In the Middle of the Night (novel)

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In the Middle of the Night
Author Robert Cormier
Country United States
Language English
Genre Young adult literature, Suspense
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback)

In the Middle of the Night is a young adult suspense novel by Robert Cormier. It was published in 1995.


This novel follows 16-year-old Denny Colbert, whose father was involved in a tragic accident that killed 22 children. He is not allowed to drive or answer the phone and his family moves so often that he is always the new kid in school. However, one afternoon, Denny disobeys his parents and answers a phone call, after which he finds himself drawn into a relationship with the mystery caller, someone who wants revenge.[1]