The Mistake I Made

The Mistake I Made

a totally addictive psychological thriller with characters you’ll believe in


'A page-turning thriller with heart' Renée Knight, author of Disclaimer

If you slept with a stranger for money, who'd really end up paying?

We all think we know who we are.

What we’re capable of.

Roz is a single mother, a physiotherapist, a sister, a friend. She’s also desperate.

Her business has gone under, she’s crippled by debt and she’s just had to explain to her son why someone’s taken all their furniture away.

But now a stranger has made her an offer. For one night with her, he’ll pay enough to bring her back from the edge.

Roz has a choice to make.

'A big-hearted, empathetic novel about ordinary lives and the tremors that can rock them' Guardian

Now a major ITV TV series starring Anna Friel

What readers are saying:

***** ‘Chilling, gripping and deeply addictive.’
***** ‘I could not put it down. This book certainly makes you question just how far you would go for money, for love, for family.’


  • A page-turning thriller with heart
    Renee Knight, author of DISCLAIMER

About the author

Paula Daly

Paula Daly is the acclaimed author of six novels. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and her books have been developed for the ITV series, DEEP WATER, starring Anna Friel. She was born in Lancashire and lives in the Lake District with her family.
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