The Hypnotist: Book summary and reviews of The Hypnotist by M. J. Rose

The Hypnotist

The Reincarnationist, Book 3

by M. J. Rose

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The Hypnotist by M. J. Rose
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  • Published in USA  May 2010
    416 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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An FBI agent, tormented by a death he wasn't able to prevent, a crime he's never been able to solve and a love he's never forgotten, discovers that his true conflict resides not in his past, but in a…Past Life.

Haunted by a twenty-year old murder of a beautiful young painter, Lucian Glass keeps his demons at bay through his fascinating work as a Special Agent with the FBI's Art Crime Team. Currently investigating a crazed art collector who has begun destroying prized masterworks, Glass is thrust into a bizarre hostage negotiation that takes him undercover at the Phoenix Foundation—dedicated to the science of past life study—where, in order to maintain his cover, he agrees to submit to the treatment of a hypnotist.

Under hypnosis, Glass travels from ancient Greece to 19th century Persia, while the case takes him from New York to Paris and the movie capital of world. These journeys will change his very understanding of reality, lead him to question his own sanity and land him at the center of perhaps the most audacious art heist in history: the theft of a 1,500 year old sculpture from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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"In the third transfixing thriller in her Reincarnationist series (The Reincarnationist, The Memorist), Rose continues to excite readers with enthralling tales of lives past and present interconnecting." - Library Journal

"Starred Review. In this stunning page-turner special agent Lucian Glass .. continues to pursue Malachai Samuels of the Phoenix Foundation as well as the list of Memory Tools..." - Publishers Weekly

"It’s a take-it-or-leave-it sort of proposition: you either buy into the author’s story, or you don’t. But thanks to her genuine storytelling abilities, even skeptical thriller fans will have trouble saying no." - Booklist

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A Great Book
I really enjoyed the novel and this was the first book in the series that I had read. The plot was engaging, suspenseful, romantic and there were some twists that made the book interesting. The characters were well developed, the flow was smooth and it was easy to read. I have always been fascinated with the paranormal. So pick up a copy of this great book. You will be not be disappoint

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M. J. Rose Author Biography

New York Times Bestseller, M.J. Rose grew up in New York City mostly in the labyrinthine galleries of the Metropolitan Museum, the dark tunnels and lush gardens of Central Park and reading her mother's favorite books before she was allowed. She believes mystery and magic are all around us but we are too often too busy to notice... books that exaggerate mystery and magic draw attention to it and remind us to look for it and revel in it.

Rose's work has appeared in many magazines including Oprah Magazine and she has been featured in the New York Times, Newsweek, WSJ, Time, USA Today and on the Today Show, and NPR radio. Rose graduated from Syracuse University, spent the '80s in advertising, has a commercial in the Museum of Modern Art in NYC and since 2005 has run the first marketing ...

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