By Sarah Sundin
By no means beautiful sufficient to thrill her stunning 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 prior to being shipped in another country. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of tune attracts them jointly, prompting them to start a correspondence that might 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 maintain 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 U.S. 8th Air strength stationed in England in the course of international conflict II.
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Felt good. Almost as good as the mattress the night before at the home of Frank Kilpatrick, his best friend in the 306th Bombardment Group. His last furlough—ten good nights’ sleep, thirty good meals, then back to base and off to combat. Finally he would get to use his God-given talents as a pilot and do something worthwhile. Walt peered inside his lunch bag. Eileen was awfully nice to make him a chicken salad sandwich. After all, she had her husband home for the first time in months, three whooping little boys, and a belly swollen with another Kilpatrick.
Not even true. He did fine when that USO girl dragged him out to dance, and never once did he smash a girl’s toes. He had to get out of that deal. The worst thing about dancing was asking the woman, but he could talk to Allie, even with those eyes. He couldn’t get that “Green Eyes” song out of his head. Why did he play it the night before? Must have looked like a fool. Today he hadn’t had a chance to talk to Allie, but if he could get Dorothy to pass him, he’d have Allie to himself. Walt stood, stretched his arms high, and clasped his hands behind his head to deepen the stretch.
You could have put it back together. ” George leaned forward, eyes bright. “How could you forget? ” Walter’s laughter poured out. “The nest. They’d woven the doll hair into the nest—the head sticking out the side—” Allie joined in the laughter. What would it have been like to grow up with a group of friends like this? Her grip on her utensils lightened as she listened to childhood stories. By the time Mrs. Novak served strawberry pie, plans for the week flew around the table, and Allie tingled with anticipation.