A week before Christmas, a young photographer discovers a plastic-wrapped corpse amidst the sand dunes north of Cape Town. The only thing found on the corpse is a dead iPhone, but it doesn’t take long for the police to identify the body as that of the tech whiz behind MyAlibi,
an internet service that provides unfaithful partners with sophisticated
cover stories to hide an affair. Questions swirl around the high-profile
case and the potential for motive: could the perpetrator be one of the countless jilted spouses? An aggrieved client? Enter to win a copy of Icarus
by Deon Meyer.