Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the author of several novels, including Mexican Gothic, Gods of Jade and Shadow and Untamed Shore. She has also edited a number of anthologies, including the World Fantasy Award-winning She Walks in Shadows (a.k.a. Cthulhu's Daughters). Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination. ...more

The Beautiful Ones returns

I'm thrilled to see the new edition of The Beautiful Ones out in bookstores. This version contains my preferred text, the audio recording is also brand new, and it has a beautiful new cover courtesy of Emma Leonard.



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Mexican Gothic

3.70 avg rating — 138,599 ratings — published 2020 — 32 editions
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Gods of Jade and Shadow

3.91 avg rating — 33,279 ratings — published 2019 — 23 editions
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Certain Dark Things

3.67 avg rating — 3,220 ratings — published 2016 — 12 editions
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Signal to Noise

3.71 avg rating — 2,581 ratings — published 2015 — 8 editions
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The Beautiful Ones

3.83 avg rating — 2,802 ratings — published 2017 — 16 editions
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Untamed Shore

3.84 avg rating — 1,361 ratings — published 2020 — 9 editions
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She Walks in Shadows

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Prime Meridian

3.97 avg rating — 610 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Historical Lovecraft

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Velvet Was the Night

3.81 avg rating — 192 ratings — expected publication 2021 — 6 editions
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Velvet Was the Night is my seventh novel. It's historical and noir. There is no SFF element.

What is noir?
This is a noir, not a thriller. Both genres get confused. The stakes in noirs are smaller. Nino Frank says noirs are "essentially psychological
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Note: For people who only know me for Mexican Gothic, I should warn you all my books tend to straddle different genres and have a very different feel for one another. This is very much a novel of manners and a romance, much closer in tone to Gods of ...more
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Velvet Was the Night is my seventh novel. It's historical and noir. There is no SFF element.

What is noir?
This is a noir, not a thriller. Both genres get confused. The stakes in noirs are smaller. Nino Frank says noirs are "essentially psychological
...more
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The Return of the Sorceress by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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The Return of the Sorceress is a novella, not a novel. Fair warning. This is sword and sorcery and thus a departure from my other works, too.

It's coming out in print as a limited edition from Subterranean, but will also be available as an e-book and
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Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Velvet Was the Night is my seventh novel. It's historical and noir. There is no SFF element.

What is noir?
This is a noir, not a thriller. Both genres get confused. The stakes in noirs are smaller. Nino Frank says noirs are "essentially psychological
...more
Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Note: For people who only know me for Mexican Gothic, I should warn you all my books tend to straddle different genres and have a very different feel for one another. This is a neo-noir set in an alternate Mexico City. As such, it bears little resemb ...more
The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Note: For people who only know me for Mexican Gothic, I should warn you all my books tend to straddle different genres and have a very different feel for one another. This is very much a novel of manners and a romance, much closer in tone to Gods of ...more
Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Velvet Was the Night is my seventh novel. It's historical and noir. There is no SFF element.

What is noir?
This is a noir, not a thriller. Both genres get confused. The stakes in noirs are smaller. Nino Frank says noirs are "essentially psychological
...more
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“Words are seeds, Casiopea. With words you embroider narratives, and the narratives breed myths, and there's power in the myth. Yes, the things you name have power.”
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Gods of Jade and Shadow

“Books, moonlight, melodrama.”
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Mexican Gothic

“Is that why you stare at the stars?” he asked. “Are you searching for beauty or dreaming with your eyes wide open?”
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Gods of Jade and Shadow

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