Book Review: Lars Keplar The Hypnotist (Joona Linna #1)

The Hypnotist: A Novel - Lars Kepler

The Hypnotist is the first novel the Joona Linna series by author Lars Kepler.  A fifteen year old boy is rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries and his family have been found murdered.  The police believe that a killer is still at large so they convince former hypnotist Erik Berg to hypnotise the boy into telling them what he can remember only during the hypnosis he confesses to the crime.  The act of using hypnosis causes a media storm and Erik Berg's family is threatened as he has stirred up some old memories for someone.

This book has a 'shock and awe' element to the book and series opening.Read the full review here