The story of Adela Rugama is a story that will stay with me for a long time.
Most importantly, it paints a tragic portrait of one woman's unfortunate death in the hopes of stopping future deaths.
The author did a great job in reflecting on each character's life, history, and involvement in Adela Rugama's murder.
Reviewed by: Marcia
Member of Livin' la vida Latina
Review: What can I say? This book just pulls you in and devours you. Read more
So many books now feel like an outline of a story. It goes from one action 'scene' to another. Dr. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dan L.
I read this book in a couple of sittings, and as much as I enjoyed it, it also left me feeling profoundly sad that these things still occur, especially knowing that it is based on... Read morePublished on May 19, 2011 by C. Quadra
I purchased the book because it took place in Nicaragua. The content was interesting and reminded me of living in Nicaragua, but the writing style was underdeveloped.Published on September 12, 2010 by 2west
I am a huge fan of Latino literature, however I have been feeling a little disconcerting with the lack of literature coming from the Central American region. In comes this Mr. Read morePublished on August 16, 2010 by Ms. Martinez
What can I say? This book just pulls you in and devours you. It makes you feel part of the story as it's happening. Read morePublished on January 19, 2010 by Sandra's Book Reviews
On Christmas Day, Adela Rugama disappeared. She was murdered because she was in love with a woman that was the object of an old man and her mother's obsession. Read morePublished on January 15, 2010 by Terri Lee-Johnson