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Week of January 27, 2020

Paperback releases for the week of January 27th include Claire Adam's GOLDEN CHILD, a deeply affecting debut novel set in Trinidad, following the lives of a family as they navigate impossible choices about scarcity, loyalty and love; STALKER by Lars Kepler, a terrifying thriller in which Detective Joona Linna --- recently returned from compassionate leave --- reunites with hypnotist Erik Maria Bark to search for a seemingly unassailable sadistic killer; BLESSING IN DISGUISE, a remarkable novel from Danielle Steel, whose protagonist comes to terms with unfinished business and long-buried truths as the mother of three very different daughters with three singular fathers; and INHERITANCE, Dani Shapiro's memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test --- an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity and love.