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Silver Nitrate by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Jul 18, 2023 | ISBN 9780593355367

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“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)

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