The One by John Marrs audiobook

The One

By John Marrs
Read by Sophie Eldred , Simon Bubb , Clare Corbett , Jock Davies , and Vicki Hall

Hanover Square Press, Harlequin Audio 9781335005106
11.03 Hours Unabridged
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How far would you go to find The One? A simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab and soon you’ll be matched with your perfect partner—the one you’re genetically made for. That’s the promise made by Match Your DNA. A decade ago, the company announced that they had found the gene that pairs each of us with our soul mate. Since then, millions of people around the world have been matched. But the discovery has its downsides: test results have led to the breakup of countless relationships and upended the traditional ideas of dating, romance and love. Now five very different people have received the notification that they’ve been “Matched.” They’re each about to meet their one true love. But “happily ever after” isn’t guaranteed for everyone. Because even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking than others… A word-of-mouth hit in the United Kingdom, The One is a fascinating novel that shows how even the simplest discoveries can have complicated consequences.

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Summary

Summary

How far would you go to find The One?

A simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab and soon you’ll be matched with your perfect partner—the one you’re genetically made for.

That’s the promise made by Match Your DNA. A decade ago, the company announced that they had found the gene that pairs each of us with our soul mate. Since then, millions of people around the world have been matched. But the discovery has its downsides: test results have led to the breakup of countless relationships and upended the traditional ideas of dating, romance and love.

Now five very different people have received the notification that they’ve been “Matched.” They’re each about to meet their one true love. But “happily ever after” isn’t guaranteed for everyone. Because even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking than others…

A word-of-mouth hit in the United Kingdom, The One is a fascinating novel that shows how even the simplest discoveries can have complicated consequences.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A compelling dark read that gets you thinking.” Sun (London)
“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
“Brilliantly inventive thriller, The One is a must-read for anyone who’s ever braved the dating pool.” Good Housekeeping
“The paths to ‘true love’ for these couples take many twisted and complicated turns…Intriguing.” Library Journal
“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
“Marrs’ engrossing, believable thriller raises intriguing questions about our science-tinged future.” Booklist
“Will simultaneously intrigue both romantics and skeptics…Gripping enough to read all in one sitting.” Kirkus Reviews
“Fantastic…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, one that stimulates the mind while warming the heart…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

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Author

Author Bio: John Marrs

Author Bio: John Marrs

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.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 11.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English