Whatever You Love

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ISBN 9780571254750 Format Paperback
9780571254750
Paperback
Published 03/06/2010 Length 320 pages
320

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Shortlisted for the Costa Book Award ¦ Longlisted for the Orange (Bailey's) Prize

When two police officers knock on Laura's door, her life changes forever.
Her nine-year-old daughter Betty has been killed in a hit-and-run car accident. When the death is ruled an accident, Laura takes revenge into her own hands. But will her daughter's killer be brought to justice?

Laura's loss and bereavement re-open old wounds and she is thrown back to the story of her passionate love affair with Betty's father David, their marriage, and his subsequent love affair with another woman.

Haunted by Laura's past and desire for revenge, Whatever You Love is a riveting psychological thriller that explores the lengths one mother is willing to go to for love.

If you've enjoyed Whatever You Love, you might also like Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty.

Shortlisted for the Costa Book Award ¦ Longlisted for the Orange (Bailey's) PrizeWhen two police officers knock on Laura's door, her life changes forever.Her nine-year-old daughter Betty has been killed in a hit-and-run car accident. When the death is ruled an accident, Laura takes revenge into her own hands. But will her daughter's killer be brought to justice?Laura's loss and bereavement re-open old wounds and she is thrown back to the story of her passionate love affair with Betty's father David, their marriage, and his subsequent love affair with another woman.Haunted by Laura's past and desire for revenge, Whatever You Love is a riveting psychological thriller that explores the lengths one mother is willing to go to for love.If you've enjoyed Whatever You Love, you might also like Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty.
  • About Louise Doughty

    Louise Doughty is the author of seven novels, most recently the top 5 bestseller Apple Tree Yard, which was chosen for the Richard & Judy Book Club, shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards Crime & Thriller of the Year and the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, longlisted for the Guardian's Not the Booker Prize, and translated into over twenty languages. Her other novels include Whatever You Love, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction.

    She has won awards for radio drama and short stories, along with publishing one work of non-fiction, A Novel in a Year, based on her hugely popular newspaper column.

    She is a critic and cultural commentator for UK and international newspapers and broadcasts regularly for the BBC. She lives in London.

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