The Resource The turn of the key, Ruth Ware

The turn of the key, Ruth Ware

Label
The turn of the key
Title
The turn of the key
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Ware
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When she stumbles across the ad, she's looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss -- a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten -- by the luxurious "smart" home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and by this picture-perfect family. What she doesn't know is that she's stepping into a nightmare -- one that will end with a child dead and herself in prison awaiting trial for murder. Writing to her lawyer from prison, she struggles to explain the unravelling events that led to her incarceration. It wasn't just the constant surveillance from the cameras installed around the house, or the malfunctioning technology that woke the household with booming music, or turned the lights off at the worst possible time. It wasn't just the girls, who turned out to be a far cry from the immaculately behaved model children she met at her interview. It wasn't even the way she was left alone for weeks at a time, with no adults around apart from the enigmatic handyman, Jack Grant. It was everything. She knows she's made mistakes. She admits that she lied to obtain the post, and that her behavior toward the children wasn't always ideal. She's not innocent, by any means. But, she maintains, she's not guilty -- at least not of murder. Which means someone else is."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ware, Ruth
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.A745
LC item number
T87 2019
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Nannies
  • Impersonation
  • Secrecy
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Home automation
  • Highlands (Scotland)
  • FICTION / Suspense
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
The turn of the key, Ruth Ware
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scout Press hardcover edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781501188770
Lccn
2019021733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029291341
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1099540340
  • (OCoLC)on1099540340
Label
The turn of the key, Ruth Ware
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scout Press hardcover edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781501188770
Lccn
2019021733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029291341
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1099540340
  • (OCoLC)on1099540340

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