The Reincarnation of Peter Proud Author:Max Erlich Peter Proud is young, healthy, attractive, and affluent. He leads a perfectly normal life, except for one thing - his dreams. In them he is not himself but another man entirely - a man whose voice, he discovers, is not his own. The most vivid and terrifying of these dreams always climaxes with his murder at the hands of a beautiful woman name... more »d Marcia. Proud comes to feel that these are not ordinary dreams but manifestations of a previous life, one recent enough to be traced - if he can find some clue to his past identity.
In the dreams Proud sees a New England town, a two-story house, a forties car - his only guideposts to his former life. His attempts to uncover further evidence through a clairvoyant and a hypnotists are unavailing. But one night, while watching a television documentary on changing America, Proud sees the town flash by on the screen. The sight triggers a compulsive search for his previous incarnation that ultimately leads him to the town, the house, the identity of his former self - and Marcia. Irresistibly and inevitably, Proud is drawn into relationships with the people he knew during his other life - until the incidents of his two lives merge inextricably into an unearthly circle of mystery and terror.
A gripping novel of suspense and a provocative exploration of the possibility of reincarnation, The Reincarnation of Peter Proud is hard to put down and hard to forget.« less