Author Anne Rice hails from New Orleans, Louisiana. She gained notoriety as a writer of erotica and vampire novels. Her most popular book, Interview with the Vampire, was published in 1976 and later made into a movie of the same name, starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. Rice rediscovered her Catholic faith in 1998 and wrote several books that reflected that her interest in religion, including Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt (2005) and Angel Time (2009). In 2010, Rice said that she was no longer a Christian. Her most recent works are The Wolf Gift (2012) and The Wolves of Midwinter (2013).