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Mexican gothic

Summary: "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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  • ISBN: 0525620788
  • ISBN: 9780525620785 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 301 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Del Rey, [2020]
Subject: Dwellings Deterioration Fiction
Dreams Fiction
Cousins Fiction
Debutantes Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Families Fiction
Haunted houses Mexico Fiction
Genre: Gothic fiction.

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.

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  • 1 current hold with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library MORENO-GARICA, SILVIA (Text) 34455006703603 Adult Fiction Checked Out 06/24/2024

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