This book was shortlisted for the Costa Book Award.
It was longlisted for the Orange (Bailey's) Prize. It comes from the bestselling author of APPLE TREE YARD.
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 06/03/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571313440