likeyoulove books of the month
Search our site
I Stop Somewhere by T. E. Carter Read the opening extract of the brand new T. E. Carter book before its publication on 19/04/2018

Mary Jane Staples Book and Novel

Mary Jane Staples - Author


Mary Jane Staples was born and brought up in the Walworth area of South London. She now lives in Surrey and is the author of over thirty bestselling novels about cockney life, many of which feature the well-loved Adams family.

If you like Mary Jane Staples you might also like to read books by Lyn Andrews, Alexander Connor and Lily Baxter.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Mary Jane Staples

A Sister's Secret by Mary Jane Staples
A Sister's Secret
Mary Jane Staples
An impetuous decision to marry has left the young Lady Caroline widowed and with two estates in her name. She is now in a position to live her life to the full, socialising with London's finest aristocracy, but her unhappy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2013
Out of the Shadows by Mary Jane Staples
Out of the Shadows
Mary Jane Staples
The delicious cockney sagas featuring her much extended Adams family continue with shadows from the past causing trouble. Comparison: Lynda Page, Meg Hutchinson, Joan Jonker. Similar this month: Audrey Howard.
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 01/09/2005
Ups and Downs by Mary Jane Staples
Ups and Downs
Mary Jane Staples
The continuing saga of the troubles and strife in 1950s Walworth of the Adams family and as ever it really hits the mark
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2005
A Girl Next Door by Mary Jane Staples
A Girl Next Door
Mary Jane Staples
Family saga at its best from a household name. Fashion retailer Boots Adams is celebrating his sixtieth birthday with a good old-fashioned cockney knees-up. The new generation however is growing up and further changes are on the way. A big...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2004

Loading other books by Mary Jane Staples...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Mary Jane Staples and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


I recommend Lovereading because you get honest reviews on a whole range of genres-there's something for everyone. It's the only site I need.

Sian Spinney

Lovereading tells me about new books before they hit the shelves, lets me find other authors I may like and has great prize draws!

Sheila Dale

Its jam packed with fantastic titles, informative descriptions & fantastic reviews and has a vast array of great features & competitions.

Linda Rollins

My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.

Sam Lewis

The best new books on the market, reviewed honestly, to give your readers the best choices.

Julie Cook

I love reading books I wouldn't normally choose before everyone else gets to read them!

Dawn Lynch

Love Reading - it not only does what it says on the tin, it does it with Jam on!!

Maz Tucker

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools