A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin

By Sarah Sundin

By no means lovely adequate to delight her stunning mom, Allie will do whatever to realize her approvaleven marry a guy she does not love. Lt. Walter Novakfearless within the cockpit yet hopeless with womentakes his final furlough at domestic in California ahead of being shipped in a foreign country. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of track attracts them jointly, prompting them to start a correspondence that may swap 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 continue them aside? Melody is the 1st e-book within the Wings Of Glory sequence, which follows the 3 Novak brothers, B17 bomber pilots with the U.S. 8th Air strength stationed in England in the course of global struggle II.

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Now he’d been away a year and wanted more—his family, friends, and home. He took back the controls and wheeled Jenny toward the farm so George could have a ride. A crosswind on the landing allowed Walt to show off his deft hand with the controls. Too bad Allie wouldn’t know how tricky a crosswind landing could be. Walt and Art hopped out onto the grass. “Boy, am I jealous,” Art said. ” Walt flipped off his goggles. “Would you believe they pay me extra? Hazardous duty, they call it. Don’t tell them, but I’d fly for free.

I’m sorry we’re early, Mrs. ” She grasped Allie’s hand. “No apology is necessary. When the boys were still at home, the young people were in and out at all hours. ” After she left for the kitchen, the ladies removed their hats and smoothed their hair. In the parlor Allie brushed her fingers over the keys of an upright piano. Three portraits of men in uniform sat on doilies on the piano top. “You recognize Walt,” Betty said. “These are his brothers. ” Neither had Pastor Novak’s odd nose or Mrs.

Let me get my bag, and let’s get home. ” Mom reached for Walt’s arm. ” Green Eyes? Could it be? He turned to the phone booth. She stood in the doorway with the receiver to her shoulder. “Excuse me, Lieutenant. ” He nodded, his tongue wooden. She’d be at the wedding. He’d see her all week. She spoke into the phone, hung up, and walked toward him. He had to speak, had to speak. He nudged his mouth into a smile. ” “Um, yes. I, well, Betty . ” Her hand fluttered toward the phone booth. Walt’s chest felt fuller, wider with some need to ease her nervousness, and that need melted every frozen muscle.

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