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The Frog: A Tale of Sexual Torture and Degradation

3.18  ·  Rating details ·  246 Ratings  ·  32 Reviews
Jane is abducted by a sadistic couple intent on reducing her to a sexual object. Drawn into a world where sensuality is blurred and splattered by the harsh brush of abuse, the exploration is as much a matter of the mind and soul as of the body. Jane, called "Frog" by her captors, learns to adapt as her world shrinks to the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure. Iro ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 8th 2006 by Running Press (first published 2002)
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Joanne Jones

Right you need a strong mind set for reading this and an empty belly for those who are a bit squeamish!!!

For me this did not make me feel squeamish or bugged out or anything, it had quite the opposite effect on me lol...
Maybe I have a deprived mind or something but I found this book quite intriguing and insightful because not only did it have a handful of kinks that I LOVE LOVE LOVE but it has also made me what to try some things out
~ Lei ~ Reading Is An Adventure ~
How the heck do I rate this? The editing errors got on my nerves and I was alternately creeped out or tingly, yet I finished it and was a little disappointed by the ending or maybe not. Let me just say, if you see Bren or Robert at the grocery store, run Forrest, RUN! Unless you like this kinky-fuckery (thanks Shannon for this very excellent tag!) shit done to you. I do think this is one of the most sexcontent-tagged books on my shelf. If you got a challenge, this is your book!
'Q' aka CoCo
Jun 23, 2015 rated it liked it
This is definitely extreme and it IS sexual torture, not erotica. It is not meant to titillate, and there are some scenes that are just downright nasty. Jane gets kidnapped by a sadistic couple to be their as a sex slave. This is her only purpose, and she is kept in appalling conditions to be used horrifically. The wife is jealous though she allows her husband to use slaves and is even turned on by watching. It's a delicate balance for the husband to achieve, keeping his wife happy while not pro ...more
May 22, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: not-for-my-mom
The abduction and sex parts were ok for me, but the ~bathroom~ scenes and the torture part, NO.
I absolutely hated them.
Definitely not for the faint-hearted. BEWARE.
I had to get this mobi/epub from the author's website as Amazon will only carry the printed book, which is nonsensical to say the least. This author never fails to deliver if you are looking for something a bit 'different'. Miss Thompson is definitely one of my 'go to' authors when I need a good dark, bdsm read. I recently went through several weeks of a 'book funk'; picked up 'Enslaved' by this author, and got back in the saddle.

Frog, is definitely not for the faint hearted. It is both cruel an
Jul 28, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: kidnap, torture
It was a boring book.
Do not read if you are offended but abduction, rape and torture! This is not your romantic hot bdsm erotic story.
This is pure sadistic rape and torture. There were a couple of panty soaking moments for me, but then that was me personally.
How ever. Claire Thompson is an excellent writer who pushes the limits on your imagination. Makes you squirm in your panties because of the sheer horror of it. The nail biting, "is she, isn't she"! The pyshological aspect of it is terrifying. It wasn't the most
Sep 10, 2008 rated it did not like it
I never have been more disgusted in my life then after reading this book (actually I couldn't finish it). How is this even considered erotica? I mean she get kidnapped and tortured (literally). For example, in once scene, one of her captor actually pees (yes pees) into her mouth or should I say forces her to open her mouth or else they beat with a cane or a whip. God, this book so disgusting, why did I even bother reading it. This my first book by Claire Thompson and now I'm wondering if all ohe ...more
Aug 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book that I read by Claire Thompson and I must say I am hooked!!! I have read several since this one and her stories get better and better with each page!! Thank you Claire for sharing your wonderful talent!!!
Rebecca Symmons
I have just finished this book and feel a little let down. I don't have a problem with the non-consensual aspect or, whether or not it should be called BDSM, I knew what to expect because I read the description and know it is only a fantasy.
I thought it was well written, very well in places, and considered it to be a 4 or 5 star read - until page 101. By this point I was starting to wonder how the author was going to wind up the story, and ran possibilities through my mind. To prevent spoiling t
'Q' aka CoCo
This is definitely extreme and it IS sexual torture, not erotica. It is not meant to titillate, and there are some scenes that are just downright nasty. Jane gets kidnapped by a sadistic couple to be their as a sex slave. This is her only purpose, and she is kept in appalling conditions to be used horrifically. The wife is jealous though she allows her husband to use slaves and is even turned on by watching. It's a delicate balance for the husband to achieve, keeping his wife happy while not pro ...more
May 16, 2016 rated it liked it
It would have been a solid 3.5 but can't give half stars so had to settle for 3.

There are some good points for sure, the situation is interesting enough but the writing meanders a bit. At one point it states that Robert has no empathy, is incapable of it but then he is shown to be caring.
The scenes were interesting in their own way, it covered a lot of fetishes from forced bi, to humiliation, to extreme pain and other things.

My biggest problem was probably the end which felt kinda rushed, it jus
Hollow Well
Dec 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
I was very concerned that I would not like this book. It seemed to be a constant stream of deviant sexual acts committed abusively against an non-consensual participant. That is, actually, what the book suggested was to happen... so, no surprise. However, I was intrigued by the reader reviews that I saw for the book.

It turns out that while this story includes a barrage of cringe-worthy situations which conjure a particular degree of wrath in the reader, there is a small thread of hope. The metam
Oct 05, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-book, erotica, 2014, bdsm
Boring! This book was so boring and I wouldn't finish it, if not for the challenge. I really had high hopes for this one, but after finishing it, I feel disappointed. Sometimes, I felt like reading Jane Austen's novels. Don't get me wrong, I love JA, but her style didn't fit with this story. All those "poor Janes" were grating on my nerves. And the ending... So unrealistic.

I don't recommend it and I'm not sure if I'll read any other book written by this author.

Why 2 stars? Well, it had its mome
I am surprised.

I wasn't expecting much out of this because the other books i have read from thompson have left me on the fence a little. I didn't know she had it in her.

Frog hit every button known that will stun the kinkiest of them on occasion. It definitely fit perfectly into the section of dark erotica.

What intrigued me the most was that it was a couple doing the kidnapping, not some power hungry or shatter man. It made it that much better to witness Brenda in her element.
David Schwan
Nov 25, 2011 rated it it was ok
Rather uneven book. A girl is kidnapped by a couple, tortured and used as a sex toy. Their interactions with girl are not consistent. A dominatrix is brought in and a very tender scene ensues. It almost feels like this book was written intending a sequel where the kidnapped girl explores her sexuality.
This goes beyond what I would call Erotica Noir and sits more firmly in the realm of a vet graphic horror sorry. I would have loved a lot more character development or reasoning behind the scenes, the depravity, and more insight into what exactly made Jane strive to survive when she'd always been happy to coat in the past.

Kinda scared to read this one...ngl.

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Jun 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
One of the darkest books I have ever read. I got my copy long before EBooks were popular. I still have a copy hidden away where I hope nobody ever finds it. Even after all these years it still leaves a dark memory. This book is not for everyone.
Ranzes Ryne
I've read few books by Claire Thompson. So far, this book got me pissed the most. I really hate the "pissing" part by her captors. Damn, but well it did got the degradation thing. Though I don't really love the ending part.... but at least she got her captors paid a bit.
Mar 02, 2013 rated it liked it
I read this novel long ago and it was disturbingly wicked. It was most certainly something different and not everyone would like it.
Jun 19, 2012 rated it liked it
Even though it was so disturbing
I really did enjoy it. *Thanks*
Vfields Don't touch my happy!
I could have used way more payback!
Dec 10, 2013 marked it as hell-to-the-no  ·  review of another edition
when a review mentioned water sports, I was too through.
Apr 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
another good story... not as good as obsession but enjoyed it all the same
Cynthia L
This book was okay...a little too dark for my liking. It brought me to tears at times & sick to my stomach at others.
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was ok
Atleast there's a happy ending
Apr 07, 2014 rated it did not like it
I honestly didn't finish this, it was not well written. might have been an ok read but it just didn't hold me so I skimmed the first couple of chapters.
May 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Just that delicious darkness, F*ck I love BDSM!
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Claire has been writing for nearly two decades, and has published over 70 novels. She writes BDSM romance and abduction tales, spanning both m/f and m/m genres. She has received numerous awards for her bestselling work, including the NLA-Int’l Pauline Réage Award for best BDSM fiction. Her darker works press the envelope of what is erotic and what can be a sometimes dangerous slide into the world ...more
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