Written by: Brooklyn Goodrich
Category: Action, Book Review, Brooklyn's Favourite, Internal Journey, Lesbian Fiction, New Adult (18 - 24), Romance, Western/Historic USA
Tags: SW Andersen
Sarah Sawyer is haunted by the day her parents were murdered in front of her and she was taken as a slave to the O’shea gang.
It has been 10 years since that fateful day and she has made it her mission to bring Danny O’shea, the leader of the gang, and the men responsible for her nightmares down.
On the trail to bring justice for her family a careless mistake gets Sarah Sawyer shot. She stumbles back to the saloon where she met the only woman who has ever stayed in her mind after a one night stand, Jo. Jo is no angel though, she a past of her own.
Jo is trying with all her might to break down Sarah’s defences and show her revenge isn’t the answer, but that might not be enough.
Sarah Sawyer is the lone wolf gunslinger type. Silent she mostly keeps to herself and has chosen a solitude life. She has felt the anguish of her family’s murder since she was thirteen.
Jo Porter is stubborn like a bull. She may not be the gunslinger that Sarah Sawyer is but she has a few tricks up her sleeve.
Jo was my favorite character because she is tough. She never gives up and is ready to face the consequences of her actions. I love that she is the epitome of don’t judge a book by its cover and is willing to chase after what she wants.
The Writing Style
There was a lot of internal dialogue with Sarah and Jo but it’s tastefully done. The character interaction is entertaining and well written. The book had many reveals written in and the climax, I would say there are two climaxes, are well written. Literally I laughed, I cried, and I gasped.
This is a well written action-adventure-romance.
There wasn’t a character in this book that I didn’t enjoy! Also there were small hints dropped in the book that I couldn’t wait to be revealed later on in the story. The book was enthralling and I loved it.
*tumble weed drifts by* I got nothing.
Wow this book was good! From the beginning to the end it sucks you right in. Read it I dare you! And DON’T READ AHEAD. Our reviewer Tara does that and that’s a horrible thing to do.
The book builds and SW Andersen is a master at keeping you in this web of suspense. I recommend this book to anyone really I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t like the story of Sarah Sawyer.
Excerpt from Somewhere Between Love and Justice by SW Andersen
Kicking and screaming, I struggle to see through my tears as my fingernails dig deep into the dirt. I claw at the ground and pray for anything to hold onto. Angry hands grab at my feet, filling me with terror. I frantically kick to stay free, but their relentless pursuit seeks to prevent my escape. My heart pounds like the thunder of a hundred hooves. The tightening of my chest makes air impossible to find. Sweat and dirt cover me, crawling as fast as my small limbs will take me toward what I hope will be safety under the old house.
All my efforts are in vain. A claw-like grip takes a hold of my ankle and gives me a swift yank backwards. My dress slides up, my belly scraping along the rocks as I scream and flail, desperate for escape.
Won’t someone, anyone help me?
The mid-day sun blinds me when I’m dragged back into the light. I scramble to my feet with the desperate need to run. A fast, hard slap to the face stings as I fall to the ground stunned. My head spins and my vision blurs from more than tears. My body is lifted upward by the arms of a faceless captor. Splatters of my own blood glistening on the orange dirt is the last thing I see before I pass out.
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Bits and Bobs
ISBN number: 978-1514370056
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Note: I received a free review copy of Somewhere Between Love and Justice by SW Andersen for review. No money was exchanged for this review. I will always review books as honestly as possible and on occasion I refuse to review books.