Though this novel begins with a bang, leaving the reader speculating what happens and the identity of the other person with Joshua. The situation with thieves slows down the plot where the circumstances revealed become somewhat implausible, and one wonders if the shady characters involved are really as obtuse as presented. This quick and easy read offers suspense with its multifaceted themes that are breathtaking as well as frightening.
... every chapter ends on a more nail-biting cliff-hanger than the one before ... Plunge into One Fatal Mistake and meditate on the sliding spectrum of criminality ... It’s fascinating to watch Karen confront what she can do—what’s she’s willing to do—to save her son.
Hunt tackles questions of morality and family loyalty along the way to the exciting finale, and Shane is a truly terrifying villain. Readers who don’t mind some predictable action will find plenty to enjoy.