I Made a Mistake by Jane Corry

In Poppy Page’s mind, there are two types of women in this world: those who are faithful to their husbands, and those who are not. Until now, Poppy has never questioned which she was.

But when handsome, charming Matthew Gordon walks back into her life after almost two decades, that changes. Poppy makes a single mistake – and that mistake will be far more dangerous than she could imagine.

Someone is going to pay for it with their life . . .

I Made a Mistake is a gripping psychological thriller that constantly surprised me with the unexpected twists and turns of its very intriguing plot. Poppy Page might not have the most exciting marriage in the world but her and her husband are happy…aren’t they? But a chance meeting with an old boyfriend leads to Poppy making a serious error of judgement that could cost her everything.

What I loved most about this book was how easy it was for that one little mistake to snowball into such life changing circumstances for this previously “normal” family. Told by Poppy and her mother in law in alternate chapters, I did wonder how these two threads were relevant to each other but, wow, when the big reveal came it wasn’t one certainly that I hadn’t been expecting! And don’t you just love it when that happens?!

Jane Corry has once again exceeded my expectations and delivered her signature brand of family in peril thriller with a twisty and relatable storyline. It’s an addictive read from start to finish that will have you asking yourself “what would I have done?” And the answer may surprise you…

Highly recommended!

Jane Corry is a former magazine journalist who spent three years working as the writer-in-residence of a high security prison for men. This often hair-raising experience helped inspire herSunday Times-bestselling psychological thrillers,My Husband’s Wife, Blood Sisters, The Dead Ex andI Looked Away, which have been published in more than 35 countries. Jane was a tutor in creative writing at Oxford University and is a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and My Weekly magazine .

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