The Halo Effect - M.J. Rose Reviews
Description:ISBN 0778320804 / Author: M.J. Rose / Genre: Crime / Thriller / The mutilated body of a prostitute in a nun's habit, her pubic hair ... more
The Halo Effect - M.J. Rose ... shaved into a cross, appears on page one of this suspense thriller, making it plain that Rose's latest (after Sheet Music) is not for the squeamish. The novel is the first in a new series featuring the Butterfield Institute, a Manhattan sex therapy clinic employing psychiatrist Dr. Morgan Snow. One of Morgan's patients, the clever and selective call girl Cleo Thane, has written a memoir full of thinly disguised portraits of her clients, powerful men with odd fantasies and fetishes. She leaves this potentially explosive manuscript with Dr. Snow and then misses several appointments, causing Morgan to suspect foul play. Yet NYPD Det. Noah Jordain and his team, diligently pursuing leads in what's become a gory, ritualistic series of prostitute murders, have no evidence that Cleo, whose clientele puts her in a class by herself, might be a victim. Noah and Morgan are drawn to each other, but when Morgan can't persuade Noah to devote more effort to the search for Cleo, she determines to go undercover and meet Cleo's principal clients herself.
Newest Review: ... we are reading about a madman who is killing women at quite a rate. Part of this is due to the fact that we barely follow ... more
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by - written on 25/09/10, updated on 25/09/10 (Very useful, 61 readings)
Dr Morgan Snow is a sex therapist, newly divorced she finds herself becoming over-protective of her twelve year old daughter and also realises her work is beginning to overshadow her life. When reports start filtering through about the ritualistic murder of a prostitute, Dr Snow quickly realises her patients may be in danger. As the days wear on and further prostitutes are found dead she starts to worry about a fairly new patient of hers, Cleo Thane. Cleo is an enigma; a high class 'escort', she has a small base of rich and highly distinguished men who call on her for their pleasure. She herself is an extremely wealthy woman because of her work and has no ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/05/07 (Very useful, 260 readings)
When my cousin gave me this book and said it was well worth a read I was surprised that I hadnít spotted it before as the synopsis sounded exactly like something I would enjoy reading. Morgan Snow is a sex therapist who works for the Butterfield Institute. Having recently gone through an amicable divorce she has started thinking about how her work affects her and how big a role it plays in her life. Even though she loves what she does, listening to other peopleís sexual problems, often involving tales of incest and sexual abuse might have had a more profound effect on her than she has ever previously considered. One of her clients, ... Read the complete review
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