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Mexican gothic

Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemi 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 Noemi knows little about the region. Noemi is also an unlikely rescuer: She's a glamorous debutante, and her chic gowns and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Gothic fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Horror fiction
Novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moreno-Garcia, Silvia,
Mexican Gothic
New York : Del Rey, [2020]
(DLC) 2019048649
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
ISBN: 0525620788 9780525620785
OCLC Number: 1121602979
Description: 301 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

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After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemi 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 Noemi knows little about the region. Noemi 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 Noemi; 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 Noemi, 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 Noemi digs deeper she unearths stories of violence and madness.

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