Col. Mahmoud Iranpanah is an Iranian writer who has published many novels in Farsi. Goddess of the Naples is the first novel he has written in English.
Goddess of the Naples
Oriana Rousliny, a famous Italian actress, has always dreamed of coming to Hollywood. When destiny brings her there at last, it seems like a fantasy come true. She begins a stormy affair with Tim Forist, a doctor with a tragic past. Legendary producer Ellie Mitchell offers her the role of Joan of Arc.
Gary Taylor is a psychologist who treats his patients in a very unconventional way. He admits them as members to his S&M “torture club.”
When the infamous Hollywood Torture Club is chosen as the shooting location for Joan of Arc, no one can predict what murder mystery will be uncovered.