Disappeared by Francisco X. Stork

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Read Disappeared Online Free - Four months ago: Sara Zapata’s best friend disappeared, kidnapped by the web of criminals who terrorize Juàrez.

Four weeks ago: Her brother, Emiliano, fell in love with Perla Rubi, a girl whose family is as rich as her name.

Four hours ago: Sara received a death threat…and her first clue her friend’s location.

Four minutes ago: Emiliano was offered a way into Perla Rubi’s world—if he betrays his own.

In the next four days, Sara and Emiliano will each face impossible choices, between life and justice, friends and family, truth and love. But when the criminals come after Sara, only one path remains for both the siblings: the way across the desert to the United States.

Title : Disappeared
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ISBN : 0545944473
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 336 pages


Emily May rated it ★★★☆☆

August 25, 2017

“Getting dirty means doing what we have to do for our families and for those around us, given the realities of where we live, in this mess of a life that is good and bad.” This is not a bad book, but it is my least favourite Stork book to date and I think that's at least partially because I feel...

jv rated it ★★★★★

September 29, 2017

Existence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico requires a combination of courage, vigilance and restraint. The typical work-day commute equals exposure to potential harassment and harm. Truly dangerous, totally unavoidable. Students don’t have the luxury of focusing on academics or sports. Families need fina...

Michael Justine rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 18, 2017

2.5 stars The ending was a total cop-out. I liked The Last Summer of the Death Warriors’ open ending, but this one was unsatisfactory on so many levels, with many loose ends left. Character-wise, it’s also the weakest out of all of Stork’s books. Sara needs to be fleshed out further and while Emili...

Cheryl rated it ★★★★★

April 17, 2017

Francisco's brilliant writing meets THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO as Sara Zapata searches for her best friend, who was kidnapped by the Juarez mafia. It all unfolds over four days, and it's amazing.

Cherie rated it ★★★★☆

September 24, 2017

A young journalist is struggling to find her missing best friend (and the other missing women of Juarez) when she begins to get warnings to stop…she doesn't want to give up the hunt for her best friend but things quickly become very, very dark. At the same time, her younger brother finds his wor...

Kaitlyn rated it ★★★★★

November 29, 2017

Disappeared is a very suspenseful book, I could never predict what was going to happen. When I did predict what was going to happen it was always wrong. Disappeared is also a mysterious book, there was a lot of it. The one thing I didn't like about it was the ending, it made feel mad, upset, and...

Jessica rated it ★★★★☆

October 23, 2017

The book “Disappeared” by Francisco X. Stork absolutely amazed me. It took me on a adventure through Sara's dilemma with her friend Linda disappearing and her brother Emiliano having a tough time with his business. They story is told in third person point of view and switches between what's happe...

Linda rated it ★★★★★

May 30, 2017

Supposedly the first sentence should indicate what to expect from a book. "On the morning of November 14, the day she was kidnapped, Linda Fuentes opened the door to my house and walked into the kitchen, where my family was having breakfast;" so starts this amazing story. Sara Zapata is a journali...

Barbara rated it ★★★★☆

October 31, 2017

Bringing to mind Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick, this book by one of my favorite authors does an excellent job of dispelling many of the assumptions others hold about citizens of Mexico and about immigrants who leave their country to come to the United States. While the book does indeed explore t...

Amy rated it ★★★☆☆

October 08, 2017

I went back and forth on this one. To be fair, the following things influenced my rating and review: 1. This is not my favorite or typical genre to read and I've read quite a few of them lately, so maybe I'm getting burned out. 2. The content of this book centers on Juarez-abducted girls, drug traf...

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