The Book of Lost Fragrances (MP3 CD)

A Novel of Suspense (Reincarnationist #4)

By M. J. Rose, Phil Gigante (Read by)

Brilliance Audio, 9781511333177

Publication Date: September 22, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/12/2013)
Hardcover (3/13/2012)
Hardcover, Large Print (6/1/2012)
Compact Disc (3/1/2012)
MP3 CD (3/1/2012)
MP3 CD (2/12/2013)
Compact Disc (2/12/2013)
MP3 CD (3/13/2012)
Compact Disc (3/13/2012)

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March 2012 Indie Next List

The Book of Lost Fragrances takes the reader on a aromatic carpet ride from Egypt to New York City to China to Paris and back again through the ages, involving a secret people would kill for. Cleopatra believed a fragrance could enable one to remember past lives. Today, China has forbidden Tibetans from exploring their belief in reincarnation to the extant that the boy chosen by the Dalai Lama has disappeared. At the same time Jac L'Etoile, daughter of the famous Paris perfume manufacturer has visions of past lives and lovers. Their stories are connected by a two thousand year-old fragrance. A sensuous thriller combined with a heartbreaking love story and a modern dilemma for a country under siege.”
— Karen Briggs, Great Northern Books and Hobbies, Oscoda, MI
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Description

Jac L'Etoile has always been haunted by the past, her memories infused with the exotic scents that she grew up surrounded by as the heir to a storied French perfume company. In order to flee the pain of those remembrances--and of her mother's suicide--she moved to America. Now, fourteen years later she and her brother have inherited the company along with it's financial problems. But when her Robbie hints at an earth-shattering discovery in the family archives and then suddenly goes missing--leaving a dead body in his wake--Jac is plunged into a world she thought she'd left behind. Back in Paris to investigate her brother's disappearance, Jac becomes haunted by the legend the House of L'Etoile has been espousing since 1799. Is there a scent that can unlock the mystery of reincarnation - or is it just another dream infused perfume? The Book of Lost Fragrances fuses history, passion, and suspense, moving from Cleopatra's Egypt and the terrors of revolutionary France to Tibet's battle with China and the glamor of modern-day Paris. Jac's quest for the ancient perfume someone is willing to kill for becomes the key to understanding her own troubled past.