For New Adult readers - The In-Between is an emotional, spellbinding, addictive story about friendship and obsession. Ellie Moss is moving away from her ex-best friend, away from Jackson High School and away from The Worst Year of Her Life. It will be a New Beginning, so she can become New Ellie - the Ellie who is pretty, smart and popular. But then, a terrible car accident changes her life forever. Reeling from the shock of losing one of her parents, Ellie starts her new high school and meets a new friend. Madeline is everything that Ellie wants to be: beautiful, bold and brave. But as Madeline's influence over Ellie grows, and her life begins to spiral out of control, Ellie starts to question if she can trust her - and, more to the point, can Ellie even trust herself? Because Ellie kws what happens when your best friend becomes your worst enemy. But what happens when your worst enemy is yourself?
Barbara Stewart earned an M.F.A. in creative writing from Wichita State University. The In-Between is her first novel. She lives with her husband in the Catskill Mountains of New York.