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On Distant Shores (Wings of the Nightingale #2)

By Sundin Sarah

Description:

Lt. Georgiana Taylor has everything she could want. A comfortable boyfriend back home, a loving family, and a challenging job as a flight nurse. But in July 1943, Georgie's cozy life gets decidedly more complicated when she meets pharmacist Sgt. John Hutchinson. Hutch resents the lack of respect he gets as a noncommissioned serviceman and hates how the war keeps him from his fiancée. While Georgie and Hutch share a love of the starry night skies over Sicily, their lives back home are falling apart. Can they weather the hurt and betrayal? Or will the pressures of war destroy the fragile connection they've made?With her signature attention to detail and her talent for bringing characters together, Sarah Sundin pens another exciting tale in her series featuring WWII flight nurses. Fans new and old will find in On Distant Shores the perfect combination of emotion, action, and romance.

Book Takeaway:

I hope readers will be encouraged to turn to the Lord to make decisions, to face their fears, and find contentment wherever they are.

Why the author wrote this book:

As a pharmacist, I was intrigued when I learned that Army pharmacists in WWII were enlisted men rather than officers, despite their college degrees. Meanwhile, nurses were officers - and not allowed to fraternize with enlisted men. What if a nurse and a pharmacist fell in love...

Reviews

"A perfect summer historical that took me across the ocean and through the air into the beautiful Italian countryside and even more compelling main characters."
- Casey on August 04, 2013

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