Change Agent

  • by Daniel Suarez
  • Narrated by Jeff Gurner
  • 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Daniel Suarez delivers an exhilarating sci-fi thriller exploring a potential future where CRISPR genetic editing allows the human species to control evolution itself.
On a crowded train platform, Interpol agent Kenneth Durand feels the sting of a needle - and his transformation begins....
In 2045 Kenneth Durand leads Interpol's most effective team against genetic crime, hunting down black market labs that perform "vanity edits" on human embryos for a price. These illegal procedures augment embryos in ways that are rapidly accelerating human evolution - preying on human-trafficking victims to experiment and advance their technology.
With the worlds of genetic crime and human trafficking converging, Durand and his fellow Interpol agents discover that one figure looms behind it all: Marcus Demang Wyckes, leader of a powerful and sophisticated cartel known as the Huli jing.
But the Huli jing have identified Durand, too. After being forcibly dosed with a radical new change agent, Durand wakes from a coma weeks later to find he's been genetically transformed into someone else - his most wanted suspect: Wyckes.
Now a fugitive, pursued through the genetic underworld by his former colleagues and the police, Durand is determined to restore his original DNA by locating the source of the mysterious - and highly valuable - change agent. But Durand hasn't anticipated just how difficult locating his enemy will be. With the technology to genetically edit the living, Wyckes and his Huli jing could be anyone and everyone - and they have plans to undermine identity itself.

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A real page turner

A good sci fi yarn, which I romped through. The performance was great too. Recommended.
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- Amazon Customer

A thought provoking thriller (as always)

Since being introduced to Genetic engineering in my biochemistry course at university in 88 I have always been enthralled at the developments in this field.

This book coupled a well researched background to a thrilling story making a great listen. The narrator did a good job and didn't interfere with the pace of the novel.

Daniel Suarez has become a must read author to any sci/tech fan.
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- Dr. S. Blanchard

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-04-2017
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio