|Media type||Print (Hardcover & Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Two Lives|
|Followed by||Death in Summer|
- For the film of the same name made from the novel, see Felicia's Journey (film).
The book won the Whitbread Prize in 1994.
The plot follows eighteen-year-old Felicia, a poor provincial Irish girl, who was made pregnant and abandoned by Johnny Lysaght, a young man who is supposedly working in the English Midlands. Felicia's father believes Johnny has run off to join the British army. As Felicia journeys to the Midlands in search of the father of her unborn child, she meets with mild-mannered Mr Hilditch, the manager of a catering company who, unknown to her, is a serial killer in search of loitering young girls.
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