Book Reviews of Angel

Angel
ISBN-13: 9780345388599
ISBN-10: 0345388593
Publication Date: 3/1/1995
Pages: 480
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 47 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
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it was ok
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A group of orphans vow to meet later and become a family. As they reunite later at a film party, it is Rose Madigan who holds them together. Rosie' brother is an undercover NYPD cop and gets an assignment that threatens his life
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A group of friends live their lives around each other.

I love Barbara Taylor Bradford and everything she has written.
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really good
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Story of 3 orphans who meet as teens and vow to be a family. The story starts when they are teens and follows them into their adult lives.
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a littleslow to start but a great romance to read.
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Predictable story, yawn.
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Started out quite slow but I soon found myself not being able to put it down. Music super stars, movie making and Mafia family are some of the intertwining interests.
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All were orphans when they met in their teens in the late seventies, and they vowed to be a family. As they reunite at a film party in London, it is Rosalind Madigan, the angel of the title, who holds them together. An Academy Award-winning designer blessed with innate goodness, Rosie is troubled by commitments that leave her feeling estranged from herself and her friends: Gavin Ambrose, a Hollywood megastar, a brilliant actor/producer whose personal life is not as successful as it appears (Nell Jeffrey, head of an international public relations firm and Rosie's best friend, a glamorous woman having a secret love affair (and Kevin Madigan, Rosie's brother, an undercover cop in the NYPD Crime Intelligence Division who specializes in fighting organized crime, an assignment that threatens his life. Into their midst come a dashing French aristocrat and the world's most successful popular singer, two men who disrupt--and irrevocably transform--"the family."...
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A fun quick read. I liked it. It had a little suspense in it.
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about four orphans who become their own family .met in their teens and formed a family. lots of good reading.
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Four orphans meet up as teens and vow to stay in contact with each other.As they reunite at a film party, it is Rosalind, "Angel" who holds them together.

The story spins and weaves between 4 lives, always having an continous thread to the other orphans.
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A fast-paced look at the exciting lives of four friends as they live and work in the world of Broadway. Barbara Taylor Bradford fans will drool.
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Barbara Taylor Bradford, the internationally beloved bestselling author of "A Woman of Substance", "The Women in His Life", and "Remember", now captivates us again with the contemporary, compassionate drama of four unforgettable lives...

ANGEL

All were oprhans when they met in their teens in the late seventies, and they vowed to be a family. As they reunite at a film party in London, it is Rosalind Madigan, the angel of the title, who holds them together. An Academy Award-winning designer blessed with innate goodness, Rosie is troubled by commitments that leave her feeling estranged from herself and her friends: Gavin Ambrose, a Hollywood megastar, a brilliant actor/producer whose personal life is not as successful as it appears...Nell Jeffrey, head of an international public-relations firm and Rosie's best friend, a glamorous woman having a secret love affair...and Kevin Madigan, Rosie's brother, an undercover cop in the NYPD Crime Intelligence Division who specializes in fighting organized crime, an assignment that threatens his life. Into their midst come a dashing French aristocrat and the world's most successful popular singer, two men who disrupt-and irrevocably transform-"the family."

Told with the power that only Barbar Taylor Bradford can bring to the page, this stunning novel is about a group of friends-and also about individuals who, facing their own mortality, must reevaluate their lives and strengthen their commitments. Exciting and moving, it will fascinate you from beginning to end.
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All were orphans when they met in their teens in the late seventies, and they vowed to be a family. As they reunite at a film party in London, it is Rosalind Madigan, the angel of the title, who hold them together. An Academy Award-winning designer blessed with innate goodness, Rosie is troubled by commitments that leave her feeling estranged from herself and her friends: Gavin Ambrose, a Hollywood megastar, a brilliant actor/producer whose personal life is not as successful as it appears...Nell Jeffrey, head of an international public-relations firm and Rosie's best friend, a glamorous woman having a secret love affair...and Kevin Madigan, Rosie's brother, an undercover cop in the MYPD Crime Intelligence Division who specializes in fighting organized crime, and assignment that threatens his life. Into their midst come a dashing French aristocrat and the world's most successful popular singer, two men who disrupt-and irrevocably transform -"the family."
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All were orphans when they met in their teens in the late seventies and they vowed to be a family. As they reunite at a film party in London, it is Rosalind Madigan, the angel of the title, who holds them together. An academy award winning designer blessed with innate goodness, Rosie is troubled by commitments that leave her feeling estranged from herself and her friends:Gavin Ambrose, a Hollywood megastar, a brilliant actor/producer whose personal life is not as successful as it appears...Nell Jeffery, head of an international public relations firm and Rosie's best friend, a glamorous woman having a secret love affair..and Kevin Madigan, Rosie's brother, an undercover cop in the NYPD crime intelligence division who specializes in fighting organinzed crime, an assignment that threatens his life.
Into their midst come a dashing French aristocrat and the world's most successful popular singer, two men who disrupt-and irrevocably transform-"the family".