a mystery in 40 chapters, with various dreams and journal entries.
Heroine: Dayna Smithers – a darned good actress, as she’d be the first to tell you. She wakes from dreams of blood and haunting laughter, dreams that didn’t feel like dreams.
POV character: Kate Douglas – blunt, tactless, purposefully lacking in most of the social graces, can’t remember a word she hears but her visual memory is eidactic plus. Kate dreams of fire, of a friend dying in the middle of a dancing flame.
Detective: Roland McDougall – looks like a bluff Irish street cop but his work clothes cost more that a week of meals. If dreams, he tells no one.
Supporting Cast (a.k.a. Dayna’s court):
- Zenobia Joseph Beau Allison
- Andy Conroy Paul Julia.
Suspects of Detective McDougall: Dayna Smithers
Suspects of Kate Douglas: everyone else
Murder. Auditions. Murder. Recriminations. Aborted romance. Confrontations.Murder. Romance. Mind warp. Reconciliation. Murder. Fantastical, slightly freaky denouement. Mourning.
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