Returning to Portland, Oregon for the first time in ten years, Abigail Flanagan has a plan. Get in, get it over with, and then get the hell out. Growing up, Abigail was all about family, school, and church. She never dreamed she would have a one-night stand with a married man in the bathroom of the Sacre Coeur in Paris. That perfect girl she once was is long gone. What did being the “good girl” ever get her? In one catastrophic event, Abigail lost everything: her family, her best friend, and her faith. Her return home is supposed to be brief. After all, she has her plan, until she meets a man who makes her feel something again. Suddenly, sticking around seems like an option.
Pierce Doherty also has a plan. Get through the night without a nightmare. Work in peace. Stop seeing danger lurking around every corner. And tomorrow, do it all over again. He is a wounded warrior, haunted by survivor’s guilt and struggles with PTSD. Pierce is content to live his life in solitude…until he meets Abigail. He never thought he would get a chance to meet her, to thank her. When he tells her who he really is, will she be able to deal with his truth?
Hiding in plain sight under her habit, is Chloe: a scholarship kid who did everything she could to rebel against religion and expectation. But when Chloe got a call in the middle of the night and her best friend’s life hung in the balance, she made a deal with God: save my friend and my life is yours.
SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN explores the idea of how two people—two deeply wounded people—put their own personal demons aside to help the other learn to live again. This novel illustrates how resilient the human spirit is in the face of life-shattering loss. And when tragedy strikes again, how can Abigail and Pierce survive it? Will they turn toward each other or allow tragedy to tear them apart?