The In-Between

The In-Between

Unforgettable Encounters During Life's Final Moments – THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


AS SEEN ON THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW - 'Heartfelt ... Gentle, refreshingly forthright' New York Times

Hospice nurse and TikTok star Hadley Vlahos shares moving stories, life lessons and wisdom from her patients in this heart-warming memoir about how end-of-life care can teach us just as much about how to live as it does about how we die.

'The combined beauty, faith, and compassion found in each patient's death is meaningful and sublime' Theresa Brown, author of The Shift

'Vlahos's compassionate, beautifully written book contains profound wisdom' Katy Butler, author of The Art of Dying Well


We don't often talk about dying, even in the medical field, but death is a universal part of life. An ardent advocate for compassionate end-of-life care, Hadley Vlahos shows us that the end of our lives can be rich, beautiful and transformative by sharing moving stories about how her patients' final days have changed her life.

Full of insights from real people, from the woman who never once questioned her faith until she was close to death, to the older man seeing visions of his late daughter, to the young patient who laments that she spent too much of her short life worrying about what others thought of her - each story raises vital questions about living, dying and the afterlife, inspiring us to live our lives to the fullest.


'Extraordinary ... helps dispel fear around death and dying - revealing it to be a natural part of our soul's evolution' Laura Lynne Jackson, author of The Signs

'Tender and transformative . . . it makes dying feel like a peaceful, dynamic, and nourishing event' Christie Tate, author of Group


  • Gentle, refreshingly forthright ... helps readers wrap their minds around - and perhaps make peace with - the great unknown
    New York Times

About the author

Hadley Vlahos

Hadley Vlahos, RN, is a hospice registered nurse, mother and wife. Vlahos started her career as a registered nurse at twenty-two. As a hospice nurse, she now visits people at their home while also educating and sharing stories about hospice care on social media, where she has more than a million followers.
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