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John Waters life becomes a living hell shortly after he meets Eve Sumner, the near twin of his long dead girl friend. What's even stranger is Eve claims to be possessed by the spirit of Mallory Chandler. John doesn't believe her at first but she keeps coming up with details an imposter just couldn't know.
By the start of the second act, Sleep No More takes on a decidedly supernatural tone. As Eve's claims of being Mallory (or possessing Mallory) begin to seem plausible, John Waters loses all claim of being an intelligent or likeable protagonist. Mallory claims to be able to travel from body to body during strong orgasms. So what does John do? He cheats on his wife and has a fortnight long affair with Eve until one day he wakes up with her dead next to him in a hotel room!
The final act is John Water's decent into his own personally made Hell. How can he defeat the vengeful spirit of his ex-girl friend while she is possessing him? How can he escape a murder conviction when his DNA will be found at the scene? How can he protect his family?