An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic artistocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . .From the author of** Gods of Jade and Shadow **comes "a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror" (** Kirkus Reviews **) set in glamorous 1950s Mexico—"fans of classic novels like** Jane Eyre **and** Rebecca **are in for a suspenseful treat" (** PopSugar **).**
After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She's not sure what she will find—her cousin's husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and Noemí knows little about the region.
Noemí is also an unlikely rescuer: She's a glamorous debutante, and her chic gowns and perfect red lipstick are more suited for cocktail parties than amateur sleuthing. But she's also...