The Baby Squad by Andrew Neiderman

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In the middle of the twenty-first century, the search for the human ideal is over. A medical breakthrough maintains the integrity of the world's gene pool. It's also made the birth of Abnormals -- children born of natural pregnancy -- a capital offense. To ensure the faultless future of the human race, The Baby Squad is created to track down all women who defy the law, and exact punishment. Women like Natalie Ross. She's pregnant -- a blessing to her, a disgrace to society -- and she's afraid. One young woman has already been found murdered. And the promise of more bloodshed soon sends Natalie on the run to the underground, where a safe house awaits. Or so she thinks. For Natalie and her unborn child pose a mortal threat to those in power who desire a pure world of their own design -- a world they will do anything to protect....

About Andrew Neiderman

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Andrew Neiderman is the author of numerous novels of suspense and terror published by Pocket Books and Pocket Star Books, including Deficiency, The Baby Squad, Under Abduction, Dead Time, Curse, In Double Jeopardy, The Dark, Surrogate Child, and The Devil's Advocate -- which was made into a major motion picture by Warner Brothers. He lives in Palm Springs, California, with his wife, Diane. Visit his website at
Published August 1, 2003 by Pocket Books. 388 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Set in the late 21st century, this nightmarish novel from Neiderman (Under Abduction, etc.) portrays a world where sterility is mandated, pregnancy is a crime and children are born under clinical supervision, ensuring that every twist of their double helixes will result in a Perfect Child.

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However, the vigilante group that polices the community to insure no Abnormals reside there, THE BABY SQUAD, catches the teen.

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Babies are no longer a right, but a privilege, and applications have to be filled out and special attorneys hired before any couple is allowed to have a baby.

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