Anne Rice, the vampire lady? Sting's evocative "Moon Over Bourbon Street" was inspired by her "Interview With The Vampire" novel, so I checked it out. The opening chapters struck me as fine literary writing, until the book devolved into something more generic and commercial.
Word is she's become a Christian, and all of a sudden everybody seems to be reading her fictionalized recreation of Jesus' childhood years, and declaring it worthy.
Anyhow, there's a film deal now. I'll keep you posted.