The Girl in Cell 49B by Dorian Box

The Girl in Cell 49B

Emily Calby #2

Dorian Box

286 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced


Emily Calby disappeared at age twelve, the only survivor of a notorious home invasion. Three years after her terrifying odyssey in The Hiding Girl, she’s safe, living in anonymity with her mentor, ex-gang member Lucas Jackson—before life blows up ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 25 reviews


dark 83%
challenging 50%
tense 50%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
sad 33%
adventurous 16%
funny 16%
mysterious 16%


fast 57%
medium 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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