Whatever You Love
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
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pgchuis - LibraryThing
Laura's nine year old daughter is run over and killed by a car, while walking to a dance class with a friend. The novel describes Laura's grief at the loss of her daughter and later her desire to find ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing
Very, very compelling and quite well-written. The characters are fully realized despite being almost uniformly awful. Did not care for the last couple of twists at the end, though. Read full review