The Woman in Cabin 10

by Ruth Ware

Quick take

As a huge Agatha Christie fan, I adored this book: A boat full of people. No way to escape. And a narrator that you might be able to trust.

Why I love it

A glamorous vacation on a luxury yacht? Lavish dinner parties and fascinating conversation? And how about that nice lady in Cabin 10?


But one of the passengers has gone missing!

Haven't they?

As a huge Agatha Christie fan, I adore these types of mysteries: A boat full of people, each with their own secrets. No way for anyone guilty (or innocent) to escape in middle of the oc...


In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesq...

Member thoughts

51% Love
43% Like
5% Dislike
  • Jennifer R.

    Columbia, MD

    "Enjoyed the twists and turns in this book. For me, it was a page-turner and I finished in one sitting."

  • Cynthia D.

    Massapequa, NY

    "Kept me interested to the very end."

  • Wendy F.

    Brighton, MA

    "Great read, loved it!!"

  • Jessica H.

    Auburn, WA

    "Couldn't put this one down! One of my absolute favorite book club picks"

  • Stephanie N.

    Amarillo, TX

    "As a huge fan of Ruth Ware, I was excited to see this in my box. It did not disappoint. It kept me guessing and dying to know more about the characters. I really enjoyed it!"

  • Jill R.

    Woodbury, MN

    "The best book I have read via BOTM Club. "

  • Jenna C.

    New York, NY

    "Usually can guess the twist but this one was pretty good, after that it was a little predictable though."

  • Elsa M.

    Doylestown, PA

    "I had no idea where this book was going until I was finished with it. Something about being on a boat makes the mystery even more suspenseful. Highly recommended beach book. "

  • Shelbi L.

    Bryan, TX

    "Almost as good as an Agatha Christie novel. LOVE IT!!!"

  • malory s.

    Grapevine, TX

    "Read it in a day almost"

  • Lydia M.

    Newport News, VA

    "It had mystery, love lost, and lots of questions you had to get answered immediately! I loved it!"