By Sarah Sundin
By no means lovely adequate to delight her stunning mom, Allie will do whatever to achieve 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 in another country. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of track attracts them jointly, prompting them to start a correspondence that would 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? a far off Melody is the 1st e-book 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 international struggle II.
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Papa just got inducted,” he said with the nonchalant pride of a boy with a new word. ” He did a vrooming, ack-acking fighter imitation, echoed by the younger boy across from him. Donnie’s mother shushed them both. Walt squatted next to the seat, and the boys fired questions faster than a machine gun. If only women liked planes. These ladies seemed interested, but they had sons, so they had to be. The train crossed the High Desert, dotted with tumbleweeds, Joshua trees, and the small towns of Palmdale and Lancaster.
Walt followed his father and retrieved his duffel. Allie Miller. Yeah, Betty talked about her, but Betty talked too much about too many people. Now he wished he’d paid attention. For instance, did Allie Miller have a boyfriend? How come the most crucial detail was the hardest to recall? Oh well, if she had a boyfriend, he’d find out soon enough. Walt and his father joined the women on the platform, and Walt grinned at the young lady beside him. He’d looked forward to this furlough for months—his family, his friends, and all the fruit he could eat.
Grandpa Novak swung the corral gate open. “She can’t hear anymore, you know. ” Walt nuzzled Flossie’s fuzzy nose. “She can read my lips. You’re still the prettiest girl in town, Floss. See, she knows me. She’d better. ” “Yeah. Original,” Art said with a grin. Another head tilt from Allie. This one he could answer. “Hiram Fortner owns a dairy nearby, has a statue of a cow by the gate. ” “Except she disappeared the day before Pearl Harbor was bombed,” Grandpa said. ” “Yeah,” Walt said. ” Grandpa chuckled and unbolted the barn doors.
A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin