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John Marrs
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The One

John Marrs



Science Fiction » Science;
Science Fiction » Biology;
Science Fiction » Dystopia;
Horror » Thriller Horror;
Paranormal Romance » Cultural Period Romance


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One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner - the one you're genetically made for.A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test, desperate to find true love. Now five more people meet their Match. But even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking than others...

By:   John Marrs
Dimensions:   Height: 231mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 41mm
Weight:   567g
ISBN:   9781335005106
ISBN 10:   1335005102
Publication Date:   February 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Unlike any other psychological thriller ... Like a lengthy episode of the dark TV series Black Mirror ... so expertly written it gets you thinking that it could happen in real life --Peterborough Telegraph Fantastic ... I can't remember the last time I was simultaneously this entertained and this disturbed. The One is a clever story with great pacing but it's the characters that make this a standout thriller. --Hollie Overton, author of Baby Doll The One is my kind of book ... Gorgeously written, and pulsing with heart. --Louise Beech, author of The Mountain in My Shoe Engaging concept, craftily executed. --Adrian J. Walker, author of The End of the World Running Club Gripping from the start and full of surprises, this kept us up long after lights out. --Heat This will have you gripped. --Woman's Own Brilliantly inventive thriller, The One is a must-read for anyone who's ever braved the dating pool --Good Housekeeping The One is a unique, unpredictable and fast-paced novel that's in equal parts unsettling and exciting. --Culturefly A fascinating thriller ... A furiously paced, compelling and hugely entertaining novel which comes recommended --Starburst If a DNA swab could find your soulmate, would you take the test? This smart story ... proves that even with science behind it, the course of true love never runs smooth. -Irish Sunday Mirror What if science found a way to change the dating and marriage scene by ensuring that couples were perfectly matched to each other through their DNA? ... Readers of thrillers and SF will enjoy this book. -Library Journal Brilliantly inventive, The One is a must-read for anyone who's ever braved the dating pool. -Good Housekeeping Marrs' engrossing, believable thriller raises intriguing questions about our science-tinged future. -Booklist Just try to put this gripping thriller down once you pick it up. -AARP A dark thriller for the Valentine's Day skeptic. -The New York Post

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