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Ruth Jones - Author

About the Author

Ruth Jones is best known for her outstanding and award-winning television writing - BBC 1's Gavin and Stacey, in which she played the incorrigible Nessa, and Sky 1's Stella, in which she played the titular role. She has won acclaim for her performances in BBC dramas Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Little Dorrit and Hattie, as well as comedies Little Britain, Saxondale and Nighty Night. Her debut novel Never Greener was a number one bestseller, and her second - Us Three - is out in 2020.

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Us Three

Us Three

Author: Ruth Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

***THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*** 'A touching celebration of the beauty and endurance of female friendship. There is nothing mightier. Fact.' DAWN FRENCH The new novel from Ruth Jones, co-creator of Gavin & Stacey and author of the smash-hit, number one bestselling debut, Never Greener. Friends forever is a difficult promise to keep... Meet Lana, Judith and Catrin. Best friends since primary school when they swore an oath on a Curly Wurly wrapper that they would always be there for each other, come what may. After the trip of a lifetime, the three girls are closer than ever. But an unexpected turn of events shakes the foundation of their friendship to its core, leaving their future in doubt - there's simply too much to forgive, let alone forget. An innocent childhood promise they once made now seems impossible to keep . . . Packed with all the heart and empathy that made Ruth's name as a screenwriter and now author, Us Three is a funny, moving and uplifting novel about life's complications, the power of friendship and how it defines us all. Prepare to meet characters you'll feel you've known all your life - prepare to meet Us Three. ***** Praise for Us Three: 'A warm, smart, uplifting tale of true friendship.' BETH O'LEARY 'This novel oozes warmth and honesty. A big-hearted book that provides a cast of characters you'll lose your heart to.' ADELE PARKS 'I loved this brilliantly gripping depiction of the complexities of female friendship over the years. Love, betrayal, comedy and loss - Us Three has it all.' FIONA NEILL 'Jones's trademark warmth and humour suffuse the novel with comedy and pathos, making for a heart-warming, entertaining and, at times, deeply moving story.' The Observer Readers love Us Three: 'This is honestly one of the best books I have read this year! I absolutely devoured it within a few hours & once I had started, I just couldn't stop until I had turned the last page.' 'Ruth Jones has a wonderful way with words that makes reading her books a dream' 'I love the way Ruth Jones writes. The relationship between the 3 friends is perfect and a wonderful book to read about friendship' 'I absolutely loved this so much. There were moments that made me cry and other moments that made me laugh.' 'Best book of the year so far. To sum it up I'd say it was bloody lush '

Us Three

Us Three

Author: Ruth Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

'A warm, smart, uplifting tale of true friendship.' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flatshare and The Switch 'This novel oozes warmth and honesty. A big-hearted book that provides a cast of characters you'll lose your heart to.' Adele Parks, author of Lies, Lies, Lies and Just My Luck The new novel from Ruth Jones, author of the smash-hit, number one bestselling debut, Never Greener. Meet Lana, Judith and Catrin. Best friends since primary school when they swore an oath on a Curly Wurly wrapper that they would always be there for each other, come what may. After the trip of a lifetime, the three girls are closer than ever. But an unexpected turn of events shakes the foundation of their friendship to its core, leaving their future in doubt - there's simply too much to forgive, let alone forget. An innocent childhood promise they once made now seems impossible to keep . . . Packed with all the heart and empathy that made Ruth's name as a screenwriter and now author, Us Three is a funny, moving and uplifting novel about life's complications, the power of friendship and how it defines us all. Prepare to meet characters you'll feel you've known all your life - prepare to meet Us Three. 'I'm genuinely pissed off at how talented Ruth Jones is. She's written another joyous book. Fuck.' Dawn French 'A wonderfully warm, funny, totally engrossing and unputdownable novel about friendship. A gorgeous treat.' Kate Eberlen, author of Miss You and Only You AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW Praise for Ruth Jones: 'Ruth Jones is excellent on human nature and why we make the mistakes we do. I felt for every character. Unputdownable.' Jojo Moyes, bestselling author of ME BEFORE YOU 'I love books about gnarly, messy relationships and this one kept me gripped from the beginning. A great read.' Jane Fallon, bestselling author of TELL ME A SECRET 'Easy to read and full of laughter - and truth' Daily Mail 'Thought-provoking, compelling and ultimately redemptive' Sunday Express

Never Greener

Never Greener

Author: Ruth Jones Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Never Greener by Ruth Jones, read by Sharon Small.In her unmissable debut, actress and screenwriter Ruth Jones shows us the dangers of trying to recapture that which was once lost and failing to realise the beauty of what we already have.*****'We spend most of our lives wishing we were somewhere else or someone else, or looking forward or harping back. Always thinking the grass is greener on the other side. But it never is. It's still grass. Just a different patch of it, that's all.'*****The past has a habit of tracking us down. And tripping us up.When Kate was twenty-two, she had an intense and passionate affair with a married man, Callum, which ended in heartbreak. Kate thought she'd never get over it. Seventeen years later, life has moved on - Kate, now a successful actress, is living in London, married to Matt and mother to little Tallulah. Meanwhile Callum and his wife Belinda are happy together, living in Edinburgh and watching their kids grow up. The past, it would seem, is well and truly behind them all. But then Kate meets Callum again. And they are faced with a choice: to walk away from each other . . . or to risk finding out what might have been.Second chances are a rare gift in life. But that doesn't mean they should always be taken . . .'Ruth Jones is excellent on human nature and why we make the mistakes we do. I felt for every character. Unputdownable.' Jojo Moyes, bestselling author of ME BEFORE YOU

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