One of the most famous unsolved murder mysteries was the shooting death of well-known actor-director William Desmond Taylor in Hollywood, circa 1922. Nine years later, while investigating an alleged curse on German composer Wilhem Richard Wagner's lost opera, occult detective Ravenwood uncovers a connection between the missing score and the death of the flamboyant Taylor. He is hired to find it. Upon arriving in Hollywood, he discovers others connected to the lost opera have also perished under mysterious circumstances.
Classic pulp hero Jim Anthony, Super Detective, returns in a brand-new novel in two parts that pits him against all kinds of strange and legendary beasts. And in both cases, he is accompanied by fanatical hunter Russian Count Zaroff from the classic short story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell.