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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Gene Thieves
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'Lonely genetic scientist Piggy Brown is desperate for a child, but he's in a tricky situation: he needs a lawyer to help him. Dancer is used to contracts which push the envelope of the law, and he has his own reasons for wanting to find a way to grant this brilliant man's wish.

'The Conjugal-Contract lawyer visits The Nest, the official centre for surrogates, and inveigles them into recommending someone they have used before, someone who won't ask too many questions about the baby she carries. But choosing a surrogate can be risky, and this one, Angela, comes with baggage: her own child, Molly ... a six-year-old who has already seen too much of her mother's world.

'When a grotesque kidnapping happens, everyone's life is thrown into chaos and Jack Lee, Chief Investigator for UN Ethical Science Council, decides it's time to take charge, for the sake of the future.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2009 .
      Extent: 432p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 March 2009.
      ISBN: 9780732287177 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Keith Stevenson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , no. 43 2010; (p. 156-157)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
[Untitled] Bronwyn Macdonald , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 17 no. 3 2009; (p. 46)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Take Three Colin Steele , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 26 April 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Scott Moore , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 April 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Untitled James Francis , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2008-2009 vol. 88 no. 5 2008; (p. 47)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Untitled James Francis , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2008-2009 vol. 88 no. 5 2008; (p. 47)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Scott Moore , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 April 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
Take Three Colin Steele , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 26 April 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Gene Thieves Maria Quinn , 2009 single work novel
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