Today is World Book Day, so let's have another whirl through the TBR piles with a look at some good reading ahead, and we'll begin with Every Contact Leaves A Trace by Elanor Dymott (which will be out in paperback soon).
"Alex is a solitary London lawyer who is deeply in love with his beautiful wife, Rachel. When Rachel is brutally murdered one Midsummer Night in Oxford, all of his happiness vanishes. Shrouded in shock and grief, he returns to Oxford that winter and begins to try to piece together the mystery surrounding Rachel's death, discovering in her wake a tangled web of sex and jealousy, of would-be lovers and spiteful friends, of blackmail, and of revenge.
Part love story, part murder-mystery, and with shades of Donna Tartt's The Secret History and Kazuo Ishiguro, this is an extraordinary literary thriller guaranteed to make your heart beat faster and faster ..."