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Publisher's Summary

Glass Ferry, Kentucky, is bourbon country. Whiskey has been a way of life for generations, enabling families to provide and survive even in the darkest times. Flannery Butler's daddy, Beauregard "Honey Bee" Butler, was known for making some of the best whiskey in the state, aged in barrels he'd take by boat up and down the Kentucky River until the rocking waters turned the spirits smooth and golden. Flannery is the only person Honey Bee ever entrusted with his recipes before he passed on, swearing her to secrecy as he did so.

But Flannery is harboring other secrets too, about her twin sister Patsy, older by eight minutes and pretty in a way Flannery knows she'll never be. Then comes the prom night when Patsy - wearing a yellow chiffon dress and the family pearls - disappears along with her date. Every succeeding year on the twins' birthday, Flannery's mother bakes a strawberry cake, convinced that this is the day Patsy will finally come home.

But it will be two tumultuous decades until the muddy river yields a clue about what happened that night, compelling Flannery to confront the truth about her sleepy town, her family's past, and the choices she and those closest to her have made in the name of love and retribution.

©2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc. (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Spellbinding

This was a well written story that kept the listener engrossed. It was at once suspenseful and sad. The ending cane as a surprise.
The narrator did a splendid job of capturing the time and place. I recommend this one highly

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Disappointing!

Disappointed with this book.
Story line was predictable
Narration did not line up with a book written about the South.

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Twists

A twist till the very end! This was a great read! I truly felt for all of them!

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Did I miss something?

I really enjoyed this book except the ending, which was very vague and confusing. It was like the writer just gave up and ended it. Spoiler Alert: What was the deal with the twin boys deaths and being born with long hair. Why couldn’t Flannery (sp) just roll the pearls in the river mud so the State Trooper could find them and give back to the mother?
Would have baby bones have showed up? It was like the Elephant in the room.
Other than the above questions I enjoyed the book and the making of the whiskey was very interesting. I may have to listen again.

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Great story

I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from this book, but I ended up loving the story! So worth the listen!

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Family history

Remarkable story and full of history, family joy, mystery and heartache. Stretched over one long lifetime, the central character searches for answers to a mystery she doesn’t know exists.

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A treasure

I absolutely loved this book. So believable and the story flowed. The narrators voice was pleasant and never tiring. I would highly recommend this book to anyone!

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WOW

Great story told by a brilliant author! I didn't want it to end. Very well done!

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Great book

Loved it and enjoyed the twists and turns the book took I would re-read this book

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the narrator did a good job. I struggled to stay engaged in the story however.

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  • V_Nerdbooks
  • 10-26-21

The sisters of glass ferry

Good story line well narrated . Charters very good most memorable .Loved all of them .

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  • 03-31-22

Odd narration and an okay story

Struggled to finish this one unfortunately. The story was a little 'meh'. The narration was good, but there's obvious segments that have been recorded and added over the top which is very odd and distracting.

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  • 01-10-20

Really enjoyed

Really enjoyed this book, A great story line and characters who are believeable would recommend