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The In-Between Hour

What could be worse than losing your child? Having to pretend he’s still alive... 
Harlequin MIRA, January 2014

  • SIBA Winter 2014 Okra Pick
  • "Barbara Claypole White has created a tender and emotionally-charged novel in The In-Between Hour. Her multifaceted, flawed characters, each with their own wounded heart, are carefully drawn. Ms. White depicts the North Carolina mountain setting with an evocative sense of place, creating a perfect backdrop for this story of life, survival and, ultimately, of love that transcends all."
    Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of
    The Time Between
  • "White's beautifully crafted novel demonstrates how two broken souls can find peace for themselves and their loved ones." Booklist
  • “Readers, prepare to open your hearts for a charming cast of original characters.” Lydia Netzer, author of Shine Shine Shine
  • “A heartwarming story of grief and the desire to save the people you love even when you can't save yourself.” Anita Hughes, author of Lake Como
  • “A captivating read about the deepest emotions the word family evokes.” Laura Spinella, author of Perfect Timing
  • “The In-Between Hour breaks your heart and mends it at the same time.” Amy Sue Nathan, author of The Glass Wives

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The Unfinished Garden

A love story about grief, OCD, and dirt
Harlequin MIRA, August 2012

  • 2013 Golden Quill Best First Book
  • Simply Books #1 Romantic Book of 2012
  • “A touching and accomplished debut.” Diane Chamberlain, bestselling author of Necessary Lies
  • “A poetic page turner.” Wake County Libraries Book-a-Day staff pick
  • “A powerful story of friendship and courage in the midst of frightening circumstances.” Bergers’ Book Review
  • “A moving story about the challenges of OCD and grief combined with the power of the human spirit to find love in the most unlikely of places.” Eye on Romance
  • "With a whip smart Alice Munro narrative and the truly relatable language of Karen Joy Fowler, Barbara Claypole White weaves an important, poignant story." Traci Foust, author of Nowhere Near Normal: A Memoir of OCD

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Signed copies available through Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill and Purple Crow Books in Hillsborough.

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