'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
'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
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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'
'Thought-provoking, compelling and ultimately redemptive'
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.
A wonderfully warm, funny, totally engrossing and unputdownable novel about friendship. A gorgeous treat.
This novel oozes warmth and honesty. A big-hearted book that provides a cast of characters you’ll lose your heart to.
A touching celebration of the beauty and endurance of female friendship. There is nothing mightier. Fact.
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.
Ruth Jones has built an award-winning career in television, co-writing and appearing in much-loved series Gavin & Stacey and Stella. Here, Jones explains how the idea for her debut novel Never Greener came about and how life as an author differs from writing for TV.
Ruth Ware, Dolly Alderton, Simon Mayo, Mary Portas and more recall the most special books they have received as gifts, from treasured hand-me-downs to original editions. For more recommendations, try the Penguin Christmas gift guide.