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  • Published: 21 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784162221
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $26.00

Never Greener




The Sunday Times number one bestselling debut from screenwriter and actress Ruth Jones. A warm, witty and wise story of life's second chances and the dangers of taking them.

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, PICKED FOR THE ZOE BALL TV BOOK CLUB

‘Ruth Jones is excellent on human nature and why we make the mistakes we do. I felt for every character. Unputdownable.’ Jojo Moyes
*****
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 . . .
*****
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.
*****
'I love books about gnarly, messy relationships and this one kept me gripped from the beginning. A great read.’ Jane Fallon

‘Heart-rending, provocative and astutely written, Never Greener is a love story about getting what you want and losing everything you need. Ruth’s characters will stay with me for a long time.’ Cathy Bramley

US THREE, THE NEW NOVEL FROM RUTH JONES, IS COMING IN 2020 AND AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW

  • Pub date: 21 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784162221
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $26.00

About the Author

Ruth Jones

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.


Praise for Never Greener

“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

“Heart-rending, provocative and astutely written, Never Greener is a love story about getting what you want and losing everything you need. Ruth's characters will stay with me for a long time.”

Cathy Bramley, bestselling author of THE LEMON TREE CAFE

“I love books about gnarly, messy relationships and this one kept me gripped from the beginning. A great read.”

Jane Fallon, bestselling author of MY SWEET REVENGE and STRICTLY BETWEEN US

“Easy to read and full of laughter - and truth”

Daily Mail

“A great debut”

Bella

“Thought-provoking, compelling and ultimately redemptive, Never Greener is a captivating modern morality tale”

Sunday Express

“‘A gripping, grown-up romance’”

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