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Ruth Jones

Ruth Alexandra Elizabeth Jones, MBE is a Welsh television actress and writer. She co-starred in and co-wrote the award-winning British comedy Gavin & Stacey and has appeared in many television comedies.

Genres: General Fiction, Romance

Ruth Jones recommends
The Night I Met Father Christmas (2018)
Ben Miller
"A gorgeous tale brimming with the magic of Christmas. A sheer delight for all kids both big AND small."
We Begin at the End (2020)
Chris Whitaker
"I LOVED it . . . so intricately, delicately written, with such care and affection for all the characters. I adored all the relationships and ALL the characters without exception . . . his descriptions are so vivid, so visual, so beautifully drawn.We Begin at the End is surely destined to conquer the world. This intensely captivating story and its uniquely intriguing characters holds you in its jaws till the very last word. Astonishingly good."
Just My Luck (2020)
Adele Parks
"Stupendous! I read this totally compelling modern-day morality tale over a weekend – I couldn’t put it down. As ever, Adele Parks does not disappoint – you’ll love it."
If I Can't Have You (2020)
Charlotte Levin
"So beautifully written, such a devastatingly compelling story. I can honestly say it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read - it is without shadow of a doubt, EASILY up there with The Girl on the Train and Eleanor Oliphant."
This Time Next Year (2020)
Sophie Cousens
"Heart-warming and unashamedly romantic."
The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman (2021)
Julietta Henderson
"One of those gorgeous books that completely lifts your spirits and restores your faith in humanity. An utterly lovely tale."
The Answer to Everything (2021)
Luke Kennard
"Captivating and exquisite – I loved the unpredictability of the story and the gorgeously lyrical writing. The dialogue is so clever and the characters so emotionally brave. This book sort of hypnotized me!"
Rock Paper Scissors (2021)
Alice Feeney
"Dark, but utterly compelling."
The Impossible Truths of Love (2021)
Hannah Beckerman
"Hannah Beckerman’s writing is utterly superb: so finely crafted. I was gripped from the start and couldn’t put it down. I LOVED this book and will be recommending it to everyone."
Love Marriage (2022)
Monica Ali
"I absolutely loved it. It had me gripped and I was so invested in her brilliant characters with their fallibilities and secrets! I empathized with every one of them and really felt I knew them all as individuals. I loved how she so cleverly interwove their experiences to create such a fabulous story. She writes human frailty so well, and her astute observations on family dynamics are superb. Exquisitely written with big heartedness, intelligence and passion. This will be a hit I have no doubt."
The Start of Something (2022)
Miranda Dickinson
"A proper lovely romance, and a fabulous spirit-lifter."
Just Got Real (2022)
Jane Fallon
"Y'know when you find a book that you cannot wait to get back to, that you sneak time on your own with or cancel arrangements in order to read? Well this is one of those books. Had me gripped and spellbound. I kept saying to myself 'Just one more chapter'...and then a chapter later 'Okay, just one more'... I found it impossible to put down. Jane Fallon is SO good at human behaviour and what makes us tick. Fabulous characters and a story that just will not let you go! Loved it."

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