Paperback (432 pages), kindle, audiobook Lt Mellie Blake reluctantly enters into an anonymous correspondence with an officer which develops into a unique friendship despite not knowing the other's true identity.
Lt. Mellie Blake is a nurse serving in the 802nd Medical Squadron, Air Evacuation, Transport. As part of a morale building program, she reluctantly enters into an anonymous correspondence with Lt. Tom MacGilliver, an officer in the 908th Engineer Aviation Battalion in North Africa. As their letters crisscross the Atlantic, Tom and Mellie develop a unique friendship despite not knowing the other's true identity. When both are transferred to Algeria, the two are poised to meet face to face for the first time. Will they overcome their fears and reveal who they are, or will their future be held hostage to their past? And can they learn to trust God and embrace the gift of love he offers them?
Combining excellent research and attention to detail with a flair for romance, Sarah Sundin brings to life the perilous challenges of WWII aviation, nursing, and true love.
Sarah Sundin enjoys writing about the drama and romance of the World War II era. The Wings of the Nightingale series follows three World War II flight nurses as they find love, friendship, and peril in the skies and on the shores of the Mediterranean. The Wings of Glory series follows three brothers who are B-17 bomber pilots during World War II.
Sundin lives in northern California with her husband, three children, an antisocial cat, and a yellow lab bent on destroying her writing career. When she isn't driving kids to tennis and karate, she works on-call as a hospital pharmacist and teaches Sunday school and women's Bible studies. She belongs to American Christian Fiction Writers, Christian Authors Network, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. In 2011 she received the Writer of the Year Award from the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. A Memory Between Us was a finalist in the Inspirational Readers Choice Awards and was featured on Booklist's Top Ten Inspirational Fiction List for 2010. SarahSundin.com.
Nurses in WWII (and the Red Cross) ...
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01 Jun 41: American Red Cross unifies services as "Services to Armed Forces" (SAF)
04 Jul 44: US nurses storm the beaches of Normandy
24 Sep 44: Flight Nurse earns the Distinguished Flying Cross in the PTO
28 Apr 45: Six nurses killed in kamikaze attack on hospital ship USS COMFORT