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

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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 100%
adventurous 40%
mysterious 40%
tense 40%
informative 20%
reflective 20%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 20%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 40% | Plot: 40% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 80% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 40%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Average rating

4.21