''I think I am bewitched - something is - is - pulling - is . . .”
Death and despair are never far behind the beautiful Leonie Hetth. Orphaned in India at four months old and raised by her vapid, aging maiden aunt in cold, wet England, Leonie has no one to turn to when her nightmares begin taking their toll on those around her. Only young brain surgeon Jonathan Cuxson, Jr., seems to understand her. Following in his late father’s footsteps, he’s determined to discover the root of Leonie’s destructive bouts of sleepwalking and unconscious Hindustani mutterings. And somewhere, deep in the jungle, a mad priest waits patiently for his entranced human sacrifice to reach India’s shores . . .