Category: Romance

Review ♥ The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre

July 27, 2017 Angela Erotica, Mystery, Reviews, Romantic Suspense, Thriller

Review ♥ The Girl in 6E by A.R. TorreThe Girl in 6E (Deanna Madden, #1) by A.R. Torre
Series: Deanna Madden #1
Published by Redhook on January 27th 2015
Genres: Erotica, Mystery, Romantic Suspense, Thriller
Pages: 352

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I haven't touched a human in three years. That seems like it would be a difficult task, but it's not. Not anymore, thanks to the internet.

I am, quite possibly, the most popular recluse ever. Not many shut-ins have a 200-member fan club, a bank account in the seven-figure range, and hundreds of men lining up to pay for undivided attention.

They get satisfaction, I get a distraction. Their secret desires are nothing compared to why I hide... my lust for blood, my love of death.

Taking their money is easy. Keeping all these secrets... one is bound to escape.

What if you hid yourself away because all you could think of was killing? And what if one girl's life depending on you venturing into society?

Enter a world of lies, thrills, fears, and all desires, in this original thriller from A. R. Torre.

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The Girl in 6E is incredibly unique, so props to A.R. Torre (Alessandra Torre’s pseudonym) for creativity alone. Talk about an edgy thriller!

Deanna is one complicated character. She’s brazen, resourceful, super smart, and totally scary in her obsession with murder. The book takes you deep into the world of camming—video cyber sex—and I found it to be both creepy and fascinating. I learned a lot about what it takes to be a successful Cam Girl. Who knew it could be so lucrative? Nice to have that bit of knowledge. You know, in case I want to save up for my kids’ college tuition. Kidding. Sort of.

The reader learns about Deanna’s traumatic past early on. We’re fed bits and pieces through flashbacks, but I kept wanting to know more. When we finally delve into the main event? It’s. Worth. The. Wait. I never fully understood Deanna’s psychotic compulsions, though. I’m sure there’s more to the story.

The plot is made more compelling thanks to a few other intriguing characters. Jeremy is the UPS guy. I accepted his fascination with Deanna, but his relationship with her is on the crazy side. To each his own.

The first part of the story drags in places due to repetition. However, the pacing picks up halfway through and so did my heart rate. It’s a heady rush to the end.

The story isn’t wrapped up in a neat little bow, but I like that the ending can be left to the reader’s imagination. The next book, Do Not Disturb, continues the story, so it’s nice to have the option to learn more about Deanna’s future—and perhaps her past. I have no idea how much story is left to be told, but I’m curious enough to read on.

Recommended for fans of:
Calculating heroines

About Alessandra Torre

Alessandra Torre

A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Alessandra Torre has written thirteen novels, three of which have become New York Times bestsellers.

Her first book, Blindfolded Innocence, was a breakout hit, rising to the top of the ebook charts on Amazon where it attracted the interest of major publishing houses and garnered Torre her first print deal with Harlequin HQN. Less than twelve months later, Torre signed a second print deal, this time with Redhook (Hachette) for the Deanna Madden series, an erotic suspense trilogy.

From her home on the Emerald Coast in Florida, she devotes several hours each day to various writing projects and interacting with her fans on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Happily married and with one son, she loves watching SEC football games, horseback riding, reading and watching movies.

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