By Sarah Sundin
By no means lovely adequate to delight her attractive mom, Allie will do something 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 earlier than being shipped abroad. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of track 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 preserve them aside? 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 international struggle II.
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Do you want to . . ” She laughed. ” He made a face. “I—I’m sorry. That didn’t—” “No, no. ” Her greatest anxiety about the week concerned the wedding reception. ” Walter grinned and extended his hand. ” Allie shook—he had a pleasant amount of strength in his grip, not overpowering like George or insubstantial like Baxter. When they resumed, Walter picked up speed and liveliness. His vigor energized Allie, along with the laughter, the swish of skirts, and the shuffle of shoes on the hardwood floor.
He had a hunch she didn’t know, which made her more attractive, as if he’d found an undiscovered treasure. ” he asked. ” Her cheeks turned red again, without the help of strawberry juice. ” He poked around a plant, but it was picked clean. Strange that she called the fellow by his last name. ” Walt snapped his thoughts back. “Because you don’t have a job? No, of course not. ” She moved forward. “My mother can’t spare me around the house. ” He scooted up to join her, and his bucket left a circle in the rich brown soil.
The door opened, and Mrs. Novak untied an apron from around her slender waist. “My, you ladies are early. ” Chagrin knotted Allie’s stomach. To arrive early and catch your hostess unprepared was even ruder than tardiness. “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.
A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin