• I Am Elle

  • A Psychological Thriller
  • By: Ditter Kellen
  • Narrated by: Lia Frederick
  • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (104 ratings)

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I Am Elle

By: Ditter Kellen
Narrated by: Lia Frederick
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Publisher's Summary

An abused girl's desperate fight for survival and a silent killer determined to destroy her.

Born on a small farm in Alabama, Elenore Griffin spends her days in a Hell of her father’s making. The system has failed her, leaving her trapped in a world of unimaginable torture and pain. Sold to the highest bidder, Elenore finds her nightmares have only just begun. And those responsible for her abuse begin disappearing around her without a trace, while the local authorities seem to be at the center of it all. 

Step inside the world of a young girl who suffered the most heinous acts imaginable. And survived. This is her life. This is her story....

Warning: This book contains major triggers that some might find offensive. If you have abuse triggers, please do not purchase this book. It is not for the faint of heart. 

Note from the author: If you are gracious enough to leave a review, I ask that you please not leave spoilers that will ruin it for others.

©2019 Ditter Kellen (P)2019 Ditter Kellen

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WARNING!!

Do not read this book if you're a strict audiobook only reader! This is only half the book and the sequel is not available on audible!!

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Not good at all

This book is too short and seems thrown together. I didn’t enjoy it at all…

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Conditioned in a life of abuse

The system failed her, leaving her trapped with an abusive father. She’s a survivor of abuse having been sold to the highest bidder. Those that abused her have disappeared and local authorities seem to be at the center of it all.

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For a small county of only 2415 souls, there sure was a hell of a lot of trouble. Then factor in the religious aspects and you have yourself a wicked town of dastards.
While the story is written in the third person I tend to feel as if it’s written in two points of view. The chapters alternate between the voice of Elenore and the voice of Detective Evan Ramirez.
The triggers were real. I was warned, yet I read anyway. It helped that the scenes were not graphically overdone. Most of what was illustrated was the aftermath. Which I appreciated. I certainly didn’t need a visual of that type of assault. Just the word alone is enough to make me cringe.
This was written well. I blew through it. It was a page turner despite the violent nature of the story.

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Lia Frederick was the solo female performer. She had a pleasant voice. She read the scenes word perfectly. The sound quality was wonderful.
The voice of Elenor wasn’t quite what I imagined her voice sounding like but all the same Lia brought her character to life.

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chapter 8 ???

Did anyone else feel there was a chapter from a completely different book inserted here???

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Not well written

Couldn't finish it. perhaps if there was a better narrator I could have. Unfortunately the book isn't written well, in my opinion, and not narrated well either.

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Great Book Although Sad

I very much enjoyed this book. It's really sad and heart-wrenching but also very well written and makes a person realize what hell some children actually do go through. Has many trigger warnings so beware! I am looking forward to the next book! The narrator was very good and I enjoyed her reading of this book thoroughly and I will be looking for more narrated by her.

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Great read!!

I couldn't stop!!!! :) I had it all figured wrong ... I was shocked with the end!!!! :)

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lousy ending

I do not recommend this book. The ending was abrupt and not very good

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Too short

A great story with a big twist at the end, but ended too soon. Narration was well done as well. I was disappointed that it was so short.

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Great Read

Elle: A Psychological Thriller was a great read by Ditter Kellen. Elenore has lived on a small farm with her father who makes her days a living hell. Eleanore has een abused by her father and sold to the highest bidders. The people that are responsible for her abuse start going missing. This is a story about how a girl who has been abused and suffered some heinous acts, can learn to survive. This is a book that contains some abuse and abuse triggers. I love reading all of Ditter Kellen's books and can't wait to read more by the author.

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  • Toni walker
  • 09-03-19

Fantastic

Omg Iv just finished
I am Elle on audiobook
What a fantastic book but how can you leave us hanging like that
Please say the 2nd book is out soon 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻

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  • Shannon Ainsworth
  • 12-03-20

wow!!

what a horrific story and it will trigger some people so approach with caution. the ending...OMG! you need to read it.

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  • Neil Armstrong
  • 02-04-20

A dark mystery

A thrilling tale that takes the subject of long term abuse and it's consequences.