It's a fast paced whodunit told from the perspective of Lo Blacklock, an unreliable narrator, as she works to uncover who the mysterious woman thrown overboard was. The book is a page turner and I thoroughly enjo... Read More »

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Mar 28, 2018

This book is easy to read and I found it to be quite enjoyable.

As others have commented it does get a little dull about halfway through but by that point you're so committed to finding out what happens that you just accept it and keep going.

That being said the overall storyline and plot are well thought out. The story makes sense and is plausible.

Mar 23, 2018

Really did not care for this book and actually did not finish it. I disliked the crudeness and the language in it and it seemed to go nowhere. It is about a woman whose career in journalism and reporting takes her on a cabin cruiser owned by a very wealthy businessman. Cabin 10 is the cabin next to hers and a woman in that cabin. The reporter is constantly drunk it seems and always tired so I gave up after the first 100 pages. Too bad.

Feb 24, 2018

It was okay but I got tired of the main subject always being intoxicated.

TSCPL_Cadie Jan 09, 2018

Two stars only because it was a quick and easy read and the suspense kept me interested enough to stick with it to the end. But as others have said, the main character is miserable, even on the last page.

Dec 03, 2017

Ruth Ware may have hoped to be the successor to "Girl on the Train" frenzy, but fails with a pointless plot, wooden characters, and unbelievable situations.

Nov 30, 2017

I was very excited to read this novel after reading 'The Lying Game' but unfortunately the novel was full of what seemed like pointless events until about halfway through. After the halfway point the suspense began to pick up and it became much more interesting. Before that point though, it was slow and full of situations that presented the main character as unlikeable/ annoying.
Not a bad read if you're looking for something with slight suspense that you can get through relatively quickly.

Nov 16, 2017

On the positive side, this book was easy to read and had good flow. I devoured it in 2 days, 1/2 of the book each day. The idea of an ultra luxe miniature cruise ship was an interesting one and fun to visualize as I read.

On the negative side, the heroine is rather awful, reacting hysterically to every event that occurs. When she isn't hysterical, she's drunk, vomiting, or hungover. I think the picture of a girl prone to severe panic attacks who had suffered a recent trauma could have been sufficiently articulated to the reader without beating us over the head with it. I had also intuited the resolution about halfway through the book. I never bought the individual she suspects as the bad guy, so was not diverted down that byway.

This would have made a fun summer beach read, as it didn't require deep concentration from the reader and could easily have been picked up and put down numerous times without losing the train of the story.

Nov 14, 2017

I could not get into this book no matter how many times I tried. Maybe it gets better near the end but I doubt it.

Nov 13, 2017

I had to force myself to complete this book. Lo's character was flat and the other players were no better. I'd not recommend this book to anyone.

BostonPL_LauraB Oct 25, 2017

It took a solid half of the book for me to care about this story because it was pretty slow and there was a lot of lead-up until the crime. Once we hit the middle it kept my interest the whole way through.

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May 09, 2017

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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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