• "A pacy tale ... which builds to a satisfying climax ... peppered with entertaining observations about petty family rivalries and how they are inflamed by the claustrophobic and alcohol-fuelled nature of the annual Christmas get-together"

    Daily Express
  • "This duo never disappoints. Like hot chocolate on a freezing night, this is heart-warming but naughty"

  • "For anyone holed up over Christmas with even the best-behaved of families, The Three Day Rule offers gentle humour, engaging characters and an undemanding plot"

    The Times
  • "Funny and touching, with painful echoes of your own family Christmasses"

    You Magazine
  • "As ever, Lloyd and Rees' writing is seamless and absorbing, perfectly capturing the stifling atmosphere and the conflicting hopes and dreams of each character"

    Irish Examiner