Ruth Ware grew up in Lewes, in Sussex. After graduating from Manchester University she moved to Paris, before settling in North London.
She has worked as a waitress, a bookseller, a teacher of English as a foreign language and a press officer. Her début thriller, In a Dark, Dark Wood, was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller and a Richard and Judy pick, and has been optioned for film by New Line Cinema.
Find out more at www.ruthware.com