Polly Ho-Yen’s debut adult thriller,Dark Lullaby, publishes today. Dark Lullaby is Polly’s first foray into adult publishing after having written a number of award-winning children’s book titles.
The world is suffering an infertility crisis, the last natural birth was over twenty years ago and now the only way to conceive is through a painful fertility treatment. Any children born are strictly monitored, and if you are deemed an unfit parent then your child is extracted.
After witnessing so many struggling to conceive – and then keep – their babies, Kit thought she didn’t want children. But then she meets Thomas and they have a baby girl, Mimi.
Soon the small mistakes build up and suddenly Kit is faced with the possibility of losing her daughter, and she is forced to ask herself how far she will go to keep her family together.
Out now in paperback.