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The Confession

The Confession
  • Author(s): Jessie Burton
  • Location(s): Hampstead, Los Angeles, Mexico, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s / 2000s

One winter’s afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows...

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...

The Dead Women of Juarez

The Dead Women of Juarez
  • Author(s): Sam Hawken
  • Location(s): Juarez
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

For the setting of his first novel, Hawken, an American historian, has chosen Juarez, the border city in Mexico where hundreds, even thousands, of young women have been abducted and murdered in recent years. Most of them have been...

The Death of Baseball

The Death of Baseball
  • Author(s): Orlando Ortega-Medina
  • Location(s): Tijuana, Jerusalem, Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1973; 1982

Former Little League champion Kimitake “Clyde” Koba finds strength in the belief that he is the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe as he struggles to escape the ghost of his brother and his alcoholic father. Born on Yom Kippur, teen...

The Devil’s Highway

The Devil’s Highway
  • Author(s): Luis Alberto Urrea
  • Location(s): Arizona, Mexico
  • Genre(s): Historical
  • Era(s): Various

Describes the attempt of twenty-six men to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, a region known as the Devil’s Highway, detailing their harrowing ordeal and battle for survival against impossible odds.

The Eagle’s Throne

The Eagle’s Throne
  • Author(s): Carlos Fuentes
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Science Fiction/Future
  • Era(s): 2020

The year is 2020. The Mexican President has provoked the United States by calling for the removal of US troops from Colombia and demanding higher prices for Mexico’s oil. But the country’s satellite communications system is controlled in Miami...

The Heat of the Sun

The Heat of the Sun
  • Author(s): David Rain
  • Location(s): Mexico, Nagasaki, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 20th Century

An exuberant debut that sweeps across the twentieth century—beginning where one world-famous love story left off to introduce us to another With Sophie Tucker belting from his hand-crank phonograph and a circle of boarding-school admirers laughing uproariously around him,...

The Hidden Light Of Mexico City

The Hidden Light Of Mexico City
  • Author(s): Carmen Amato
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Mexico City attorney Eddo Cortez Castillo’s unexpected relationship with housemaid Luz de Maria Alba Mora becomes a dangerous vulnerability when he investigates links between the Minister for Public Security and Mexico’s most elusive drug cartel leader. But what Eddo...

The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire

The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire
  • Author(s): C M Mayo
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 19th Century

The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire is a sweeping historical novel of Mexico during the short, tragic, at times surreal, reign of Emperor Maximilian and his court.

The Mango Orchard: The extraordinary true story of a family lost and found

The Mango Orchard: The extraordinary true story of a family lost and found
  • Author(s): Robin Bayley
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Fiction

This is part travelogue, part genealogy, part history. Funny and convincing, this is so much more than the sum of its parts. Mexico is described in detail, the author clearly loves the country and culture and people – the...

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