God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey Into Sex Trafficking and Rescue
It is a story of triumph for the children and young teens released from a life of slavery and the rescuer who freed many hundreds of victims leading to the prosecution of dozens of perpetrators. And it is a story of haunting despair for those left b...more
I don't like the word trafficking, though. That minimizes the problem. The problem is slavery. It is an ugly word, but that is the truth. I think maybe we have lost our capacity to call things "evil". But this it. And Walker truthf...more
This book challenged me on many levels. I have tried to point people to various organizations that fight trafficking and feel passionate about this issue. Yet I have always thought of the victims and never gave much thought to the investigators who gather information about sex trafficking.
Daniel Walker changed that. This book is a look at his undercover journey into tr...more
However, the book carries a number of flaws that will make it hard for many to read, or leave them unsatisfied. First, and Walker acknowledges this early on, his perspective driven by a very powerful Christian faith pervades the entire book, and at times detracts from what should otherwise be powerful storytelling about his work.
Second the use o...more
Daniel Walker set out to be a hero. In my eyes, he succeeded. He went into brothels and made deals with pimps and human traffickers all over the world, putting his morals, his belief system, and his marriage at risk, not to mention his physical safety....more
Unfortunately, I was left a little disappointed. The b...more
I read this book as I was recently introduced to a girl who was brought to the US as part of a sex trafficking operat...more
I love how honest and introspective this guy is. To put yourself out there to save women and fight the internal, painful battle that Daniel fought is a testament to the potential of us all. If we all had his heart and will, what a place this would be... Not many books leave me feeling this emotionally wasted, but the desire to do all I can to help raise awareness has been ignited.
He has over twenty years of experience in law enforcement and is currently wo...more