"Joanna is in desperate need of $10,000, now or soon. No holds
Ernest Mayday, a best-selling British author living in a Hollywood
Hills mansion with a beautiful masseuse, has everything that money
can buy - except an idea for his next book.
Then he replies to the personal ad placed by the mysterious, tantalizing
Joanna. She needs money, fast, and will do anything to get it. Compromising
a juror on a major fraud trial is just the beginning of an increasingly
labyrinthine plot - a plot that Ernest realizes will make the perfect
But is Ernest observer or voyeur? When does fact end and fiction
begin? What is the truth about the Reverend Abel Pile and the sinister
Angel of Darkness? Suddenly Ernest finds he is no longer calling
the shots - and the bullets are real.