Looking at the pretty covers in the Contemporary section I found two that caught my eye Golden Child by Claire Adam and Elsey Come Home by Susan Conley. First is about father’s search for a missing son, and is set in rural Trinidad. The second book is about a former painter, who drowns her unhappiness in alcohol and constant worry, whose husband is giving her an ultimatum to go on a mountain retreat or they are done.
I rarely find pretty covers in the mystery and thriller section, but in January a translation of French novel – The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy will be published and I adore the cover. It’s a novel about a journalist who received alluding to a crime committed by her deceased mother. She meets a stranger who received a similar letter about his mother, which brings them to a journey into their families’ past.