By Paris Thompson
Anne Freeman has created a powerful and authentic tale in her novel Me That You See which takes readers on a wild and unpredictable journey through the busy streets of Melbourne and into the realm of adult entertainment services.
The narrative unfolds as witty protagonist Lexi Karas, a barista who loses her job and runs into a friend from her haunted past, is introduced to the enthralling world of camming.
A double-life begins
Thus begins her double life and a web of complex deceptions, as she endeavours to shield her sensual pursuits from her new boyfriend and his young son.
You wouldn’t be able to tell that this is only Freeman’s second novel. She has a true mastery over the written word and her experience and heart shines through the pages of this book.
Her writing style is captivating, and the pacing of the novel will keep you up all night until the break of dawn, and the story’s satisfying end.
Intimate knowledge of characters
Freeman skilfully weaves this brave and innovative story, and it is evident that she has a deep understanding of her characters and their struggles, making it all the more relatable and profound.
Every character possesses an intense significance, as they unveil the shadows of their pasts.
Lexi’s compelling tale unfurls as she struggles with her identity and life’s purpose, and finding the inner strength required to pursue her most secret and cherished aspirations, all the while navigating complex relationships.
A story of self-discovery
The story becomes a vibrant anecdote of self-discovery, where delicate blossoms of sexuality and female empowerment intertwine, creating a rich plot that captures the essence of a woman’s journey to find her true self amidst the complexities of modern relationships.
Me That You See offers a genuine portrayal of friendships and is a testament to the power of camaraderie and female support. The easy back-and-forth dialogue between the characters makes you feel like you’re right there with them, sipping coffees and sharing their experiences.
Freeman offers a fresh and insightful perspective on the complexities that define modern life and personal identity.
This is a novel that will leave a lasting impact on its readers.
Me That You See is not just a story of transformation; it’s a tale of the past coming back to haunt us, of secrets and lies, and ultimately, it’s about living your truth.
The novel beautifully conveys the message that it’s never too late to discover who you are, to chase your dreams, and to make mistakes.