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Getaway

Getaway
  • Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
  • Location(s): Puerto Vallarta
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Michelle Mason tells herself she’s on vacation. A brief stay in the Mexican resort town of Puerto Vallarta. It’s a chance to figure out her next move after the unexpected death of her banker husband, who’s left behind a...

Girls’ Night Out

Girls’ Night Out
  • Author(s): Liz Fenton, Lisa Steinke
  • Location(s): Tulum
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

For estranged friends Ashley, Natalie, and Lauren, it’s time to heal the old wounds between them. Where better to repair those severed ties than on a girls’ getaway to the beautiful paradise of Tulum, Mexico? But even after they’re...

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Author(s): Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Location(s): Mexico City, Yucatan Peninsula
  • Genre(s): Fantasy
  • Era(s): 1920s

The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy scrubbing floors in her wealthy grandfather’s house to do more than dream of a life far from her small town in southern Mexico. Until the day...

Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise
  • Author(s): Barry Golson
  • Location(s): Sayulita
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

“A Year in Provence” meets “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House” in this lively and entertaining account of a couple’s year building their dream house in Mexico. In 2004, Barry Golson wrote an award-winning article for “AARP” magazine about...

Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate
  • Author(s): Laura Esquivel
  • Location(s): Mexico, Coahuila
  • Genre(s): Food and Drink, Romance
  • Era(s): Early 20th century

The number one bestseller in Mexico and America for almost two years, and subsequently a bestseller around the world, Like Water For Chocolate is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet wit – and...

Mexico City Noir

Mexico City Noir
  • Author(s): Paco Ignacio Taibo II
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories
  • Era(s): Modern

A collection of 12 noir short stories under the editorship of Paco Ignacio Taibo II

Narcoland

Narcoland
  • Author(s): Anabel Hernandez
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Historical, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Various

The product of five years of investigative reporting, the subject of intense national controversy, and the source of death threats that forced the National Human Rights Commission to assign two full-time bodyguards to Anabel Hernández, Narcoland has been a...

Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago

Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago
  • Author(s): Douglas Cowie
  • Location(s): Chicago, Guatemala, Mexico, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1940s/50s

Sharp and intimate, Douglas Cowie’s reimagining of the turbulent love affair between Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson Algren asks what it means to love and be loved by the right person at the wrong time. Chicago, 1947: on a...

Tequila Sunset

Tequila Sunset
  • Author(s): Sam Hawken
  • Location(s): El Paso, Juarez
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

El Paso and Ciudad Juárez sit across the Texas / Mexico border from each other. They share streets, share industry, share crime. One gang claims territory in both: Los Aztecas. This single criminal organisation is responsible for most of...

The Consequences of Finding Daniel Morgan

The Consequences of Finding Daniel Morgan
  • Author(s): Peter J Robinson
  • Location(s): Australia, Florida, Mexico
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Present day

International Wildlife Expert, Phillip Royle, is recalled to Florida mid-flight to help find his missing former federal enforcement colleague, Daniel Morgan, soon finding Dan’s messy remains in a tiger pen. But what the hell was Dan doing there? With...

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