Adele Parks

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Adele Parks
Born 1969[1]
Teesside, England
Occupation Author

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

Parks was born in 1969 in north-east England and studied English at the University of Leicester. She has sold over three million UK edition copies of her novels[2] and her books have been translated into over 26 languages. Husbands has sold over a quarter of a million copies. Every one of her 15 novels, have all been bestsellers in the UK.

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


  • 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)


  1. ^ "Adele Parks biography from own website". Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Adele Parks: Publicity". Retrieved 16 June 2015. 

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