The Girl in 6E by A. R. Torre

Synopsis - Deanna Madden, aka Jessica Reilly, hasn't touched another person in three years.
She hasn't left her apartment.
She makes money from performing to webcams on a sex site, where her clients pay $6.99 a minute for her time.
She's doing alright. The dollars are piling up in the bank. She's the number 3 model on
And she hasn't killed anyone for years.
But when Deanna sees on the news that a little girl called Annie has gone missing, the story rattles her carefully ordered world. It's uncomfortably similar to the dark fantasy of one of her most disturbing online clients. She's convinced he's responsible for the girl's abduction - but no one will listen to her.
So, after three years, Deanna finally leaves the apartment.
And this is what happens...
I was in Waterstones browsing all of the books when I noticed this book, it has such an interesting cover that I was drawn to it instantly!
The synopsis is really gripping too, the part where it reveals she hasn't killed anyone for years really threw me! 

When I started this book I wasn't quite prepared for how erm...graphic it is! 
I'm no prude, but some of the stuff A. R. Torre mentions in this book is new to me!, I wasn't offended by anything in the book but I'd say that if you can't tolerate bad language, graphic explanations of sexual scenes or violence then this book is definitely not for you.
This book is very brave and touches on topics that aren't regularly explored in fiction such as paedophilia and webcam sex workers, so as I said before, not for the faint hearted!

Once I got past about the halfway point of the book the story really got going, before then it was a lot of character building and sex scenes that got a bit boring to be honest.
Then once the main story got started about Annie being kidnapped it seemed like it hurried through the story super quick and brought the book to a slightly predictable climax.
I'm not in the business of spoiling books for anyone so I won't provide any details but I definitely felt like a lot more effort went into the first half of the story and that the ending could have been more thrilling and less run-of-the-mill.

There's a sequel coming out this July which I have pre-ordered as I did enjoy the writing style and I'm interested to see where the character goes from here.

Overall I found the story interesting and brave, but felt like it petered out and lost momentum towards the end so I gave it a 3.5 out of 5.


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