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Somewhere Between Love and Justice

(Sarah Sawyer #1)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  180 ratings  ·  22 reviews
Sarah Sawyer has spent the last ten years reliving a nightmare. Stripped of her innocence at the tender age of thirteen, she's grown into a woman with nothing to lose and one thing on her mind. Justice. With her horse, her guns and a plan, the gunslinger takes to the trails of the old west in search of those who wronged her family. A trusted friend shares the quest for jus ...more
Paperback, 1, 364 pages
Published July 28th 2015 by S.W. Andersen
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AnnMaree Of Oz
Sep 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A wordy but very beautifully well written old timey wild western novel about extreme loss, vengeance, and most importantly: love.

Sarah Sawyer is a damaged individual of 23, she witnessed her parents grisly murder at 13 and was kept as a slave for a few years after, until she could escape. As an adult, she vows revenge against the gang that killed her parents, and kept her a victim. She never wants to feel that way again.

She has a sometimes dalliance with a female Marshall called Jessie who und
Oct 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is good read from SW Andersen. I think it's very well written, especially for a debut novel. Sweet romance with a fair amount of action.
Jyoti Kataria
Aug 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The book takes you on this western journey filled with horses, cowgirl boots, gunslinging Stetson wearing beautiful hardcore cowgirls of the west. I loved how Sarah is portrayed as perfection personified yet you see cracks and flaws that make her human. Her passion and her willingness to risk her heart for Jo makes you have faith in love. May we all find a lover like Jo and someone worth loving like Sarah in our lives. Absolutely a riveting read. UNPUTDOWNABLE.
Carol Hutchinson
Aug 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Quite the adventure!

Sarah is out for justice after suffering traumatic events as a child. She travels searching for those that have wronged her and hurt her with a friend. On her travels, Sarah finds herself back in old territory and reunites with Jo. Jo has been desperately hoping Sarah would come back after she stole her heart, but as the two of them fall in love there is more to come between them. When the secrets and pasts are revealed, Sarah has to make choices between love and getting the
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm going to forego the problems with grammatical editing. It's not important to me. Let me convey that Miss Andersen has written a compelling story from the points of view of the main characters: Sarah, Jo, and Jessie; all strong independent women who've continued living in a world and time that believe women are property and helpless.
The scenic descriptions carried me to western locations I enjoyed moving through with her word use. The emotions of the characters were shown and not told; a feat
Aug 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

As this is the first book by this author, I wasn't sure what to expect. I was very pleasantly surprised. The story was wonderful, full of twists and unexpected turns. The characters were strong, determined women who made you root for them. Their journeys were never easy but, then, when is real life ever easy? Wonderful job! I look forward to reading more of this authors work!
Sold me on westerns! ;)

S. W. Andersen is one of my favorite authors. This debut book is worth the read even if you're not into westerns. I loved this one! I also love a good and well written f/f love story. Plus, it's packed with adventure, suspense, and vengeance. This is definitely a must read.
Feb 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great thrilling and loving adventure!

I enjoy books depicting women in western adventures. This book keeps you on the edge of your seat. Once you start reading it is hard to put it down because you want to know what is going to happen next.
Would highly recommend this book and looking forward to reading the sequel.
Keisha Ming
It didn't wow me

The plot is solid it keeps you rooting for Sarah and hoping she gets justice but the Author constantly repeats what we've already learned and it became drawn out. I loved Jo and I loved how she made a better life for herself I also loved how one decision created a ripple effect amongst their chosen family which is why I can't understand Sarah's anger for Jo after finding out her troubles as well.

The story is good with solid potential but it needs editing and it's a bit of a turn
Jayme Smith
Decent read

You know how there are more bad lesbian movies than good? Fortunately, there are quite a few books that are worth the time.

This is a steady read. I struggled with the past tense, first person narrative. The characters “inner voice” were all written the same. I still liked it and plan on reading the sequel.

This is not as good as Jae’s Oregon series.
Joyce Moore
Apr 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
3 J’s

Sarah had a serious mission guiding her. Jo, you go girl. This is the first time reading this Author, but it won’t be my last. I’m now her Number One Fan. Off to my next Adventure.
Denise Mason
Dec 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Must read

Found out about this book from Les Fic email. Was easily sucked into the story from paragraph 1. The book carries romance, action, and a much deeper message. Will read more by this author!!
Steve Going

I had all the "twist" figured out in the first third of the book. When Jo told Sarah about sister dying and her leaving when her sister died I knew Jo was an O'Shea.
Ceillie Simkiss
DNF because I just don't care about any of this 30% in.
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lesbian-fiction
Loved this book. The characters are so diverse yet so connected by love
I will read this series again!
Aug 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: western
What can I say,
If you have this book marked as ‘to-read’ I would tell you don’t delay, read it today!

If you don’t have it marked to-read, why not?
Chapter after chapter filled with action, love, sex, revenge, drama, romance, gun-toting pistol-shooting horse-riding strong female characters, and did I say sex?!

It is a wonderful read with plot twists you won’t see coming and I recommend it whole-heartedly. I loved it so much, I also bought the hardcover book to add to my collection.

In her first v
Char Dafoe
A pretty damn good book!

Set in the old west with female outlaws, female Sheriff's, and female bar owners. Hell Yeah! Not only did this story deliver on female badasses, it delivered on action (inside and outside the bedroom) I highly recommend.

*Note: I have read the sequel now, and it just gets better and better*
Nov 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
A wonderful fast paced ride that send us through a journey of revenge and redemption, love and hate, honesty and betrayel and much much more. A fantastic debut novel from this new author. Highly recommended and look forward to her next book.
Heather Henkel
May 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great western story

This was a great set back in the ole west. I enjoyed reading about how the group of friends came together and overcame a lot to succeed. Jo and Sarah were an interesting couple.
Apr 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016, romance, queer, series, tweeps
I have zero--and I mean ZERO--interest in westerns or anything westerns-related, but I loved this book. The characters came to life for me, and I could not put this book down. Don't let the western-ness deter you; this is a great lesfic read.
Angie Bennett
Aug 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I agreed to a true review if I received this free. I loved this story. Kept me interested the whole time which is hard to do. If I loose interest at any point I usually stop and start anther book. So I would read again.
Cori Ferguson
Sep 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
S.W. did a fantastic job on her first book! It held my attention the entire time, and the character development was great! Looking forward to what's next.
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S.W. Andersen has six novels under her belt.

S.W.'s latest romance, "The Love Doctor," explores love after loss as well as personal and professional boundaries.

"This Time" is her first paranormal romance involving past lives reunited.

Her debut novel, "Somewhere Between Love and Justice," received such rave reviews as "A Riveting Read" and "UNPUTDOWNABLE."

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