Adele Parks writes novels that real women want to read. Her books get right to the heart of the dilemmas women - and men - face in their lives; her characters are real as are the choices they make. She examines the thorny issues for life today with her trademark tell-it-like-it-is style and takes her stories to unexpected places.
THE STATE WE'RE IN is the stunning, emotionally powerful new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Adele Parks.
What are the odds that the stranger sitting next to you on a plane is destined to change your life Especially when they appear to be your opposite in every way.
She's a life-long optimist, looking for her soul mate in every man she meets; he's a resolute cynic - cruel experience has taught him never to put his faith in anyone.
People can surprise you. In the time it takes to fly from London to Chicago, each finds something in the other that they didn't even realise they needed.
Their pasts are such that they can never make one another happy and it's when they get off the plane that their true journey begins...
Sweet, sharp and simply unforgettable - Lisa Jewell
A wonderful exploration of love - Katie Fforde
A must read. Romantic, yet truthful, this is a moving love story with unforgettable characters - Jenny Colgan
A heart-warming, heart breaking tale of love and loss, with an ending that will knock you off your feet. This is Adele Parks at the top of her game - Mike Gayle
Utterly engrossing and beautifully written - Freya North
A fairy tale with bite. Sparkly, compelling and - ultimately unexpected - Jane Fallon
Adele Parks' wonderful and heart breaking new novel will stay with you - Chris Manby
Adele Parks is a deft observer of human nature - Kathleen Tessaro
Adele Parks was born in Teesside, North East England. She read English Language and Literature at Leicester University. Since graduating she has lived in Italy and Africa but has spent most of her adult life in London. She lives in Guildford with her husband and son. Her earlier novels, Playing Away, Game Over, Larger Than Life, The Other Woman's Shoes and Still Thinking of You were all best sellers and are published in over twenty countries.