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  • Published: 1 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781787630604
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $37.00

Us Three




The new novel from Ruth Jones, co-writer of Gavin & Stacey and author of the smash-hit, number one bestselling debut, NeverGreener.

The new novel from Ruth Jones, author of the smash-hit, number one bestselling debut, NeverGreener.

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. 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

  • Published: 1 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781787630604
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $37.00

About the author

Ruth Jones

Ruth Jones is best known for her outstanding and award-winning television writing, most notably BBC 1's Gavin and Stacey, which she co-wrote with James Corden and in which she played the incorrigible Nessa Jenkins. The most recent Christmas Day special of Gavin and Stacey gained national critical acclaim, drawing an audience of over 18 million and winning a National Television Award for Impact. Ruth also created and co-wrote Sky 1’s Stella, which ran for six series. As well as being Bafta-nominated for her role as the eponymous Stella, Ruth has also starred in several other television comedies and dramas.

Her debut novel Never Greener has now sold over a quarter of a million copies. It was chosen as WHSmith Fiction Book of the Year 2018, was a Zoe Ball Book Club pick, and was a Sunday Times bestseller for fifteen weeks, three weeks at number one. Us Three is Ruth’s second novel.

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Praise for Us Three

Us Three is a warm, smart, uplifting tale of true friendship. I loved Lana, Catrin and Judith – I was genuinely sad to leave them when I turned the final page.

Beth O'Leary, bestselling author of THE FLATSHARE

A wonderfully warm, funny, totally engrossing and unputdownable novel about friendship. A gorgeous treat.

Kate Eberlen, bestselling author of MISS YOU

This novel oozes warmth and honesty. A big-hearted book that provides a cast of characters you’ll lose your heart to.

Adele Parks

A touching celebration of the beauty and endurance of female friendship. There is nothing mightier. Fact.

Dawn French

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