"Beat" by Amy Boaz - Frances and her young daughter escape to Paris to avoid questions relating to the disappearance of her lover Joseph's longtime partner, a famous poet. Her husband and toddler son remain at home in the NYC suburbs. Most of the characters were selfish and unsympathetic.
"The Last Bridge" by Teri Coyne - Cat Rucker returns to her family's Ohio farm after her mother's suicide, only to have painful memories of domestic violence surface. Family secrets unfold with every gripping page.