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Bree Sutton has lost everything.

Shattered dreams and a lonely park bench are her only companions.
Happy endings aren’t for people like her.

Survivor Declan James knows what rock bottom looks like.
But he knows there can be redemption, no matter how far you’ve fallen.

You can try and fight it, but love doesn't care how broken and battered you are. It's always something the
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Kindle Edition, 183 pages
Published December 16th 2016 by S. Ferguson
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Samantha Ortegon (Books, Wine & Time)
I'm still in awe that Something There in Between is S. Ferguson's debut novel, this story grabbed me from the beginning and it practically made it impossible to want to walk away from. This is not an easy read, the references of rape and child abuse, insecurities and self blame are written to the point where I felt the emotions, my heart ached, my protective shield wanted to jump into the story slap characters around.

In this story we have Bree, raised by a mother that only saw her as a burden a
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Rose  He
Nov 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Something there in between by S. Ferguson I didn’t know what to expect , it is a heavy book and I don’t usually read this books, but as soon as I met Bree I felt that I wanted to hug her.
Loved the writing style and the editing the descriptions about the places or the smells , it made me feel as if I was reading a real life story, everything felt real, loved the sex scenes, I cried for Bree since the beginning, sometimes I wanted to shake her and tell her she was strong, Ze was amazing and of cou
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Julie Linhart
Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
What a debut! Sarah has written an emotional book about a girl Bree who has had a rough life. Her mother was the unloving and cruel type. She has no father. She had one person that she counted on in her life, her live in boyfriend, and he up and left her without a word. Bree feels worthless and unlovable.

She meets a hot guy , Declan. When Declan first sees Bree he immediately feels like there is a connection there. But Bree, between feeling like she is incapable of being loved, has a ton of wal
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Paige
Dec 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 "Healing" Stars

S. Ferguson's debut novel was emotional, and while at times it delved into some dark themes, it was still beautiful and beyond sexy. Something There In Between is a story of healing and growth with a love story that left me smiling and at times laughing and excited to see what Ms. Ferguson writes next.

Bree has not had an easy life. Her life has shown her that she has never been good enough for anyone in her life. And the past year seemed to have proved that. But when she meets D
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Tijuana *BookTwinsReviews*
"But there is always something there in between, a far off place where I am loved."

There's something to be said about going into a story blind. This book was not AT ALL what I expected. I was drawn to the series by the beautiful covers....because I'm fickle like that. LOL
Anyway, this story broke my heart into a million tiny pieces. It's raw, gut-wrenching, heart-breaking, and sad on many levels. However, its also hopeful and utterly beautiful. It's a story of finding light while surrounded by
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Dilek VT
Actually, this book started very promising and I expected an intensely emotional book but it disappointed me as it progressed. So, after having finished it, it feels something between 2 and 2,5 points for me.

It is the story of Bree, whose father is dead and who was abused by her mother for 16 years before she finally ran away with the son of her mother’s friend, Alex, who later tried to sell her to a bar owner. The bar owner Ron is a very powerful and dangerous man who is also involved in illega
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aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog
5.0 "B-GIRL" STARS!!!



*Sigh! What a beautiful story! I love it to pieces!!!

One of the reason why I love debut novels is the fact that I was so blind to everything. From the author's style of writing to the story and the fact that I get to follow an author's growth in her writing career. I feel like I am with the author's journey too and that's why I was so excited to get my hands on this book. And boy,Something There In Between is a wonderful debut novel. It was perfect and my expectations we
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Kate's Corner
SPOILERS AHEAD

This book started off really strong and I was enjoying the H/h interaction.

The writing is superb and keeps you interested in the book. I didn't know that this is a borderline mafia book so I'm also quite iffy when it comes to this.

Declan was all for the heroine and he wanted to be part of her life. He makes it clear with his POV that she is long time. Then what I didn't like was his brother fobbed some skank off to him. He got a bj and a f$ck in the mens room and then decides to
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Christine
Bree (Bartender) - Heroine
Declan (Bartender) - Heroine

For me New Years resolution involving reading, I said I would do one book a month that is out of my comfort zone. I usually prefer to read about heroine who do not hook up or have sex with men who have girlfriends. Bree ran away from her abusive mother when she was 16 years old with her boyfriend, Alex. They went to a man who was known in the area as a criminal, Ron, to look for work. There, Bree gets hired as a bartender. Shortly after, Alex
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KatrinaReads
Jun 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I recently received the 3rd book in this series in a montly subscription box and was blown away by this author. I immediately found the first 2 books and downloaded for a long rainy afternoon. I have since re-read this book 3 times in May. S. Ferguson has become an instant buy for me. I don't have many on that list.

Bree and Declan's journey was painful and healing all the same time. At times, I was close to putting the story down and walking away for a breather, but I absolutely could not have
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Aղցela W.
Aug 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
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**4.5 Stars

Wow!!! What a debut! This is exactly why I love taking chances on new authors. I get to be there from the beginning and watch them grow. It's beautiful really. I know with some it could be their one and only book but I have a feeling S. Ferguson will be around for a long time. I thought it was awesome and brave to start with a book with triggers. Triggers that could make people stop that one-click but with others it will make them click faster. That's me. I saw the warning and wanted
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2OCC Reviews
Dec 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gemma
It’s been over two days after reading this story and I still haven’t gotten it out of my head. I keep replaying scenes in my head and the main characters in my head. The way the story was written had so much detail to it that it felt like it was really happening. I felt like I knew the characters and found myself intrigued by the secondary characters within the story. S. Ferguson has delivered a fantastic debut novel. I did not know this was the first novel for the reading until after I finished ...more
HeatherP
Feb 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
This is emotional and amazing. I'm floored this was her first book. I enjoyed it and recommend it to everyone.


*Review copy given for honest review in anticipation of the 3rd books release.
Cocktails and Books
3.5 Cocktails

If you're looking for an angsty read, this book is definitely one you may want to pick up. There will definitely be trigger points for some readers (abuse and rape) but if you can read those kind of stories you'll find a character who finally figures out her self worth and learns to start living her life.

When we meet Bree, she's a broken girl. Abused by her mother and then abandoned by her boyfriend, she doesn't feel like she's worthy of love. That there is something intrinsically w
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☆Tweety ☆
Bree has had a rough life and she's barely 20. She's heartbroken, lost and she thinks that her life will only get worse. Declan didn't have a nice life himself, but he moved on from his past and is trying to live as well as he can. Bree and Declan meet because he starts working as a bartender in the bar where Bree has been working for years already. He really sees her, and tries to make her see all the good things she has in her and help her recover from her past traumas.

What can I say. This boo
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Something There In Between by S Ferguson
3.5 stars!!!

“…you’ll realize there’s something there, something in-between that you’ve been missing.”


This was a great debut novel from S Ferguson, and with a fantastic array of characters introduced I am hoping that this is the first in a series. This book is a great foundation for the world of Ron and his men, who can resist alpha mafia men? While the mafia element of this book is only a background story, as these characters are hopefully explored I a
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Tami czenkus
Dec 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
WOW!!!!
I will admit that I did NOT read the blurb before reading Something There In Between, I wanted to be surprised at EVERY turn, and oh my was I ever. S. Ferguson completely blew me away and had me in tears READING THE PROLOGUE!!!!!
Every chapter I read my brain kept running wild with the possibilities of "what the hecks" I fell in love with all of the characters and they were immensely developed that I felt like I was a part of their "family" And there was a few times that I wanted to be i
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Aaly
Dec 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
A very surprising debut novel, I wasn't expecting any of this ... Trust me, Sarah Ferguson is an author to follow!

Review to come!
Nancy
Dec 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 stars of a mixed cocktail of emotions


I will never regret taking a chance on this author. It might be her first book but not the last one that I will read.
When I started to read this book and looking for teasers I was kind of " Ok, this will break my heart" and it did
We have the story of Bree and Declan, 2 beautiful broken souls. Living with her mother after the death of his dad, Bree didn't have the life of her dreams growing up next to her mom. She made her life a hell, making her think that
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Diane plourde
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing



This is one of those stories that once I started reading, I had to see the end in almost one sitting. This 5 star story consumed me to the point that I just devoured it. Something There in Between is a must read.

Life hasn't been easy for Bree and Declan. Declan sees beautiful things in her, which she doesn't see. Suffering from PTSD and panic attacks is consuming her life. Declan is good for her but will she let him in?

This story had everything in order to make it addicting. There was some su
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Jennifer Pierson
Dec 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Bree Sutton has never known real love, and it's made her numb. Her mother was a witch to her, and the man she thought loved her, shattered her completely. Now she just works, and goes to a lonely park bench everyday. She believes in what's left of her heart that she doesn't deserve better, and that happy endings aren't for her. Declan James came from a horrific childhood, so he recognizes serious pain when he sees it. And he sees it in spades when he meets the gorgeous Bree, so he's made it a mi ...more
Felicia Eddy
Dec 18, 2016 rated it liked it
Rating 3.5

Overall I enjoyed this book from first-time author S Ferguson. It is full of anxiety, pain, and so many emotions that it will definitely take the reader on a journey.

Bree has been through hell in her short 20 year life, coming from an abusive mom she and her boyfriend ran away only for him to end up leaving her. She does find a job working in a bar for a mob boss who vows to keep her safe. She then meets Declan the brother of an enforcer who works for Ron the mob boss; Declan is also
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Sara Koelsch
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
S. Ferguson gives us a beautiful debut story. I would have never known this was a debut novel. Ferguson tells a wonderful story of Bree finding strength after a life of people beating her down.


Declan is the most perfect guy! I've never really swooned over a book guy before but he was just…. Perfection! He knew just what to do for Bree to help her but to let her keep herself and to grow. The main thing I loved about this book is that it isn't just a love story, it's a book about finding yourself
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3 stars

A very promising Debut Novel.

Very emotional, with all the great ingredients: Bree, an absolutely broken heroine, who is just breathing but not “living”, and Declan, a man with a tragic past too, who sees through her walls, well… who really SEES her, and then we have this criminal background with its own dangers lurking…

This is sad, sometimes dark, raw but also warm, sexy and even with some funny moments.

I may have felt sometimes that some big events
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Wendy Fisher
Dec 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh how I love these types of books. Broken and ready to give up, Bree is tired of being the reason everyone leaves. A bad break up a year earlier, Bree is just an empty shell of a woman. Until Declan. Dec is instantly taken with Bree and feels he needs to fix her, help her heal. But is that what Bree wants? She doesn't want to add another person to her list.  Is there hope for her? Can she heal? Is Dec just like all of the rest of the people in her life? Absolutely loved Declan and felt sorry fo ...more
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4.5 stars
ARC Provided and Reviewed by We’ve Licked that book blog!

This book is really good and is the Authors debut.
It is emotional raw and heart breaking. The story pulls you in from the first page.
I loved the Authors style of writing, the story has a few twists and turns, it is quite a fast-paced book you will fall in love with Bree and Declan’s story they both don’t have the best pasts,
You feel the Characters the chemistry between Bree and Declan is great.

The secondary Characters are great
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Sarah Armstrong
Dec 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding

Bree & Declan were the epitome couple. Both tragic together & separate. But their love was unforgettable. This story was phenomenal. Can't wait for more.
Diana Reeves
Aug 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Bree and her unknown strength

Bree seems totally broken. She comes from a broken home and an abusive mother who makes it clear to Bree that she never wanted her. Her mother told her that her father died when she was young. After years of abuse, Bree has the opportunity to run away with her friend Alex.

The two set out on their own but they are young, no where to live, no jobs, money or food and then Alex leaves her at a bar with the owner who takes Bree, feeds her, gives her a job and a place to
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Melanie
Sep 08, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018-read, own
3.5 stars

I just needed someone to show me what love was. I needed someone to fight for me, to show me that I was worth something, anything.

Bree's journey is about learning to work through all the negativeness of her life and realize she is worthy and can be loved. Bree was raised by an abusive single mother which scars her physically and emotionally. Declan and Bree end up working together as bartenders. Declan has had a rough past too. He sees the pain that Bree is trying to hide. Slowly Decl
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