Expected publication date: 13/03/12GoodReads Summary: Gabie drives a Mini Cooper. She also works part time as a delivery girl at Pete’s Pizza. One night, Kayla—another delivery girl—goes missing. To her horror, Gabie learns that the supposed kidnapper had asked if the girl in the Mini Cooper was working that night. Gabie can’t move beyond the fact that Kayla’s fate was really meant for her, and she becomes obsessed with finding Kayla. She teams up with Drew, who also works at Pete’s. Together, they set out to prove that Kayla isn’t dead—and to find her before she is.
- Add to Goodreads
The Night She Disappeared is an exciting, fast-paced mystery with a touch of romance.
Gabie works as a delivery girl at Pete's Pizza. One night, Kayla -another delivery girl- goes missing. To her horror Gabie soon realises that it was actually her that was meant to be kidnapped. Teaming up with Drew she makes it her mission to find Kayla.
I loved the various items related to Kayla's kidnapping that were scattered throughout the book such as the fortune cookie messages, police reports, records of evidence, and phone transcripts. It kept things fresh and interesting, and it was really cool seeing the mystery unfold.
The story mostly alternates between Drew and Gabie's perspective, but it sometimes switches to the kidnapper's and Kayla's point of view too. It was horrible reading about Kayla's pain and suffering, I really felt for her. It was also really creepy being inside the kidnappers head.
The main characters, Gabie and Drew, were well-developed and I enjoyed seeing them grow closer together as they tried to deal with their loss and fear. Their relationship was realistic and heartwarming.
The plot is full of suspense that will have you questioning what's going to happen next. It was really unsettling thinking about the fact that Gabie was supposed to be the real target, and I was just as jumpy as she was at the idea of the kidnapper coming back for her.
I devoured The Night She Disappeared in one sitting, and look forward to Henry's future titles.
"At the sound of my voice, Drew turns and smiles, one side of his mouth lifting higher than the other..I tell myself that it's the five-hundred-degree ovens that makes my cheeks hot."Rating:
* Quote taken from e-arc. May be subject to change.