Meg is a half-human-half vampire who is still learning the ropes of being a vampire. Her vampire side comes from her mother. Her grandmother died before she could pass on the secrets of vampirism to her family so both have had to learn the hard way. Meg won a beauty contest without using her powers on anyone. This gave her the encouragement to become an actress. She goes to New York to study acting and becomes a Playboy Bunny to earn money for living expenses there. Meg gets an audition to be on a new television show called, "Dark Passages." "Dark Passages" is the story of a man who loses his fianc‚e to a witch because he will not return the love of the witch. The witch then turns around and makes the man a vampire for all time. Meg will play a waitress at a diner in the show. Meg also takes the stage name Morgana Harriott. The cast is soon in full swing when she meets an actress on the set who is also a witch that out to kill her and her love ones. However, she has some help from other beings to stop the witch.
The author has created a semi-autobiographical work that is interesting to read. She also played a character in the original "Dark Shadows." The characters are intelligent and have some depth to them.
Dark Passages is a coming-of-age story encapsulating the romance and innocence of JFK’s Camelot era and the tumultuous "dark passages" of Meg Harrison, a vampire raised by her mother to resist the temptation of human blood. Meg arrives in New York determined not to use her vampiric gifts to fulfill her dream of becoming an actress. She joins the cast of the cult hit Dark Passages, only to face her nemesis, a beautiful 300-year-old witch bent on destroying her. Their rivalry leads to a final confrontation as the telekinetic vampire and spell-weaving sorceress engage in a spectacular battle for supremacy. It takes all of Meg’s wit and tenacity to defeat the witch and win the affections of a handsome young mortal with a secret life of his own. In the end, Meg realizes that the powers she always denied within herself are not a curse, but a blessing.