Berls Reviews The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Posted October 22, 2019 by Berls in Review / 10 Comments

My top thoughts:

Ruth Ware has become one of those authors that I trust 100% because with this book I’ve now read 3 books by her. And all 3 I’m giving 5 stars. For this book, I was pulled along to the very end, wondering what the hell was going on and how it would be resolved. And the ending, though it definitely ties everything up, leaves you with a kind of knot in your stomach. So good.

Who I think would like it:

If you like psychological suspense, with unreliable narrators and lots of chill worthy moments, you’ll enjoy The Turn of the Key. I couldn’t read it before bed because it freaked me out too much. To be fair, I’m easily freaked.

Narrator thoughts:

Imogen Church was the narrator for the other two Ruth Ware books I read and I do think that she absolutely contributes to it being a home run read. She’s so good at breathing life into the characters. I definitely recommend her narration, which works well at my standard 2x speed.

5 stars Flipping Fantastic

Berls loved The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware. 5/5 stars! Share on X

About Berls

Michelle adopted me as part of her blog when I decided to close down my blog, Fantasy is More Fun. The blog was dying, but my love of reading and the blogosphere was still strong as ever - so I found my new home here at Because Reading!

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10 responses to “Berls Reviews The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

  1. That’s awesome you gave all 3 of the books you read by this author a 5 star rating. It does sound like a chilling read. I am not usually a fan on unreliable narrators, but it can work really well in some books to keep the suspense or mystery going. I am not a fan of books that creep me out though so not sure if it would be for me, but it does sound well written.

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  2. Oh I need to pick this up! Her first two books were two of my favorite mysteries ever and Imogen Church is one of the absolute best narrators. She has the perfect voice for suspense!

    • I agree, Imogen Church is amazing for these books! I have so many books still to read by Ruth Ware, but I loved the Woman in Cabin 10 and The Death of Mrs. Westaway, so I will be working my way through her other books too! I hope you get to read this one soon.