About this book
A psychological thriller from the author of "Whatever You Love", which was shortlisted for a Costa Award and longlisted for the Orange Prize. A respected female scientist makes a reckless decision that leads to her standing trial for murder. Both a courtroom drama and an exploration of the values we live by. '...a courageous writer, willing to explore deeper territory with each book.' "Independent"
Yvonne Carmichael has worked hard to achieve the life she always wanted: a high-flying career in genetics, a beautiful home, a good relationship with her husband and their two grown-up children. Then one day she meets a stranger at the Houses of Parliament and, on impulse, begins a passionate affair with him.
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