Silver Nitrate

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$30.00  $27.90
Random House Large Print Publishing
Publish Date
6.0 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author
Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the author of the novels The Daughter of Dr. Moreau, Velvet Was the Night, Mexican Gothic, Gods of Jade and Shadow, and a bunch of other books. She has also edited several anthologies, including the World Fantasy Award-winning She Walks in Shadows (aka. Cthulhu's Daughters). She has won the British Fantasy Award and the Locus Award for her work as a novelist.
"True to her method, [Moreno-Garcia] succeeds here by knowing when to follow the rules of genre storytelling and when to turn them upside down."--Los Angeles Times

"Like its namesake, Silver Nitrate catches fire and doesn't stop burning until the end."--The Washington Post

"Wows you with its eerie atmosphere and deft blend of historical fiction, horror and black magic."--The New York Times Book Review

"Moreno-Garcia makes darkness shine."--NPR

"An engaging, inventive story of moviemaking and the occult."--Kirkus Reviews "Another instant classic from one of our best genre authors."--Paste

"[A] gripping and atmospheric thriller."--Arlington Magazine

"Silvia Moreno-Garcia . . . is one of the most talented writers publishing today."--Ms. "Silver Nitrate is a world of its own."--Shondaland

"Silvia Moreno-Garcia proves, once again, that she is one of the most talented writers publishing today."--Ms.

"[A] gripping and atmospheric thriller that seamlessly blends history and magic."--Arlington Magazine

"Hip as hell, Silver Nitrate delivers a cinematic and exhilarating punch. Silvia Moreno-Garcia does it again with this creepy and unforgettable occult thriller, teeming with the decadence of old horror movies."--Kali Fajardo-Anstine, bestselling author of Woman of Light and Sabrina & Corina

"Perfection. No one punctures the skin of reality to reveal the lurking, sinister magic beneath better than Silvia Moreno-Garcia."--Kiersten White, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Hide

"Silvia Moreno-Garcia is a treasure and Silver Nitrate is a gem: a chilling roller coaster of a tale that captures perfectly why we love horror movies, scary books, and things that go bump in the night."--Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of The Lioness

"Silver Nitrate is a popcorn thrill ride into the underbelly of 1990s Mexican horror movies and occultism. Moreno-Garcia crafts a world so rich with details and history that you won't be able to look away."--Dana Schwartz, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anatomy: A Love Story

"You don't just read this book, you live in it--and it will charm you, intrigue you, and scare the daylights out of you."--Tim Powers, World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Anubis Gates

"Moreno-Garcia's prose is enchanting, full of perfect phrases that dot every page."--BookPage (starred review)

"A love letter to Mexico City's film industry and an excellent entry into the popular horror subgenre of occult films."--Library Journal

"An engaging, inventive story of moviemaking and the occult for film geeks and genre buffs."--Kirkus Reviews

"This is a knockout."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)