October 01, 2020

Cover Reveal: "The Between" by Ryan Leslie

Welcome to a special cover reveal...


You know, as a rule, I don't do reveals. Well, I don't do mass reveals, or reveals for books that I'm not interested in. So, when I do one, you know there's a solid reason behind that.
This time, we're looking at the cover for Ryan Leslie's debut book. I jumped at the chance to reveal this particular cover...because the book in question is on my TBR list. Of course it is. I wouldn't have revealed its cover otherwise.
So, here goes...

Out on Apr 27th, 2021
The Between by Ryan Leslie

Title: The Between

Author: Ryan Leslie

Genres: Adult Sci-Fi

Available from: April 27th, 2021

Publisher: Parliament House

Add on Goodreads: The Between


While landscaping his backyard, ever-conscientious Paul Prentice discovers an iron door buried in the soil. His childhood friend and perpetual source of mischief, Jay Lightsey, pushes them to explore what's beneath.

When the door slams shut above them, Paul and Jay are trapped in a between-worlds place of Escher-like rooms and horror story monsters, all with a mysterious connection to a command-line, dungeon explorer computer game from the early '80s called The Between.

Paul and Jay find themselves filling roles in a story that seems to play out over and over again. But in this world, where their roles warp their minds, the biggest threat to survival may not be the Kosmaro, risen from the Between's depths to hunt them; the biggest danger may be each other.

About Ryan Leslie:

Ryan Leslie oversees research for a large health system, where making stuff up is generally frowned upon. His creative outlet has always been writing fiction. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, children's author Lindsay Leslie, and their two sons.

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  1. That's a rather scary cover. Seems to fit the synopsis, which also sounds rather scary

  2. Very spooky! I'm sure people will be all over this for a scary fall read. :)

    Lindsi @ Do You Dog-ear? 💬

  3. I like how freaky this cover is! :)

    1. LOL, it is! If the book is to be judged from its cover...😱

  4. Good cover for this time of year, that's for sure. Sounds like it could a good read.

    1. I do mean to read it when it comes out! (It's weird that it doesn't get published until the spring though...they're missing the Halloween window!).

  5. Oooooh this is an interesting cover; I kind of like it! (Plus, I'm not going to lie, I definitely saw this on Twitter and thought, "HOLD ON. ROBERTA??? DOING A COVER??? Who kidnapped her?"

    1. *clears throat* Actually, I've done 8 of them to date...that is, an average of 1 per year 😂.

  6. Ooh, that is a top-notch cover! I'm a sucker for uncanny spaces and Escher-rooms (and monsters, of course). You did NOT just add another book to my TBR. 😂 (You did. You did.)

  7. I'm a little late here, but what a cool cover!


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