Somewhere In Between by Dawn Hosmer

December 9th, 2020 Kimberly Review 13 Comments

9th Dec
Somewhere In Between by Dawn Hosmer
Somewhere In Between
by Dawn Hosmer
Narrator: Erica Maity
Length: 9 hours and 31 minutes
Genres: Thriller
Source: Author
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Narration: 5 cups Speed: 1.3x

My name is Mackenzie Bartholomew, or at least it was. I’m staring at my dead body, lying in a casket. I was a healthy, thirty-nine-year-old, mother of three.

I have so many questions but very few answers.

Was I murdered? Did I commit suicide? I don’t know if I’m in some sort of purgatory or if I’ve gone straight to hell.

I’m stuck somewhere in between life and death, forced to travel back in time to relive moments from my past, ones I’d rather forget. I’m desperate to piece together the details surrounding my death. If I don’t, I fear my soul will never find rest.

Chock full of family drama, secrets, betrayal, and lies, Somewhere in Between is a Psychological Thriller with wicked twists that will keep you hooked until the last page.

thriller SUSPENSE Family well written

When I saw the blurb for Somewhere In Between by Dawn Hosmer, I knew I wanted to listen to this psychological thriller. A dead woman at her own funeral who has no idea how she died, watching her husband, attention grabbing mother, and children….

A twisted psychological thriller that alternates chapters between then (memories from her past) to now (events she views as a ghost). This was brilliant and addictive.

Thirty-nine-year-old Mackenzie Bartholomew is literally “somewhere in between” No longer dead, but no light insight. With no control, she is thrust back to events in her married life to the now. She is forced to relive moments. I will warn listeners there are triggers. View Spoiler »

I wasn’t entirely sure what direction Hosmer was leading Mackenzie or the listener, but I couldn’t set this down. In fact, it kept me up listening until 2 am on a work night because I needed to know how she died.

A look into domestic abuse and living with a narcissist were raw, factual and enlightening. So many women stay for the children and slowly allow their rights to dwindle. Mackenzie both frustrated me and held me in awe by her bravery and willpower.

The story felt genuine, and the conclusion was one I figured out, but I wasn’t quite sure of the how. I will leave that for you to discover.

Erica Maity narrated. I have to say it was fantastic. From pacing to tone, she captured the essence of the story and helped build on the scenes and suspense. Her character voices were flawless, and she added another level of enjoyment to this thriller.

If you are looking for a fresh psychological thriller, I recommend grabbing this on audio. This was my second title for this author, and I look forward to more.

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13 Responses to “Somewhere In Between by Dawn Hosmer”

  1. Tyler H. Jolley

    I don’t know what it is about this time of year, but I crave thrillers. This is perfect! Just downloaded it off your recommendation. Thanks!

    Sidenote- what are you thoughts about the cancellation of BEA? I’m so stressed it might be a permanent thing.

  2. Lover of Romance

    oh this book sounds fantastic. I actually love seeing domestic abuse featured and the psychological aspects of that. I think its something that should be addressed more, there is such criticism of women who stay for certain reasons when there should be more support and understanding.

  3. czai

    Sounds like a really good thriller if it gets you up on a worknight. I’ve never tried listening to thrillers on audio.

  4. Zelda Smit

    Thank you for this review, it sounds awesome. I have already added this to my TBR list and I look forward to some late night reading and lots of coffee.