The Oracle of Baal

About When Half Spent Was The Night

Estonian émigré Erika Livoni knows something terrible has happened the minute she returns to the clothing boutique. She had just popped into another store, leaving her older sister, Katarina, to browse — last minute shopping on Christmas Eve. But now the boutique is locked, its lights are off, and Katrina is gone. Erika calls the… Continue Reading

Excerpt from Chapter One

The most puzzling aspect of Rosalinda Evelyn’s suicide was that she had shot herself in the head with a Magnum 8mm automatic just five hours after having won the Critics’ Choice award for best actress. Her HeddaGabler, which played for three consecutive seasons at the Drury Lane, was praised by critics as “a pure embodiment… Continue Reading