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Author: Sophie Masson

ISBN: 9781743312476
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 1 June 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 1.5
A moving novel about one child's life in the middle of the drug war in Mexico.

For high-school student Emilio Garcia Lopez, it's an ordinary school day. But that evening the knock on the door announcing the arrival of his police-officer cousin Juanita, flanked by a tall man in the uniform of the Federal Police, will turn his ordinary day into the beginning of a long nightmare. Emilio's mother has been kidnapped in broad daylight from a hotel carpark by unidentified criminals, who appear to know a great deal about her business and who have mistaken her for a wealthy businesswoman.

An action-packed story set in a contemporary conflict zone.

About the Author

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, of French parents, Sophie Masson came to Australia at the age of five. All her childhood, the family moved back and forth between Australia and France, so Sophie grew up between worlds, and between languages. She has published more than 50 novels in Australia and internationally, mostly for young adults and children, but also for adults, including the internationally-selling Forest...

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