Adele Parks

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Adele Parks
Teesside, England

Adele Parks is a women's fiction author from the UK.


Parks was born in the north-east of England and studied English at the University of Leicester. She has sold over 3.5 million UK edition copies of her novels[1] and her books have been translated into over 26 languages. Every one of her 18 novels has been a bestseller in the UK.

She was a judge of the Costa Book Awards in 2010 and has regularly been the judge of the Costa Short Story Awards. In 2009 she was awarded an honorary doctorate, a Doctor of Letters, by Teesside University. Her Quick Read book, "Happy Families" won the Learners’ Favourite Award. She is an ambassador for literacy charity The Reading Agency and a Patron of the National Literacy Trust. She is also a Patron of The Guildford Book Festival.

Lies, Lies, Lies was shortlisted for the 2020 Fiction Book of the Year in the British Book Awards.[2]


  • Playing Away (2000)
  • Game Over (2001)
  • Larger Than Life (2002)
  • The Other Woman’s Shoes (2003)
  • Still Thinking Of You (2004)
  • Husbands (2005)
  • Young Wives' Tales (2007)
  • Happy Families (2008)
  • Tell Me Something (2009)
  • Love Lies (2009)
  • Men I've Loved Before (2010)
  • About Last Night (2011)
  • Whatever It Takes (2012)
  • The State We're In (2013)
  • Spare Brides (2014)
  • If You Go Away (2015)
  • Love Is A Journey (2016)
  • The Stranger In My Home (2016)
  • The Image of You (2017)
  • I Invited Her In (2018)
  • Lies Lies Lies (2019)
  • Just My Luck (2020)


  1. ^ "Adele Parks: Publicity". Archived from the original on 1 March 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  2. ^ "British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed | The Bookseller". Retrieved 2020-03-20.

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