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One False Move (Quick Reads)

Dreda Say Mitchell

Reading level: Level 1

Fiction: thriller.

Hayley swore when she got out of prison that she would turn her life around. But living on the Devil’s Estate doesn’t make that easy.

She spends her days looking after her daughter, and her nights collecting cash from people who can’t get loans any other way. But someone has just robbed her. And she has twenty-four hours to get the money back, or her boss will come for her.

Her criminal ex-boyfriend says he can help. Hayley wants nothing to do with him. But time is running out, and she has to choose – save herself, or save her soul?

If she makes one false move, her life will be over…

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  • Hodder
  • 9781473640634
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Reader Reviews

This book keeps the reader engrossed, wanting to know how Hayley is going to solve the predicament she has unwittingly found herself in. It shows different sides of a variety of characters, and has you wondering if it is possible for there to be a happy ending.

30 June 2021

This book surprised me. It implied gruesome things were imminent but in the end were avoided. I’d quite like to read more by this author.

20 February 2017