By Sarah Sundin
By no means lovely sufficient to delight her stunning 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 ahead of being shipped in another country. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of song 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 retain 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 united states 8th Air strength stationed in England in the course of global struggle II.
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I keep my word. But—well, a white lie’s okay if your motive’s right. ” She jerked her head toward the window. Walt grinned in victory. What was her problem with ball bearings? Did Daddy lose a fortune on ball bearings in the Stock Market Crash? Or was her family in some rival industry, and mentioning ball bearings to her was like mentioning Stanford to a Cal man like himself? Or had she lost her true love in a freak ball bearings accident? He pried off an orange slice, popped it in his mouth, and made a face.
He glowed with pride. “Thank you. Mrs. ” Allie listened to him relate the history of the church. She refused to give Walter a glare or a triumphant smile, although either would have been deserved. Before long, Pastor Novak excused himself, and Allie found herself alone in a room full of people. When had Betty’s friends arrived? Blending into the ivy-patterned wallpaper was impossible, but joining a group was no less daunting. Betty and Dorothy conversed with Betty’s sister, Helen Carlisle, pretty and blonde and still heavy after the birth of her son.
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. Leave it to Dorothy Carlisle to ruin things for him in two different ways. ” Allie looked at the red smear on her handkerchief. ” “Didn’t even notice,” Walt said. The lines in her forehead relaxed.
A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin