Mazo de la Roche
Mazo de la Roche has been writing novels for over 44 years and has published 11 books in that time. Quite a few of her books are set in contemporary times.
A much liked series by Mazo de la Roche are the contemporary Whiteoaks of Jalna books, featuring tropes. The highest rated books by Mazo de la Roche are Jalna, Whiteoaks Of Jalna, Return to Jalna and The Master of Jalna. Her latest book is Morning at Jalna which was published in 2011.
If you want to dip your toes in Roche's books, you might enjoy The Building Of Jalna (Whiteoaks of Jalna #1).