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The One: A Novel by [John Marrs]
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Editorial Reviews


''A shock on every other page.'' —Wall Street 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

''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

''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

''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

"Exciting, addictive, and enticing, The One is superbly plotted ... thrilling and intoxicating.” —Becca's Books

"A compelling read ... intriguing ideas." —SFX

"This smart story … proves that even with science behind it, the course of true love never runs smooth." —Sunday Mirror

About the Author

John Marrs is a freelance journalist based in London, England, who has spent the last twenty years interviewing celebrities from the world of television, film, and music for national newspapers and magazines. He has written for such publications as the Guardian's Guide and Guardian Online, Total Film, Huffington Post, S Magazine, and Company.

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • Publication Date : February 20, 2018
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 341 pages
  • Publisher : Hanover Square Press; Original Edition (February 20, 2018)
  • File Size : 3423 KB
  • Language: : English
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 3,157 ratings