Slack-Tide is the new sucker punch of a novel from Elanor Dymott, author of Every Contact Leaves a TraceIt is four years since the loss of a child broke her marriage, and Elizabeth is fiercely protective of her independence. She meets Robert – exuberant, generous, apparently care-free – and they fall in love with breath-taking speed. Slack-Tide tracks the ebbs and flows of the affair: passionate, coercive, intensely sexual.
When you’ve known lasting love and lost it, what price will you pay to find it again?
‘When two people meet is it need, fantasy or love? Slack-Tide takes us on an urgent journey and kept me reading late into the night’ Esther Freud
‘A brilliant depiction of both romantic rapture and heartfelt delusion’ (Daily Telegraph),