The Cost of Living

A LIfe for a Life

For Every Child Born Someone Must Die

The math is simple. The politics behind it are anything but...

When Janice becomes pregnant, her life will be forfeit. Her only out is to find someone desperate enough to volunteer as a life donor. But the man who promises to save her has an agenda all his own. In her search for salvation, Janice soon finds herself enmeshed in a deep government-led conspiracy.

  • "Thought-provoking, Interesting, Powerful" 

  • "A Dystopian Gem"

This novella will take the reader to a dystopian future of a world of adults where birthmothers are a privileged class and every child is a celebrity. If you enjoyed the Handmaid’s Tale, you’ll love this.


Readers are saying:

"Well written, fast paced, by a very talented author. I am an author myself and highly recommend this read."

"Fantastic! I was mesmerized by this dystopian future where over population is controlled by exchanging a life for every new life. The twist at the end was awesome!"

"...there are plenty of twists along the way, keeping the plot delightfully unpredictable!"

"...captivating conspiracy tale that keeps you on the edge of your seat!"

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Author of 'NanoMorphosis'

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