The Hypnotist's Love Story

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The Hypnotist's Love Story

By Liane Moriarty

Berkley Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780425260937, 466pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 2013

Description
For fans of Emily Giffin, another wonderful book from the author of the #1 "New York Times "bestseller, "The Husband's Secret."..
Ellen O Farrell is a professional hypnotherapist who works out of the eccentric beachfront home she inherited from her grandparents. It's a nice life, except for her tumultuous relationship history. She's stoic about it, but at this point, Ellen wouldn t mind a lasting one. When she meets Patrick, she's optimistic. He's attractive, single, employed, and best of all, he seems to like her back. Then comes that dreaded moment: "He thinks they should have a talk. "
Braced for the worst, Ellen is pleasantly surprised. It turns out that Patrick's ex-girlfriend is stalking him. Ellen thinks, "Actually, that's kind of interesting." She's dating someone worth stalking. She's intrigued by the woman's motives. In fact, she d even love to meet her.
Ellen doesn t know it, but she already has.


About the Author
Liane Moriarty is the number-oneNew York Timesbestselling author ofBig Little Lies, The Husband's Secret, andWhat Alice Forgot, as well asThe Hypnotist's Love Story, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, and the Nicola Berry series for children. Liane lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two children. www.lianemoriarty.com.au


Praise For The Hypnotist's Love Story

“A sharp and funny romantic tale.” —O, the Oprah Magazine

The Hypnotist’s Love Story is an intensely absorbing, excellently written tale that turns Fatal Attraction on its head—finally! Told with wit, charm, empathy, and plenty of suspense, you’ll regret turning the pages so fast to find out how it ends. Loved it!” — Sarah Strohmeyer, bestselling author of Kindred Spirits and The Cinderella Pact

“Spellbinding! Reading Liane Moriarty is like spending the afternoon with a wise, witty, comforting friend. I could not put it down!”—Beth Harbison, author of Always Something There to Remind Me

“[A] smart romance…a fresh spin on grappling with misplaced passion.”—Good Housekeeping

“A witty modern love story in the age of cohabitation, blended families, and second chances, this is a compassionate, absorbing tale. Moriarty has crafted an incredibly likable heroine in Ellen, the hypnotherapist who can solve her clients’ problems but can’t seem to keep her own life from spiraling into soap opera. Readers who enjoy Jennifer Close and Marian Keyes will adore Moriarty’s wit and warmth.”—Booklist (starred review)

“A warmly humorous, gently poignant, ultimately comforting tale of frustration and redemption...Moriarty writes with both a frisky wit and a generosity of spirit that’s truly disarming…It will make you feel warm all over.” —USA Today

“Simply exquisite, fascinating (and frequently hilarious)…as much of a page-turner as any thriller.”—Bookreporter

“Mesmerizing.” –Family Circle

“This superb novel…examines misunderstandings—not just with lovers, but with friends, families and, perhaps most often, ourselves.”—Parade