You don't need to own a Kindle device to enjoy Kindle books. Download one of our FREE Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on all your devices.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Buying Options

Read this title for $0.00. Learn more
Read for $0.00
OR
Kindle Price: $3.99
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

<Embed>

Loading recommendations for you
Recommendations for you

Adding to Cart...

Added to Cart

Not Added

Item is in your Cart

View Cart

Not Added

There was a problem adding this item to Cart. Please try again later.
Sorry, we're having trouble showing recommendations right now. Please try again later.
Continue shopping
Maternal Instinct: "Dystopian fiction at its finest." by [Bowyer, Rebecca]
Kindle App Ad

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Maternal Instinct: "Dystopian fiction at its finest." Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$3.99

Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled
Language: English

Amazon Launchpad Watch and Shop
Discover new, innovative, and trending products from emerging brands Watch Now

Product description

Review

"If you liked Vox, you'll love this... Amazing debut by Rebecca Bowyer." ~ Emily-Jane Clark, best-selling author of Sleep is for the Weak.

"Fans of The Handmaid’s Tale will be instantly hooked... Maternal Instinct asks questions about humanity’s final destination if we continue down society’s current path of no real support for working parents.” ~ Virginia Franken, author of Life After Coffee

"It’s a cracking good read about upholding the rules, until time shows you that maybe the rules aren’t right in the first place. This is feminist dystopian fiction at its finest, set in a not-too-distant future that is not at all difficult to envisage. Settle in, because you won’t be putting it down any time soon!" ~ Amy Wakley-AhearnHandbagmafia

Product Description

Australia 2040. No child lives in poverty and every child is safe. But at what cost?

19-year-old Monica never wanted a baby but the laws require her to give birth twice before she can move on with her life.

Now that her first son, Oscar, has arrived she's not so sure she wants to hand him over to be raised by professional parents: the Maters and Paters.

When Monica turns to her birth mother, Alice, for help, she triggers a series of events that force Alice to confront her own dark past. Alice must decide - help her daughter break the law, or persuade her to accept her fate and do what's best for the nation's children?

"If you liked Vox, you'll love this... Amazing debut by Rebecca Bowyer." Emily-Jane Clark, best-selling author of Sleep is for the Weak.

"Fans of The Handmaid's Tale will be instantly hooked... Maternal Instinct asks questions about humanity's final destination if we continue down society's current path of no real support for working parents." Virginia Franken, author of Life After Coffee

"It's a cracking good read about upholding the rules, until time shows you that maybe the rules aren't right in the first place. This is feminist dystopian fiction at its finest, set in a not-too-distant future that is not at all difficult to envisage. Settle in, because you won't be putting it down any time soon!" Amy Wakley-Ahearn, Handbagmafia

"A very well written novel, that I hope many people will enjoy..." ~ Ashleigh Meikle, The Book Muse

"Something of a blend of The Handmaid's Tale and 1984, this is a fantastic book. I was hooked early on and didn't want to put this one down. I read it over the course of a family vacation and stayed up far too late at night because I NEEDED to know what was going to happen." ~ Elle, Erratic Project Junkie

"The story is amazing, it is unique. I’ve never ever read anything like this before." ~ Anna S, NetGalley reviewer

"Absolutely amazing book. Kept me hooked and wondering what was going to happen with an absolutely bitter sweet ending. I'd love to see a second book carrying on from this! 5 stars." ~ Lauren H., NetGalley reviewer

"This book has such an UNIQUE storyline... When I say I couldn't put this book down, I mean I really couldn't." ~ Kade G., NetGalley reviewer

"Dystopia at its finest! It gave me “Brave New World” vibes (my all time favourite) which made “Maternal Instinct” a very enjoyable read for me." ~ Bettina M., NetGalley reviewer

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 628 KB
  • Print Length: 312 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07V1LFFWW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #156,265 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
click to open popover

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
3 customer ratings
5 star
62%
4 star
38%
3 star 0% (0%) 0%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

2 customer reviews

12 November 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
10 October 2019
Format: Kindle Edition
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.7 out of 5 stars 4 reviews
Veronica Strachan
5.0 out of 5 starsA troubling dystopian future
12 November 2019 - Published on Amazon.com
Hannah Rickey
4.0 out of 5 starsEnjoyable read
19 November 2019 - Published on Amazon.com
Tracy james
5.0 out of 5 starsgreat voice
3 December 2019 - Published on Amazon.com
Linda Crum
5.0 out of 5 starsI really enjoyed this book
2 December 2019 - Published on Amazon.com