The Between: Novel, A
When Hilton was just a boy, his grandmother sacrificed her life to save him from drowning. Thirty years later, he begins to suspect that he was never meant to survive that accident, and that dark forces are working to rectify that mistake. When Hilton's wife, the only elected African-American... show more
When Hilton was just a boy, his grandmother sacrificed her life to save him from drowning. Thirty years later, he begins to suspect that he was never meant to survive that accident, and that dark forces are working to rectify that mistake. When Hilton's wife, the only elected African-American judge in Dade County, FL, begins to receive racist hate mail, he becomes obsessed with protecting his family. Soon, however, he begins to have horrible nightmares, more intense and disturbing than any he has ever experienced. Are the strange dreams trying to tell him something? His sense of reality begins to slip away as he battles both the psychotic threatening to destroy his family and the even more terrifying enemy stalking his sleep. Chilling and utterly convincing, The Between follows the struggles of a man desperately trying to hold on to the people and life he loves, but may have already lost. The compelling plot holds readers in suspense until the final, profound moment of resolution.
Publish date: March 27th 1996
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Adult Fiction
, 20th Century
, African American
, Speculative Fiction
The Between is a story about a man on the verge of a breakdown. Is this breakdown caused by supernatural forces or is it all in his mind? Well, I’m not going to be jerk who spoils it all for you! I bought this book years and years ago and I’m glad The Ladies of Horror Fiction finally forced me to ...
The Between by Tananarive Due My rating: 4 of 5 stars When threatening letters soon find their way to his wife, Hilton James becomes seriously afraid for the safety of his family. Being the first African-American judge in Dade County, Florida, it can be any number of individuals that Dede has prosec...
A true-page turner I devoured in a few hours that inhabits the gray spaces between dark fantasy and psychological thriller. Hilton James has felt since childhood that he needs to make his life count, because his grandmother lost her life saving him from drowning. Now his family is in danger; they've...
The Between by Tananarive Due caught my eye whilst browsing the paperback section at my local library. The blurb on its back cover enticed me into taking it home:Hilton was seven when his grandmother died, and it was a bad time. But it was worse when she died again..."I thoroughly enjoyed the book.D...
This was my first Tananarive Due book I ever read. Recommended to me by a co-worker, I wasn't really sure what I was getting myself into, since how he explained it to me is, "That it's a story that's equal parts suspense, horror, sci-fi and I think you'd like it."So, I put it on reserve at the loca...