Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Velvet Was the Night

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

fiction crime thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2021

Description

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a riveting noir about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of a missing woman that brings them together. 1970s, Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who li...
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Moods

dark 90%
mysterious 80%
adventurous 45%
tense 45%
reflective 10%
challenging 5%
informative 5%
sad 5%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 33%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Plot: 33% | Character: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 26% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | No: 37%

Average rating

3.73