The Nigh She Disappered

By: April Henry

April Henry

April Henry grew up in a small town in Oregon, her family didn't have much money but because of the local library she was "rich in books". She started reading at the age of 3. By the age of 12 she had written a story of a frog named Herman who loved peanut butter and submitted it in to Roald Dahl. As she got older she didn't see herself as a writer so she put her dreams aside, got a degree in business and graduated into a terrible job market. She first found a job at a local hospital which inspired her to write about life and death. For many years she worked full time and wrote one book a year. Since then she has written more than a dozen mysteries and thrillers for both teens and adults. Her books have been short-listed for the Agatha award, the Anthony award, and the Oregon book award. Today she is married, has one daughter going to collage. In her free time she hopes to get her purple belt in kung fu. she also loves running, cooking and reading.

Characters

Conflict

One night Gabbie, Drew and Kayla were working at Pete's Pizza When a delivery was called in. Drew answers the phone, The man on the other end of the phone ordered his pizza, then he asked Drew; "Is the girl that drive the Minnie Cooper (Gabbie) working tonight?" well Drew didn't think twice and just told the man that he would have his food there in an hour the man gave Drew an address (a fake one) and hung up. Well Kayla decides to take this order and leaves with the pizza's and never comes back. Now Drew and Gabbie have to go find Kayla before it's to late.

Plot Teaser

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.
The Night She Disappeared Final

What type of reader would like this book?

I think the type of reader that would love this book would be a person that likes suspenseful stories, or mystery books.

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