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Velvet Was the Night

Velvet Was the Night


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1970s Mexico City: while student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite seeks escape from her humdrum life in the stories of passion and danger filling the latest issue of Secret Romance.

She is deeply envious of her neighbour, a beautiful art student apparently living the life of excitement and intrigue Maite craves - so when Leonora disappears under suspicious circumstances, Maite finds herself searching for the missing woman, journeying deep into Leonora's secret life of student radicals and dissidents.

'Cements Silvia Moreno-Garcia's incredible versatility as an amazing writer who moves between genres effortlessly. A lush, magnificent trip into a world of danger and discovery.

Not to be missed!' S.A. COSBY, author of BLACKTOP WASTELAND


But someone else is also looking for Leonora, at the behest of his boss, a shadowy figure who commands goon squads dedicated to squashing political activists. Elvis is an eccentric criminal who longs to escape his own life: he loathes violence and loves old movies and rock 'n' roll.

Watching Maite from a distance, he comes to see her as a kindred spirit who shares his love of music and the unspoken loneliness of his heart.

As Maite and Elvis come closer to discovering the truth behind Leonora's disappearance, they can no longer escape the dangers threatening to consume their lives, with hitmen, government agents and Russian spies all aiming to find or protect Leonora's secrets - at gunpoint.

Velvet Was the Night: an edgy, passionate, simmering noir thriller from a writer at the very top of her game.


Podrobnosti

Autor Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Vydavateľ Quercus Publishing
Jazyk anglický
VäzbaPaperback
Formát153 x 232 x 26
Hmotnosť380
EAN9781529417951
Rok vydania2021
Edícia Súčasná beletria

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