A spellbinding novel from the internationally bestselling author! A Secret Worth Dying Forab Jac LaEtoile has always been haunted by visions of the past, her earliest memories infused with the exotic scents that she grew up with as the heir to a storied French perfume company. These worsened after her motheras suicide until she finally found a doctor who helped her, teaching her to explore the mythological symbolism in her visions and thus lessen their painful impact. This ability led Jac to a wildly successful career as a mythologist, television personality, and author. When her brother, Robbieawhoas taken over the House of LaEtoile from their fatheracontacts Jac about a remarkable discovery in the family archives, sheas skeptical. But when Robbie goes missing before he can share the secretaleaving a dead body in his wakeaJac is plunged into a world she thought shead left behind. Traveling back to Paris to investigate Robbieas disappearance, Jac discovers that the secret is a mysterious scent developed in Cleopatraas time. Could the rumors swirling be true? Can this ancient perfume hold the power to unlock the ability to remember past lives and conclusively prove reincarnation? If this possession has the power to change the world, then itas not only worth living forabitas worth killing for, too. The Book of Lost Fragrances fuses history, passion, and suspense in an intoxicating web that moves from Cleopatraas Egypt and the terrors of revolutionary France to Tibetas battle with China and the glamour of modern-day Paris. This marvelous, spellbinding novel mixes the sensory allure of Perfume with the heartbreaking beauty of The Time Traveleras Wife, coming to life as richly as our most wildly imagined dreams.The Book of Lost Fragrances fuses history, passion, and suspense in an intoxicating web that moves from Cleopatraas Egypt and the terrors of revolutionary France to Tibetas battle with China and the glamour of modern-day Paris.
|Title||:||The Book of Lost Fragrances|
|Author||:||M. J. Rose|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2012-03-13|