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Louise Doughty - Author


Louise Doughty is the author of seven novels, including the Top Ten bestseller Apple Tree Yard. Her sixth novel, Whatever You Love, was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She has also won awards for radio drama and short stories, along with publishing one work of non-fiction, A Novel in a Year, based on her popular newspaper column. She is a critic and cultural commentator for UK and international newspapers and broadcasts regularly for the BBC. She is a former judge of the Man Booker Prize, was Chair of Judges for last year’s Desmond Elliott Award, and a judge for the 2015 Costa Book of the Year Award. She lives in London.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Louise Doughty

Black Water by Louise Doughty
Black Water
Louise Doughty
Fluctuating between the riots and massacre in Indonesia in 1965 and the second coup in 1997 with the unrest of 1998, this is a powerful tale of espionage and love. Our hero, a courier, appears to be in disgrace, hiding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017
Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
Reader Reviewed Apple Tree Yard
Louise Doughty
A gripping psychological thriller. Yvonne Carmichael is a woman who prides herself on her ability to control her life and achieve what she wants. The tale builds alarmingly, beginning with an impulsive affair which sets in train a series of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
Black Water by Louise Doughty
Black Water
Louise Doughty
One of our Books of the Year 2016. June 2016 Book of the Month. Fluctuating between the riots and massacre in Indonesia in 1965 and the second coup in 1997 with the unrest of 1998, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
Whatever You Love
Louise Doughty
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 31 March 2011. One of the 20 Longlisted titles for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011. A heart-wrenching novel of revenge, compulsion and desire from acclaimed novelist Louise Doughty. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2014
Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
Reader Reviewed Apple Tree Yard
Louise Doughty
Shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger - Thriller of the Year 2014. A gripping psychological thriller. Yvonne Carmichael is a woman who prides herself on her ability to control her life and achieve what she wants. The tale...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
Apple Tree Yard
Louise Doughty
June 2013 Book of the Month. A gripping psychological thriller from Costa shortlisted novelist Louise Doughty. Yvonne Carmichael is a woman who prides herself on her ability to control her life and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2013
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
Whatever You Love
Louise Doughty
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2010.Costa Book Awards 2010 Judges' comment: "A raw, compelling story told with savage beauty. Difficult to read but impossible to put down."
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2010
A Novel in a Year by Louise Doughty
A Novel in a Year
Louise Doughty
As well as sorting out your health and wealth for new year why not start that book you've always wanted to write? Louise Doughty's new book gives you all the advice you need for getting started, planning and turning out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2008

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