Carol and Johnny Garza are 12-year-old twins whose lives in a small Texas town are forever changed by their mother’s unexplained disappearance. Shipped off to relatives in Mexico by their grieving father, the twins soon learn that their mother is a nagual, a shapeshifter, and that they have inherited her powers. In order to rescue her, they will have to descend into the Aztec underworld and face the dangers that await them.
American Library Association, 2016 Pura Belpre Author Honor winning novel.
- The Smoking Mirror (Book 1 of the Garza Twins series)
- Author: David Bowles
- ISBN: 978-1-925148-64-0 (trade paperback)
- ISBN: 978-1-925496-02-4 (case laminate)
- RRP: $15.99 US (trade paperback)
- RRP: $24.99 US (hardcover – case laminate)
- Publisher: IFWG Publishing International
- Fantasy (contemporary)
- 226 pages – paperback English
- Binding: Perfect bound – trade paperback
- Binding: Hardcover – case laminate
- Dimensions: 6″ x 9″
- eBook Formats: Amazon, NOOKBook, iBook, Kobo, ebooks via distributor
- Key Words: fantasy, mexico, mexican-american, aztec, mythology.
- Publication Dates: 2015, 2016 (case laminate)
- Distributor: World-wide through IPG (IPG specific in North America, NewSouth Books (partner) in Australia/New Zealand, and UID(Marsden/Eurospan) in UK/Europe)