From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes Certain Dark Things, a pulse-pounding neo-noir reimagining vampire lore.
Vibrant prose and stellar world-building… One of the best books I’ve read in years ~ V.E. Schwab, author of The Invisible Life of Addie Larue
Silvia Moreno-Garcia pulls zero punches, bares all the fangs, and goes for every throat in the room ~ Stephen Graham Jones, author of The Only Good Indians
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Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just trying to survive its heavily policed streets when a jaded vampire on the run swoops into his life. Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood-drinkers, is smart and beautiful – and very dangerous. Domingo is mesmerised.
Atl needs to escape the city quickly, to get far away from the rival narco-vampire clan relentlessly pursuing her. Her plan doesn’t include Domingo, but little by little, she finds herself warming up to the scrappy young man and his undeniable charm. As the trail of corpses stretches behind her, local cops and crime bosses both start closing in.
Vampires, humans, cops, and criminals collide in the dark streets of Mexico City. Atl and Domingo stand little chance at all of making it out alive before the city devours them all – but they are determined to try…