Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – Spooky Gothic Horror Set In Mexico

Don’t miss gothic horror and suspense novel, Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Discover book information, book reviews, and book lists featuring this haunting novel set in Mexico.

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Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Book Information

Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Genre: Suspense | Book Set In Mexico | Gothic Fiction & Horror
Pages: 320
Publisher: Del Rey
Publication Date: June 2020

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Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Summary

After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and Noemí knows little about the region.   
Noemí is also an unlikely rescuer: She’s a glamorous debutante, and her chic gowns and perfect red lipstick are more suited for cocktail parties than amateur sleuthing. But she’s also tough and smart, with an indomitable will, and she is not afraid: Not of her cousin’s new husband, who is both menacing and alluring; not of his father, the ancient patriarch who seems to be fascinated by Noemí; and not even of the house itself, which begins to invade Noemi’s dreams with visions of blood and doom.
Her only ally in this inhospitable abode is the family’s youngest son. Shy and gentle, he seems to want to help Noemí, but might also be hiding dark knowledge of his family’s past. For there are many secrets behind the walls of High Place. The family’s once colossal wealth and faded mining empire kept them from prying eyes, but as Noemí digs deeper she unearths stories of violence and madness. 
And Noemí, mesmerized by the terrifying yet seductive world of High Place, may soon find it impossible to ever leave this enigmatic house behind.

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About The Author, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Silvia Moreno-Garcia possesses a MA in Science and Technology Studies from the University of British Columbia. She is both an author and anthology editor. Read more about Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

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