NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE •GOOD MORNING AMERICABUZZ PICK •From thebestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a“delicious, twisted treat for lovers of noir”*about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of a missing woman they’re both desperate to find.
*Simone St. James, New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Down Motel
1970s, Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who lives for one thing: the latest issue of Secret Romance. While student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite escapes into stories of passion and danger.
Her next-door neighbor, Leonora, a beautiful art student, seems to live a life of intrigue and romance that Maite envies. When Leonora disappears under suspicious circumstances, Maite finds herself searching for the missing woman—and journeying deeper into...