By Sarah Sundin
By no means lovely sufficient to thrill her beautiful mom, Allie will do something 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 earlier than being shipped abroad. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of tune 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 maintain them aside? a far off Melody is the 1st publication 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 international struggle II.
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By the time Mrs. Novak served strawberry pie, plans for the week flew around the table, and Allie tingled with anticipation. If only it could last forever. After this week, an eternity of isolation yawned before her. Every day Baxter ate dinner with the Millers, and then they wintered in the drawing room and summered on the porch. No movies, no picnics, no guests. Marriage would change nothing. Allie’s tingles faded, replaced by asphyxiating sadness. She gave her curls a flounce and laughed at the latest joke, although she hadn’t heard it.
She actually liked to fly. Most amazing—he could talk to her even though she wasn’t taken. No doubt about that. No one had ever asked her to dance, and he had a hunch no one had ever told her she was pretty. He wanted to be the first. Too bad he didn’t have Ray’s way with words or Jack’s way with a grin and a wink. He’d just have to wing it. Walt chuckled at his unintentional pun. He tapped Allie’s shoulder and pointed down at Antioch. She craned her neck to look over the edge, then turned and shouted something he couldn’t hear.
Green Eyes sat up taller and peered out the window. “Tracy? ” She looked too sophisticated for the cow towns in the area. He stepped aside and followed her slim figure down the aisle. Once they disembarked, she looked around the platform and stepped into a phone booth. Walt inhaled fresh Central Valley air to clear his lungs of cigarette smoke and his mind of Green Eyes. Then he headed for the station to buy a ticket for Train 53. The Daylight passed right through his hometown but didn’t stop.