By Sarah Sundin
By no means lovely adequate to thrill her lovely mom, Allie will do something 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 ahead of being shipped abroad. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of song attracts them jointly, prompting them to start a correspondence that might 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 hold them aside? a far off Melody is the 1st ebook within the WINGS OF GLORY sequence, which follows the 3 Novak brothers, B-17 bomber pilots with the USA 8th Air strength stationed in England in the course of global battle II.
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Mother directed her large green eyes—the only good trait Allie inherited—toward Baxter. “You’ve been dating almost five years. ” Baxter stood between towering windows, a dark silhouette framed by shafts of light slanting down through the haze of cigarette smoke. Sourness shriveled Allie’s mouth, her throat, her stomach. Did all women feel queasy at the thought of proposals? ” Allie snapped her attention back to her mother. “That’s not what I meant to . . I meant—” “Good heavens. ” she asked in a hushed voice.
Allie hadn’t taken her eyes off the plane. Walt recognized that look. He’d seen it on the faces of his fellow cadets the first day of flight school. He stepped in front of her. ” Allie’s eyes widened, green as those cadets. ” Her lips barely moved. He grinned. Yep, she might be the one for him. Betty let out a scream. “No, Allie. ” Despite Betty yanking her arm, Allie didn’t break her gaze with Walt. “Would it be like Art’s flight? ” Betty hugged Allie’s arm. “Don’t believe him. ” Walt shuddered.
Art gave him a thumbs-up. Walt pulled out his camera and leaned over to get aerial shots of his hometown. He’d received the camera for a college graduation gift and used the first batch of film on planes. 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.
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