One, The by John Marrs

How far would you go to find THE ONE?
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 – and deadlier – than others..

(Note: Previously published as A Thousand Small Explosions).

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Really clever concept and some great characters and twists. It's a real joy to read something totally original, smart and thought provoking. ― Peter James

Gripping from the start and 
full of surprises, this kept us up long after lights out -- Isabelle Broom ― Heat

wonderful concept, 
ridiculously entertaining ... an absolute pleasure, the malevolence and impishness of a young Roald Dahl -- T. A Cotterell ― author of What Alice Knew

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, ― Sunday Times bestselling author of Baby Doll

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

Engaging concept, craftily executed -- Adrian J Walker, ― bestselling author of The End of the World Running Club

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

compelling read ... intriguing ideas ― SFX

This psychological thriller is 
a real page-turner ― Fabulous (The Sun)

exciting new psychological thriller with a dark twist ― TV Life (Star on Sunday)

The One is a unique, unpredictable and fast-paced novel that’s in equal parts unsettling and exciting ... If you’re fed-up with the samey psychological thrillers that are churned out each month, The One will restore your faith in the genre. ― Culturefly

fascinating thriller … A furiously paced, compelling and hugely entertaining novel which comes recommended ― Starburst

clever concept and some great characters and twists. It's a real joy to read something totally original, smart and thought-provoking. -- Peter James

a high octane read that will satisfy a wide variety of crime fans ... a page turner – deliciously dark, thought-provoking and hugely enjoyable -- Paul Burston

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 1785035622
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Random House UK (25 May 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1784752134
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1785035623
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