By Sarah Sundin
By no means beautiful adequate to delight her beautiful mom, Allie will do whatever to realize her approval--even marry a guy she does not love. Lt. Walter Novak--fearless within the cockpit yet hopeless with women--takes his final furlough at domestic in California sooner than being shipped in a foreign country. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of song attracts them jointly, prompting them to start a correspondence that would switch their lives. As letters fly among Walt's muddy bomber base in England and Allie's mansion in an orange grove, their friendship binds them jointly. yet can they untangle the secrets and techniques, commitments, and expectancies that retain them aside? Melody is the 1st e-book within the WINGS OF GLORY sequence, which follows the 3 Novak brothers, B-17 bomber pilots with the U.S. 8th Air strength stationed in England in the course of international warfare II.
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Yeah. ” The train pulled from the station with a burst of steam and passed a bunch of warehouses. What could he talk about? ” “Oh yes. ” “Same here. I’ve been in the desert too long. Can’t wait to see grass again, even if it’s brown. ” Like her eyes, which were brighter up close, so bright he struggled to keep his airway open. “So I’ve heard. ” “Really? ” Walt nodded. “Flew some training flights into March Field. ” “Thank you. ” Could he tease her? One way to find out. ” Long brown lashes lowered, but her smile rose.
Allie spread butter on her baked potato. ” She sucked in her breath. What an awful thing to say. Her gaze flicked around the table, but everyone laughed. “See,” Betty said. “Didn’t I always say she was the missing member of our group? She’s so quiet, but then . ” Too many people faced her. Allie scooped up some green beans. ” Walter took a sip of water. “I didn’t compensate for the thrust—” “No one wants an engineering lecture,” Jim said. “You see, I got a chemistry set from a shortsighted uncle, and Walt designed a fuel-powered go-cart.
Since Allie also suffered from an unfortunate mix of family traits, she felt an affinity with him. ” Allie looked up and smiled at Pastor Novak. ” He picked up the first portrait. “This is Raymond, the oldest. He followed his old man into the ministry but joined up when he saw war coming. ” Pastor Novak proceeded to the next photograph. “Jack’s also in the ministry, but he joined the Air Corps right out of seminary. He’s based in Australia now. ” “Oh yes,” Betty said. ” Pastor Novak gestured to the last portrait.
A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin