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Angels & Whiskey

(Saddles & Racks #1)

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3.88  ·  Rating details ·  2,049 ratings  ·  346 reviews
This is an alternate cover edition for B00QUF5WZW

Whiskey, women and sleepless nights…

United States Army Captain Gabriel Hastings knew he would always follow in his grandfather’s footsteps. Serving his country was his destiny.

Until he fell in love…

When Gabe’s love affair is cut short, he turns to whiskey for comfort and swears he will never fall in love again.

Until he bum
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Kindle Edition, 382 pages
Published July 2015 by Knigh Publishing (first published March 9th 2015)
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Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
Quick review:

Cover: Two thumbs up
Rating: NC-17
Steaminess: Smokin’ HOT
Thumbs Up: 4.5
Overall: Enjoyed!
Characters: Well Done
Plot: Guy finds right girl, but she’s taken
Page Turner: Yes
Series Cont.? Yes
Recommend: Yes
Book Boyfriend: Gabe

SUMMARY (50 words or less)
One thing I love about this author is she takes the time to develop her characters and give them depth. The backstory just really sets the stage for everything to come. I also really enjoyed I didn’t see all the twist coming.

For a full
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Kimberly
Oct 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: favorites
I can't wait for you all to meet Gabe!
Michelle
Aug 28, 2015 rated it it was ok
Angels & Whiskey starts off with a flash the past. The moment Gabe’s first love is taken from him, the moment when Autumn meets her future husband... the story that all leads to a broken man finding a way to move on and a woman who found a reason to save herself.


When Gabe moved to Vegas as a male escort he had no idea the woman he bumped into at the coffee shop was going to change his life. Unable to get her out of his head, he soon becomes entranced into her world. As Autumn realizes that her h
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Fre06 Begum
Feb 21, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not a fan of hero loving another woman before heroine.
Michelle
Feb 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Brilliant book I really enjoyed it.
Sarah Armstrong
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, read-in-2015
***ARC gifted to leave an honest review***

Kimberly Knight did an outstanding job on this book, first of all Angels & Whiskey was not the book I thought it was going to be. It was so much more. I love the title, as you read you'll learn the significance of Angel & whiskey

We first meet Gabe, a captain in the army, & during one event in Afghanistan, his life is destroyed. He drowns himself in women & whiskey in LA where he lives with his best friend Paul. He relocated to Las Vegas with Paul for hi
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Jan
Feb 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 Angel stars

I finished Angels & Whisky with a happy sigh.

An insta love story.

While Gabes journey to finding love again is about moving forward and overcoming his nightmares which is heartfelt, Autumn's journey is about facing her present living nightmare.

The characters:
I was instantly pulled into Gabes story, a man in love serving In Afghanistan with only 6 months remaining of his service. In one night his reason for looking forward to his future vanished.

Autumn was married to a controlling
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✰  BJ's Book Blog ✰Janeane ✰
ARC received for an honest review

I have been reading Kimberly Knight since she released her first book a few years ago now and I love that her books are not just fluffy romance novels.

Angels and Whiskey is no exception. Yes, it is a romance at the core, but there is so much more going on with her characters, Gabe and Autumn.

I adored Gabe right from the prologue. Yes, he is sexy alpha, but there is heart and hurt beneath all the alpha.

Autumn is so srong. What she has gone through, is going throug
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Jessica Alcazar
***Things are not always what they seem***

United States Army Captain Gabriel Hastings is living the life he always wanted to live. He's serving his country and loving every minute of it. There's nothing else he needs out of life. This is his destiny, his purpose...

Autumn Jones has the perfect life. Perfect that is, if you're looking from the outside in. She has the beautiful home and the loving husband who wants nothing more than to give her a family...

The story begins in the past, for both
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K3
Nov 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My 4.5 star review for Angels & Whiskey by Kimberly Knight
Summary:
Gabriel Hastings is living his dream. Serving his country is something that he was destined to do. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, he is a United States Army Captain and loving it. What Gabe wasn’t expecting was to fall in love and the last thing he expected was his relationship to be cut short.
What’s a man to do? Well he turns to whiskey to drown out his sorrow and numb the pain making a promise to himself and his heart
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Monica Cardoza
Dec 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Miracles do happen and love is a feeling that can be reborn with the right person.

Gabe and Autumn are two characters that deserved true love. Gabe is a man that lost the love of his life in the line of duty. There was not supposed to be any shooting but when they got on site it turned into chaos. Now as for Autumn she was a married and it was a happy one when they were newlyweds but then all that changed from one day to another. He was a very controlling husband that did not allow her to work an
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Cheryl
Mar 10, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Review for Angels and Whiskey by Kimberly Knight

Review done for Hooked on Books

4 out of 5 stars

Autumn Jones is stuck in an abusive marriage. She thought she found her happily ever after but she was very wrong. After she married Rich he suddenly became controlling and abusive. He was also a shady businessman.

Out for coffee with her friend on afternoon, she runs into a gorgeous stranger named Gabe. They have an immediate connection to each other.

Gabe is an ex Army Captain who has survived on whisk
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Talk Books To Me
Mar 05, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
That blurb grabbed my attention immediately and thanks to Netgalley for the advanced copy. I sat myself down on a snow day and read this whole book in one sitting. Everything about Angels & Whiskey just "works", from the plot to these character's I was sucked into an all day read-athon.

Gabe, oh you sweet Alpha-male of goodness, was the perfect knight and shining armor that Autumn needed. After being married for three years into an abusive marriage she was plotting her escape route when a handso
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Jos
Sep 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 Solid Stars

Finished this a couple of days ago and really enjoyed it. I have to say I went in without reading reviews so I was shocked to say the least when I read what he did as a job, lol.....wow didn't see that coming, lol. I think THAT distracted me from their actual storyline just a bit. The storyline/timeline namely, itself, progressed pretty quickly and I wasn't complaining, sometimes I need a nice fast paced read instead of a slow burn.

The twist was very interesting and once that came o
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Blythe  Kyndahl
Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kimberly Knight has done it one again, Angles & Whisky is definitely a must read! I was lucky enough to receive this book as an ARC and couldn't put it down. You can feel the attraction between Gabe and Autumn radiate as you turn the pages, I totally recommend this book!!! My only complaint is that it is going to be a stand alone. ...more
Leisa Prater
Jul 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
great story.....I think angels are real!!!
Reading with 2 book lovers
Aug 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
this is a first book in a series.

I loved gabe and Autum so much.
this book really pulled me in from the start, I had a few different emotions while reading it.
Kimberly knight has done a great job.
I volunteered to read a copy of this book
Amber
Apr 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It's been too long since Ive read a Kimberly Knight book. I thought Tattoo Dots was my favorite, I was so wrong. Angels & Whiskey is my fave, that is for now as Im starting book two, Lace & Tequilla. I really loved reading this story, Im a sucker for Military Romance. I love that Kimberly Knight brought a cause to her story that hits home for so many women, maybe that's why I loved Tattoo Dots because I felt the connection there as well. In this story we see a woman fighting to put on the perfec ...more
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Jan 06, 2020 marked it as to-read
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Romance
Mar 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book, oh dear lord this book!!!!!

It has EVERYTHING!!! Love, loss, lust, hate, anger, compassion, tears, laughs, and the hottest sex I have read. I'm sorry but when you read...

"How do you want it?" I asked.
She pulled her head back.
"What?" She blushed.
"Aw, it's no time to get bashful. We're gonna fuck now. How do you want it? Hard or slow?"

Lines like that get your attention. You know the man is good and will please you and you have to know what else he does. I will say, he does some spectacul
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Heather 123
Jul 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved that this story was about two people finding each other, helping each other and removing each other's past demons. All too often authors only write about one main characters having a troubled past when in reality two people are often drawn to each other because they are so similar which often means the other person will likely also have a back story and baggage that they bring to a relationship.

Immediately the author drew me in, the prologue was absolutely heart breaking in describing wh
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Romance Readers Retreat
I was very very pleasantly surprised at this book. I'm not really sure what i expected, but what i got, was a story that blew me away. This was not the same old story line. 
Gabe broke my heart. his story blew me away and i never expected what happened to him, to happen and it ripped my heart out. (i dont want to give too much away, you really need to read this book to find out)
Autumn also broke my heart. what happens to her... OMG its not expected and its heartbreaking....but what happens when t
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T.A. McKay
Mar 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Copy from netgalley

Well what can I say....Kimberly Knight has done it again!

I loved this story! It gave me everything I could want in a story...sexiness, drama, angst, hotness, mystery, tears.....and some heart breaking events that made me want to hold a certain character!
The story is based around a chance encounter, a fateful meeting that changed the life of two people showing that no matter how bad life is, no matter how much you think your future is mapped out, that things can change for th
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Jackie  Kiwibooknerd
Advanced Copy Courtesy of Netgalley....:)

I will be honest, when I requested the book from Netgalley, I did not even read the blurb.....reason being I love this author, therefore I knew I would love this book....

Upon starting it I began to get a little nervous as certain red flags started going up of things I usually avoid when reading a book. However the author did such a great job with writing this, that those certain things did not even matter in the end.

We first met Gabe when he is a solider
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Nikki Reeves
Apr 02, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. The attraction between Gabe and Autumn is amazing. At times I didn’t know how things would turn out and I was literally on the edge of my seat waiting to find out.

The book is told through both Gabe and Autumn’s POVs. When the book starts I literally had tears in my eyes. It broke my heart and I wanted to hug Gabe so hard. But then it goes to several years later and Gabe has found a different way to forget his past. I don’t do spoilers so you will have to read to see w
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Diane
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

In my opinion, this book is well deserving of 5 Stars and many, many more. I love that it didn't have a cliffhanger and that the story was wrapped up quite nicely with the ending being just that ... an "ending". Gabe was..well he was Holy Hotness propped up on two legs. Alpha male military guys are what fantasies are made of. Am I right? However, he didn't come without his own emotional demons to overcome. Autumn aka Angel was battling a war of h
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Nikki Costello ***Crazy Cajun Book Addicts Blog***
I received a complimentary copy of this book through Crazy Cajun Book Addicts for an honest review.
I have been a fan of Kimberly's writing for a couple of years now and this book was no different I fell for Gabe from the first page. He's a Captain in the Army and whilst serving in Afghanistan he suffers a personal tragedy the only way he knows how to cope is through a bottle of Whiskey. That is until he literally bumps into Autumn a couple of years later after leaving the Army and moving to Vega
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Stacy
Oct 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story is very emotional. First thing I loved about it is that there is no billionaire. Gabe is in the army and finds his first love but it doesn't last long. He leaves the army and struggles with his feelings and drinks a little to much. He is just an everyday guy who is just living one day at a time with some help from his army buddy and best friend. Then Autumn comes into the story and just makes the story. I loved her character. She is a fighter and is ready to take her life back. Gabe s ...more
Cody Smith-Candelaria
This is my introduction to Kimberly Knight's writing and it's been great!!! This book looks at the lives of Gabe and Autumn, how they get to be where they are in this moment, how they find each other and how they build from there. Both characters have endured a great deal and are struggling to find their way again, to find themselves again and maybe in the end to find love and happiness. Excellent character development and a story that progresses naturally. It's filled with emotions and written ...more
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Kimberly Knight is a USA Today Bestselling author who lives in the mountains near a lake in California with her loving husband, who is a great research assistant. Kimberly writes in a variety of genres including romantic suspense, contemporary romance, erotic romance, and paranormal romance. Her books will make you laugh, cry, swoon, and fall in love before she throws you curve balls you never see ...more

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