Whatever You Love, from Louise Doughty - the bestselling author of Apple Tree Yard, now a major BBC 1 series - is a heart-wrenching psychological thriller about bereavement and revenge, desire and infidelity.
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award Longlisted for the Orange Prize Two police officers knock on Laura's door and her life changes forever.
They tell her that her nine-year old daughter Betty has been hit by a car and killed.
When justice is slow to arrive, Laura decides to take her own revenge and begins to track down the man responsible.
Laura's grief also re-opens 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 affair with another woman.
Haunted by her past, and driven to breaking point by her desire for retribution, Laura discovers the lengths she is willing to go to for love.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 06/03/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571313440