Thursday 5 January 2017

Cover Crush: In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

Hello and welcome to the fist Cover Crush of 2017. I decided to do a remake of the Cover Crush and change the layout, like the new banner for instance. Do you like it?

For new visitors do I want to explain that Cover Crush is something that my friend Erin over at Flashlight Commentary came up with and I adopted the idea together with some other friends. And, now we try to put up a Cover Crush every week. You can check below my pick of the week for their choices this week!

For me, a good cover is a cover that makes me pause while browsing through books. Something that catches my eye. Like this one: 

In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II
Rhys Bowen
Lake Union Publishing (Amazon Publishing)
On Sale Date: March 1, 2017
ISBN 9781477818299, 1477818294
Hardcover | 396 pages
Fiction / Contemporary Women

World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a German spy. The assignment also offers Ben the chance to be near Lord Westerham’s middle daughter, Pamela, whom he furtively loves. But Pamela has her own secret: she has taken a job at Bletchley Park, the British code-breaking facility.

As Ben follows a trail of spies and traitors, which may include another member of Pamela’s family, he discovers that some within the realm have an appalling, history-altering agenda. Can he, with Pamela’s help, stop them before England falls?

Inspired by the events and people of World War II, writer Rhys Bowen crafts a sweeping and riveting saga of class, family, love, and betrayal.

Some thoughts about the cover: 

The cover for In Farleigh Field is quite striking with Farleigh Place dominating the cover. I quite like the simplicity of the cover and I love that the font isn't too flashy. The colors are dark and that suits the tone of the description of the book and over the mansion can you see airplane which also suits the era very well.

Check out what my friends have picked for Cover Crush's this week:

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