The Hypnotist's Love Story: A Novel
- Publish Date: 2013-06-04
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Liane Moriarty
AÂ âsharp and funny romantic taleâ(O, the Oprah Magazine)Â from the #1 New York Times bestselling author ofÂ The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies.
Ellen OâFarrell is a professional hypnotherapist who works out of the eccentric beachfront home she inherited from her grandparents. Itâs a nice life, except for her tumultuous relationship history. Sheâs stoic about it, but at this point, Ellen wouldnât mind a lasting one. When she meets Patrick, sheâs optimistic. Heâs 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 Patrickâs ex-girlfriend is stalking him. Ellen thinks, Actually, thatâs kind of interesting. Sheâs dating someone worth stalking. Sheâs intrigued by the womanâs motives. In fact, sheâd even love to meet her.
Ellen doesnât know it, but she already has.