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One by One

by Ruth Ware. Yes. She churns them out. This one takes place at a boutique chalet hotel in the French Alps. Off-piste skiing adventures and lots of salopettes. Murder & mayhem. The Guest List by Lucy Foley is a better version of the genre. However, Ruth Ware’s story lines around modern technology, like the “smart house” in The Turn of the Key and the Snoop app in this one are interesting to learn about. The Snoop app lets you know who is listening to what playlist song in real time. I… Read more One by One

The Turn of the Key

by Ruth Ware. An intriguing way to tell a mystery. From an innocent prisoner’s letter to an advocate before she goes to trial for murder. She begs him to believe her story. That she did not kill the little girl in her care. Every detail of the young woman’s time as a nanny at an isolated mansion in Scotland is included in the letter to Mr. Wrexham. She’s desperate for him to read it and to take her case. The mansion is a ‘smart home’ with annoyingly intricate technology that… Read more The Turn of the Key