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‘just sit back and be compulsively enthralled…’

Author Adèle Geras has published over 100 books for readers of all ages, and writes under the pseudonym Hope Adams.

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My Website

I hope everyone who visits will enjoy looking round it and finding out about me and my books. Links on this page take you to Books for Adults, Young Adult Books and Books for Children.

There are links also to News and Events and if I write a book review I’ll post it under What I’m Reading.

I will be writing under a pseudonym with my new publisher Michael Joseph as Hope Adams and her books will have a separate page coming soon.
Latest books
  • Cover Your Eyes - Adele Geras Books
  • Out of the Dark - Adele Geras Books
  • Love or Nearest Offer - Adele Geras Books

Book Reviews

  • Geras has an amazing creativity. She invents and executes the most original plots which she fleshes out with characters so convincing that one feels that one knows them.

    Jane Baker

  • There are many pleasures in this wonderfully warm and entertaining novel - the subtle, deep exploration of character, a story superlatively well told, and the rich, fun details.

    Sophie Masson

  • The reader will sink into Adele Geras’s sensuous descriptions. As ever, the well-observed characters live warmly on the pages, which I couldn’t help but keep turning.

    P. Dolan

My Blog

Book review - The Young Pretender by Michael Arditti

Review by Adele Geras - "Sparkling with wit and shot through with sadness: a winning combination." (Before I begin , I'd like to thank Michael Arditti for sharing these pictures with me. I'm afraid that, probably owing to my own technological incompetence, I was unable to upload all of them straight to this blog, so […]

Book Review- Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann

Reviewed by Adèle Geras, in conversation with guest Sally Christie. "We agreed we’d learned a huge amount but also that we’d laughed aloud often." Sally Christie has been a children's book editor and a writer of young fiction. She has also been a goat keeper and a cheese maker, both of which were a lot […]

Cogito Books Review of Dangerous Women

Cogito Books Book Club has reviewed Hope Adams’ Book, Dangerous Women We enjoyed a wonderful discussion of Dangerous Women by Hope Adams at our Cogito Book Group. We were all inspired by the fact that the author built such a compelling, complex narrative around the true events leading to the creation of the Rajah Quilt. […]

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I was born in Jerusalem in 1944 and spent my early childhood in many different countries because my father was in the Colonial Service. Before I was eleven, I'd lived in Cyprus, Nigeria, and North Borneo and later my parents were also sent to the Gambia and Tanganyika (now Tanzania)... read more.

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