After donning a cursed necklace for the cameras, a silent screen starlet and her entourage are terrorized by an ancient demon.
It is 1923, and silent film reigns in Hollywood. Of all the starlets, none is more beloved than Chrysanda Flamande, a diva as brilliant as she is difficult to manage. Handling her falls to Norah, widow of Chrysanda’s dead brother. She has always done her job well, but she was never equipped to deal with murder.
When a violent killing shocks Chrysanda’s entourage, and other weird happenings swiftly follow, Norah begins to suspect that some strange power is stalking the star. In Chinatown she receives warning that a curse has been placed on the actress as vengeance for wearing a sacred amulet in one of her films - and this curse could mean death for all who surround her.
©1994 Barbara Hambly (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
I can't compare, as I have not read the print version.
Hmm. Nora, I suppose. She was an interesting blend of vulnerability/strength, skepticism/openness.
Beware of producers bearing gifts.
The narrator was excellent.
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