By Sarah Sundin
By no means lovely sufficient to thrill her wonderful 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 out of the 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 retain them aside? Melody is the 1st publication 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 warfare II.
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A breeze blew a brown curl across her cheek, and she tucked it back in place. “As bright as Betty is . ” They laughed together, and an odd, warm sensation under Walt’s ribs made him want to laugh with her again. ” Dad shook her hand. “I’m John Novak, and this is my wife, Edith. ” Her gaze darted up to him. ” Mom took Allie’s elbow. “Pastor Novak will transfer your luggage for you. ” Walt followed his father and retrieved his duffel. Allie Miller. Yeah, Betty talked about her, but Betty talked too much about too many people.
He nodded to her bucket. ” Her laugh was soft and low, not tinkly like Betty’s or giggly like Dorothy’s. ” He grinned and set his hands on his hips. “Small town boy. Wish I were a country boy. ” She shaded her eyes against the noontime sun. He followed her line of sight southwest, where golden hills marched in caravan toward Mount Diablo. “I always thought the hills looked like a herd of camels. ” Another slow smile. ” “You have no idea how imaginative he can be. ” Dorothy stood to pass Walt. ” Walt glared at the back of Dorothy’s dark little head.
Red-Suit Mom returned with Connie on her hip. Right after they sat down, a tunnel snuffed out the sun. The kids squealed. Walt took a bubbly swig of cola and squatted down again. “You’d better get used to tunnels. Eighteen through the Tehachapi Mountains. And the best part—in a few minutes we’ll be at the Tehachapi Loop. Track runs in a full circle. ” The boys flattened their noses against the window. Soon the train broke out of another tunnel and entered the loop, spread around an oak-studded hill.
A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin