My Review of “The Space Between” by Dete Meserve Lake Union Publishing July 24. 2018
“The Space Between” by Dete Meserve is an intense, intriguing, captivating and stirring story. The Genres for this story are Fiction, Mystery and Suspense. The timeline is in the present and goes to the past only when it pertains to the characters or events.
The author describes her characters as complex and complicated. Sarah Mayfield is a renowned astronomer, who is presenting her theories of a major breakthrough at a conference. When Sarah arrives back home to her husband Ben and son Zeke, she finds disturbing evidence, that Ben has disappeared. The Christmas tree is up earlier than usual, and there is a present under the tree but she has no idea where Ben has gone.
When Sarah and Ben first met, they were enchanted by the stars and the constellations. They would write messages to one another in code. In the fifteen years that they are married, things have changed. Sarah feels that the marriage is in trouble. As Sarah searches for Ben and the meaning of his disappearance, deep secrets, and information that she never knew about her husband surfaces.
Suddenly there are twists and turns. Ben’s driver is found dead. There are other people found dead. There are threatening lawsuits, charges of embezzlement and murder. Different people could be suspect. As the FBI becomes involved, even Sarah is a suspect. When Sarah looks through her telescopes, she often has to look in the space between to see if she is missing something. Now Sarah realizes before it is too late, that she has to start to look in the spaces in between.
This is a fast paced story, with twists and turns, and some intense moments. What exactly is the truth? Who is the murderer, and why is this happening? I received this ARC for my honest review. I would highly recommend this action packed novel for those that enjoy the genres of Mystery and Suspense.