Off-Target (Paperback)
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Off-Target (Paperback)

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Paperback 300 Pages
Published: 17/02/2022
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Combining medical thriller with elements of science fiction and social commentary, Smith's deeply disturbing tale of childbirth and genetic engineering is a chillingly prescient read.

When a one-night stand leads to a long-desired pregnancy, Susan will do anything to ensure her husband won't find out ... including the unthinkable. But when something horrendous is unleashed around the globe, her secret isn't the only thing that is no longer safe...

An unthinkable decision. A deadly mistake. In an all-too-possible near future, when genetic engineering has become the norm for humans, not just crops, parents are prepared to take incalculable risks to ensure that their babies are perfect ... altering genes that may cause illness, and more.

Susan has been trying for a baby for years, and when an impulsive one-night stand makes her dream come true, she'll do anything to keep her daughter and ensure her husband doesn't find out ... including the unthinkable. She believes her secret is safe. For now.

But as governments embark on a perilous genetic arms race and children around the globe start experiencing a host of distressing symptoms - even taking their own lives - something truly horrendous is unleashed. Because those children have only one thing in common, and people are starting to ask questions...

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781914585029
Number of pages: 300
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“Superb”

Off Target by Eve Smith is an exciting and deeply disturbing story about the length parents will go to, to have a healthy, ‘perfect’ baby! Relevant and compelling, the tension comes from the powerful themes it deals... More

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“Loved this book”

mother, and who didn't find it easy, the story around this resonated. However it's the actual plot of this thriller that had me gripped from the start. Fabulously written, it pulls the reader into the... More

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“Brilliant”

This is a real doozy of a novel. After reading The Waiting Rooms I didn't think Eve could do better but here she is with a really brilliant concept. Set inthe near future it tells the story of Susan who... More

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