THE MISTAKE I MADE is the latest page-turner from one of the England’s most captivating new thriller writers. In her provocative and riveting third novel, Paula Daly focuses her masterful eye for psychological suspense and family drama on an indecent proposal that has fatal repercussions.
Natty and Sean Wainwright have a rock-solid marriage. When their younger daughter falls ill on a school trip to France, Natty rushes to her side. Her best friend from college, Eva, is visiting and offers to stay with Sean and lend a hand. Natty returns to find that Sean has fallen in love with Eva. When she receives a note that Eva has done this before, with fatal consequences, Natty must navigate a maze of secrets and lies that threatens her life and the safety of her loved ones.
During an impossibly hectic week, Lisa Kallisto takes her eye off the ball for a moment and her world descends into a living nightmare. Not only is her best friend’s 13-year-old daughter missing, but it’s Lisa’s fault. Wracked with guilt over her mistake, she sets out to right the wrong. As she begins digging under the surface, she learns that everything is not quite what it first appears to be.