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The Angels' Share

The Angels' Share

By James Markert
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.4 Stars

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On 3/1 Jeff Randleman wrote: Mystery and suspense fiction are some of my favorite kinds of fiction. And while The Angels’ Share isn’t necessarily suspense, it will keep you reading until you finish the book. Set in the early 1930s, after World War 1 and Prohibition have ended, The Angels’ Share is the story of a young man ... Book Review – The Angels’ Share by James Markert

Jeff's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/28 Via Bella wrote: It was time to read a novel...And this one starts out with a bang (and a bat), quite literally.Definitely not a read for a young child.In Twisted Tree, Kentucky, there used to be this distillery. Old Sam Bourbon. It was a booming business... that is, until the era of Prohibition started. That did in ... The Angels' Share

Via Bella's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/28 Leslie wrote: I am ashamed to admit how long it has taken me to finish this book. The Angels' Share was a book I choose in an effort to expand my reading horizons at the start of the year and while I wanted to love it, I just didn't. I felt like the storyline of the people of Twisted Tree, Kentucky and the McFee ... The Angels' Share {A Book Review}

Leslie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/28 Bookworlder wrote: There's just something about a 1930's setting, in the depths of the post-prohibition Great Depression, and The Angels' Share has that something in spades. It is a coming of age novel and a family drama, filled with secrets, discoveries, prejudice, legacies and first love all in a dying Southern town. William ... The Angels' Share by James Markert (review)

Bookworlder's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/21 Jennifer Newsom wrote: Set in fictional Twisted Tree, Kentucky not long after Prohibition, The Angel's Share tells the story of the McFee family and their history with the bourbon industry. The setting of this book grabbed me more than the description as I am a born and raised Kentucky girl (and we know a lot about our bourbon!!) ... Difficult to classify but good read

Jennifer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/16 Danny Conner wrote: “The Angels’ Share” by James Markert was a brilliant new work of historical fiction. When I first received my copy to review I was unsure about what kind of story it would be, but what I found was a well thought and passionate work of literature. From the beginning of this story, meeting the McFee ... Spankin New Book Review on The Angels' Share by James Markert

Danny 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/15 Sally McCombs wrote: Who was Asher Keating? The first miracle associated with him comes three days after his burial in the town’s potter’s field. His followers – numbering twelve – had camped out in the distillery’s aging house and claimed that he was their savior. William writes a story on the miracle and its ... The Angels' Share, by James Markert

Sally's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/14 Gary W wrote: THE ANGELS’ SHAREA Novel by James MarkertA story set in the 1930’s Kentucky after the repeal of prohibition. When a drifter is buried in potter’s field next to the McFee, family distillery things start getting strange. Some people believe the drifter, who had the power of healing, was a second ... The Angels Share

Gary W's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/6 Lenoire wrote: Photo Credit - AmazonWhen a drifter is  buried behind the McFee's distillery, things started happening. The followers believed it was the second coming of Christ while William McFee wasn't quite so sure. Residents of Twisted Tree used to rely on Old Sam Bourbon distillery before the Prohibition ... Book Review - The Angels' Share by James Markert

Lenoire's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/31 Savings in Seconds wrote: Stories with down-home appeal don’t often come my way, but The Angel’s Share was a great find. Recently published by James Markert, this novel is based in my home state of Kentucky. Now, I’m not a bourbon drinker, but I still recognize the importance of distilleries to the Bluegrass economy. ... The Angel’s Share #giveaway

Savings in Seconds' Rating:

4 Stars