Baby X: A Thriller

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$30.99  $28.82
Crooked Lane Books
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5.67 X 8.35 X 1.26 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author
Kira Peikoff is the author of Mother Knows Best, Living Proof, No Time to Die, and Die Again Tomorrow. She has a degree in journalism from New York University and a master's in bioethics from Columbia. Her reported articles have appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, and other outlets. She now works in biotech communications helping spread the word about transformative developments in the life sciences. Peikoff is a proud member of The Authors Guild, International Thriller Writers, and Mystery Writers of America. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two sons.
Praise for Baby X
"A propulsive story."
--New York Times

"Piekoff pulls off a clever twist."
--Publishers Weekly

"Will leave readers breathless. This intelligently crafted tale navigates the intricacies of genetic privacy, fame, and familial bonds . . . A must-read for those intrigued by thought-provoking stories and unexpected turns."

"Exhilarating . . . startlingly prophetic."

"Peikoff does a terrific job of world-building a complex but realistic future full of jaw-dropping twists. Baby X is great sci-fi and reads like a terrifying episode of Black Mirror."
--First Clue Reviews

"Once again Peikoff gives us a breathless thriller--with an ending you totally won't see coming--that leaves us wondering if it could be real. Fantastic!"
--Lee Child

"Timely, smart, and suspenseful, Baby X grabbed me on page one and gripped me tight. Kira Peikoff deftly weaves a story about the implications of stolen DNA into a twisty thriller with real emotional depth."
--Meg Gardiner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"It's hard to find a thriller with a unique plot these days - but Kira Peikoff pulls it off spectacularly. Propulsive, innovative, and futuristic, Baby X unveils a chilling glimpse of the possibilities that lie in wait for us all."
--Sarah Pekkanen, New York Times bestselling author of Gone Tonight

"With clever details, unforgettable characters, and jaw-dropping twists, Baby X is a slick and stylish thriller that feels ripped from tomorrow's headlines. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough--and the ending left me reeling!"
--Andrea Bartz, New York Times bestselling author of We Were Never Here and The Spare Room

"Kira Peikoff's Baby X is inventive, engrossing, and alarmingly prescient. Peikoff paints a chilling future that appears one headline away from reality."
--Robin Cook, New York Times bestselling author

"What makes Baby X so gripping and scary is how plausible the whole thing feels. Peikoff has crafted a thoughtful, realistic future that explores bodily autonomy and the pitfalls of scientific advancement, nestled within a ripping thriller with breakneck twists, and carried by an incredible cast of characters."
--Rob Hart, author of The Warehouse and Assassins Anonymous