Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Velvet Was the Night

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

fiction crime historical mystery 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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Summary of 2592 reviews

Moods

mysterious 82%
dark 71%
tense 56%
adventurous 45%
informative 15%
emotional 10%
challenging 7%
reflective 7%
sad 7%
funny 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 27%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 33% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 26%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 34% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 15%

Average rating

3.56

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