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The Hacienda

(2022)
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Hacienda San Isidro was meant to be Beatriz’s haven, her salvation from an oppressive life with her uncle and his vicious wife. When Don Rodolfo Solórzano proposed, Beatriz dreamed only of the security his estate in the countryside would provide, ignoring the rumors surrounding his first wife’s demise and his sinister allegiances. She will have her own home again, no matter the price.

But the house has ideas of its own. Visions and voices claw at Beatriz, stealing her sleep, and the weight of invisible eyes follows her every move. Deep in her bones, Beatriz knows—something is wrong with San Isidro.

Desperate for help, she turns to the young priest, Padre Andrés. Handsome and sympathetic, he seems like Beatriz’s only hope. But as their passions rise and the walls close in around Beatriz, the weight of secrets everyone is carrying may lead them all to their doom.
Genre: Horror

Praise for this book

"The Hacienda is a ghost story that also earns its place as literature. Canas is a name to watch." - Daniel Abraham

"A haunting gorgeous tale of doomed love, vengeful spirits, and tortured faith that I could not put down." - S A Chakraborty

"A hypnotic, sinister tale that is equal parts terrifying and luxurious. Canas's debut is a nightmare lined with velvet." - Roshani Chokshi

"Absolutely enthralling--I read it in one sitting because its vivid prose and spectacular twists and turns made it impossible to put down." - Genevieve Gornichec

"A stunning, spellbinding debut. The Hacienda is bone-chilling and gloriously gothic. Absolutely unmissable." - Rachel Harrison

"A haunted history, a gory gothic, a forbidden romance. This book kept me up at night, and it was worth every second of lost sleep." - Alix E Harrow

"The scary, atmospheric, gorgeous Gothic of my dreams." - Rachel Hawkins

"Lush, sinister, and darkly romantic. The Hacienda is a haunting and brilliant debut." - Alexis Henderson

"Gothic terror at its best, layered with tension: class, religious, and sexual. You will be so immersed in its skillful storytelling that the hours will vanish." - Simone St James

"As romantic as it is terrifying, The Hacienda is a lush, atmospheric read that never pulls any punches. Horror fans, fantasy fans, and romance fans will all find something to love here." - Hannah Whitten


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