#BookReview Zero Days by Ruth Ware @RuthWareWriter @ScoutPressBooks @SimonSchusterCA #ZeroDays #RuthWare #SimonSchusterCA Title: Zero Days

Author: Ruth Ware

Published by: Scout Press on Jun. 20, 2023

Genres: Mystery/Thriller

Pages: 368

Format: ARC, Paperback

Source: Simon & Schuster Canada

Book Rating: 8.5/10

An adrenaline-fueled thriller that combines Mr. and Mrs. Smith with The Fugitive about a woman in a race against time to clear her name and find her husband’s murderer.

Hired by companies to break into buildings and hack security systems, Jack and her husband, Gabe, are the best penetration specialists in the business. But after a routine assignment goes horribly wrong, Jack arrives home to find her husband dead. To add to her horror, the police are closing in on their suspect—her.

Suddenly on the run and quickly running out of options, Jack must decide who she can trust as she circles closer to the real killer in this unputdownable and heart-pounding mystery.


Addictive, propulsive, and suspenseful!

Zero Days is a fast-paced, sinister page-turner that takes you into the life of Jacintha “Jack” Cross, a security penetration specialist who, after returning home from a job one night to find her husband murdered and his hard drive gone, suddenly finds herself on the run and determined to do whatever it takes to hunt down and discover the who and why that lead to her husband’s senseless death when it quickly becomes apparent that as far as the police are concerned she’s suspect number one.

The writing is sharp and crisp. The characters are impulsive, driven, and resourceful. And the plot is an intricate, captivating tall full of twists, turns, secrets, deception, manipulation, greed, red herrings, corruption, malicious intentions, and murder.

Overall, Zero Days is an exhilarating, twisty, action-packed thrill ride by Ware that is one of my favourite novels I’ve read by her in the past few years. It not only did a great job of keeping me on the edge of my seat from start to finish but was an eerie reminder of just how vulnerable and susceptible our dependence on technology and social media truly makes us.


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Thank you to Simon & Schuster Canada for gifting me a copy in exchange for an honest review.


About Ruth Ware

Ruth Ware grew up in Sussex, on the south coast of England. 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, and is The New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark WoodThe Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game. Her latest book, The Death of Mrs. Westaway, will be available in May 2018. She is married with two small children.

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