Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Op zilveren vleugels” as Want to Read:
Op zilveren vleugels
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Op zilveren vleugels (Wings of Glory #2)

4.23  ·  Rating Details ·  1,699 Ratings  ·  188 Reviews
Major Jack Novak has never failed to meet a challenge--until he meets army nurse Lieutenant Ruth Doherty. When Jack lands in the army hospital after a plane crash, he makes winning Ruth's heart a top priority mission. But he has his work cut out for him. Not only is Ruth focused on her work in order to support her orphaned siblings back home, she carries a shameful secret ...more
Published 2012 by Mozaiek (first published September 1st 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Op zilveren vleugels, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Sarah Pickett I have not finished the book, but there has been mention of Walt and Allie and a few scenes with them in it! I, too, was hoping this book would…moreI have not finished the book, but there has been mention of Walt and Allie and a few scenes with them in it! I, too, was hoping this book would mention them.(less)
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Age Appropriate For: 15 and up for romance, violence, and thematic elements
Best for Ages: 18 and up

I was having a really rough day and didn’t feel like doing anything. I was trying to push through the mountain of work I had to do, but it just wasn’t working. Mom called to me to check my email, so I opened it up. There was an email saying she had gifted me the second book in Sarah Sundin’s Wings of Glory series. The rest of the day I spent reading this amazing story.

The only thing that kept me fr
{4.5 stars}

Oh my goodness! I've been impressed with the three other books by Sarah Sundin, but mainly because I love the setting. This one was absolutely astounding with the spiritual content and characters. I was swept away emotionally and loved both main characters equally.

Content wise, there is a very disturbing scene concerning Ruth. She also has a past that is pretty awful. A few years ago this would have really bothered me, but reading about her emotions, about how she struggled with God's
Another great read from Sarah Sundin! :)

This was a very interesting story. I laughed, I cried... you know the drill. This book put me through the wringer! But it was so worth it. Great story. Lovable, though often frustratingly realistic, characters. I knew I was going to love Jack and I did -- flaws and all. And I really liked Ruth too. And May and Charlie? They were wonderful! (view spoiler)
Aug 23, 2012 Mafi rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012, pt
A opinião contêm SPOILERS

“Nas Asas da Memória” segundo livro da trilogia “Nas Asas da Glória” leva-nos de novo aos anos 40 do século XX e ao período conturbado da Segunda Guerra Mundial.

Desta vez, Sarah Sundin a história de Jack, irmão de Walter, já apresentado no livro anterior “Nas Asas do Amor” e de Ruth, uma jovem enfermeira que viveu tempos difíceis para aliviar o fardo dos pais. Acabando por ficar órfã e encarregue de oito irmãos, fez de tudo para os sustentar e devido a isso carrega um se
SO good! I loved this one. I was on the edge of my seat for the last half, which was fine by me; the library bought the copy at my request, but it has holds, and expires tomorrow, so I needed to cram. I may regret it at 6:30 am, but right now I'm just feeling warm fuzzies and hoping to find my own copy soon.

So much for a coherent review. But I loved the foursome: Jack, Ruth, Charlie, and May...and it was great to have the little cameos of Walt and Allie from the first book.
Kellyn Roth
**Originally posted on Reveries Reviews (

Wow. Just wow.

I’m sorry. It’s been almost two months, and I still can’t form words into sentences to describe this book.

It is so emotional.

It is so heartbreaking.

It is so beautiful.

I am almost crying while I write this, guys. Just thinking about the book is making me tear up.

I can’t really tell you a lot about the book itself, therefore. It’s … it’s just amazing. Read it. Now.

Except … well, I do have some content concerns (wh
A Memory Between Us is WWII era fiction at it's best. The romance, the setting, the dialog, and the little details the author included throughout the story had me firmly planted in the 1940s. I loved the realism of the combat, the scenes of pilots flying missions where some made it and some didn't, and the whole scenario regarding the nurses and their unpleasant pasts. The romantic tension between characters was breathtaking, too. This author really knows how to turn up the heat while at the sam ...more
There aren’t many historical novels that can pull off a great love story while entertaining the reader and giving them a taste of the era without overwhelming the reader.

I believe that A MEMORY BETWEEN US is one of those few books. I thought the information on WWII was interesting, but not overwhelming. It gave me just what I needed to know without making me skim. The love story was incredible. The chemistry between the characters while the memories of their past ripping at their relationship wa
Margaret Chind
Feb 02, 2010 Margaret Chind rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Margaret by: CBD
This is the second novel in the Wings of Glory series, but could easily stand alone telling the story of the next brother in the Novak clan. When I read the first book in the series, A Distant Melody I fell completely in love with the writing of author Sarah Sundin and my feelings have not changed. This past spring brought a treasure with the discovery of adventure within the pages guided by Sarah. About the first book I said... This is a historical romance that has all of the elements that one' ...more
Rebekah Tooley
Feb 20, 2017 Rebekah Tooley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites, 2017
Wow! Such an incredible and powerful book by a truly talented author!
I loved Jack so much, he was my definite favorite character.
There were a few mentions of rape, and one mention of a man unzipping his trousers but never came farther than that. And one mention of a brothel.
Feb 07, 2017 Charlotte rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Boy oh boy I absolutely loved this book!!! I finished it so quick, I just couldn't put it down! The story was engaging, sad and sweet. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time! In the book, there are some heavy and traumatic scenes. Ruth's story and experiences just made me want to cry and give her hug, I felt so bad. She was a character who, over time, grew to trust God and put her faith in Him. I found that lovely *cries*.. I really liked Ruth. And Jack. I loved him so much. Though I did g ...more
SUMMARY: Major Jack Novak has never failed to meet a challenge until he meets army nurse Lieutenant Ruth Doherty. When Jack lands in the army hospital after a plane crash, he makes winning Ruth's heart a top priority mission. But he has his work cut out for him. Not only is Ruth focused on her work in order to support her orphaned siblings back home, she carries a shameful secret that keeps her from giving her heart to any man. Can Jack break down her defenses? Or are they destined to go their s ...more
If you read my review of Sarah's first book, A Distant Melody, then you know she quickly became a fave author for me. I absolutely loved it, and fell in love with the Novak family. As soon as I finished A Distant Melody, I was already looking forward to reading Jack's story. Guess what? Now I can't wait to find out what happens to Ray in Blue Skies Tomorrow! Alas, I have to wait 'til August 2011 to get my next Novak "fix" -- how will I ever wait that long? *heavy sigh* As you've probably already ...more
Amber Stokes
Aug 04, 2010 Amber Stokes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
From the very beginning of this book I was drawn into the meeting of two wounded people—one physically, one emotionally—that would become the shared memory leading to an arduous but rewarding journey. How could I not fall in love with these characters? Ruth and Jack, as well as May and Charlie, are real, and as hard as it was at times I know I was privileged to read their story and walk (and fly) alongside them.

There was so much to learn from Ruth and Jack about love, strength, forgiveness, and
Sep 28, 2010 Cindy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Memory Between Us is a awesome book of the redemptive power of God! I loved the first book in this series and was absolutely amazed at this story.

A beautiful young nurse, Ruth Doherty with a no nonsense approach to life, and a no dating rule, finds herself in the sites of the great Jack Novak. He is convinced no matter what she says, he can make her fall in love with him. What he doesn't know, is that behind that frigid countenance is a young woman who is shattered and convinced she is so br
Estamos em 1943, em plena Segunda Guerra Mundial. As tropas dos Estados Unidos da América estão mobilizadas em Inglaterra e combatem por ar as forças alemãs com todo o seu poderio militar da altura. O Major Jack Novak está encarregue de um grupo de soldados que combate por ar e eles são uma equipa unida em todos os aspectos. Contudo, numa das missões algo corre mal e Jack acaba com um ferimento e é enviado para o hospital militar, onde conhece a tenente Doherty, que é mulher tanto fascinante com ...more
Bruce Judisch
Oct 11, 2010 Bruce Judisch rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have a new book to add to my list of favorites and a new hero to add to my list of exemplary writers. The question is, which/who do I fuss over first? (Flipping coin...fumbling it onto floor...picking it up...flipping it wins!)

When I reviewed her debut novel, "A Distant Melody," I noted that Ms. Sundin had set the bar so high, I was concerned she'd be able to match it with her second installment in the "Wings of Glory" series. I needn't have feared.

"A Memory Between Us" excels on
Molly (Cafinated Reads)
Sep 27, 2010 Molly (Cafinated Reads) rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Molly (Cafinated Reads) by: Revell
Amazing! Sarah Sundin has done it again.......she has created another story and made it come to life before the reader and captures the reader with the love and mercy that flows through out! I love an author like that. She pulled me instantly with the characters and the storyline, and held me til the last page. It was EXTREMELY hard to put this book down. I wanted to read through the whole book in one setting to see what finally would happen at the end!

A Memory Between Us continues the Novak br
Sep 28, 2010 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Memory Between Us by Sarah Sundin, the sequel to A Distant Melody, begins during WWII, March 3, 1943. Lt. Penelope Ruth Doherty, R.N., aka, Ruth, is tending to the wounded at 2nd Evacuation Hospital, Huntingdonshire, England. Being a beautiful redhead, she is constantly having to ignore the woof whistles from the wounded men. It’s here that she meets Major Jack Novak.

Major Jack Novak, injured in his tush by enemy flak, is different from the other men, and a touch of innocent romance begins to
This is a public library copy. Wings of Glory, #1 is not available. This author's books are stand-alone although the books in the series are related.

This book is fabulous! It did take me a bit to get into it, but once I did I was hooked. There's not much to say except to encourage you to read the book. I highly recommend it, and all of Sarah's books. Of course, you may not like them as well if you're not a fan of World War 2 history ... but I think anyone would like this book, for the story and
Mar 08, 2015 Hope rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Once again, Sarah Sundin delivers a dramatic WWII love story in the most entertaining and thought-provoking way. I appreciate the fact that the author incorporated themes of true love, forgiveness, and the downfalls of pride and not letting go of one's past throughout the story and in the character's lives.

The only thing that I do not particularly like about Sarah Sundin's books so far is that it seems to take forever for the couple that are in love to get past their problems and differences. M
I consider the Wings of Glory series to be fun, guilty pleasure reading for WWII historical fiction fans. It's a fairly good mix of romance and war without getting too overbearing on both.

I have to give the edge to the first book in the series though, A Memory Between Us fell a little flat for me. I think I just didn't find Jack or Ruth all that wonderful compared to Allie and Walt however all of them are frustrating at one point or another! I guess that's the authors prerogative. I guess my iss
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Sep 27, 2010 Carman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
I’m a little unsure as to what I should say about this book. I loved it so much, and there are so many great things about it that I can hardly choose just a few to talk about. But, I’ll start here: both Jack and Ruth are struggling with issues in their lives and their own character, which made them so real to me. One thing I’ve noticed about Sarah’s books is that her characters learn a lesson without the story seeming preachy or boring. She really does an excellent job with that, and the lessons ...more
Jan 23, 2013 Cait rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in2013
I didn't like this book as much as I have others of hers. The characters were okay at best - they seemed like the sort of characters who are great in supporting roles, like they were in the first book, but can't really hold a narrative of their own. (view spoiler) ...more
Aug 05, 2014 Jessica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had thought I'd written a review for this book already since I read the entire series last year but I guess now. I remember enjoying this book, but not as much as the first in the series. However, I did appreciate how Sundin shared about the harsh reality of being women being taken advantage of by men. It isn't an easy subject but I thought she handled it well. The topic was actually dealt with rather than ignored or brushed over like so many Christian Fiction books do these days. Overall, I e ...more
Sarah D
Nov 28, 2015 Sarah D rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
A whole lot of NOPE. If I were a more clever writer, I would be able to explain the nonsense in this book without giving away spoilers. Suffice it to say that this book hinges on trauma in a real weird way. The first book in this series had some really great messages, even a smidgen of diversity. I don't know what happened here, but it was not good.
Vicki Andrada
Jul 24, 2015 Vicki Andrada rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh I just loved this entire WINGS OF GLORY series, all 3 books. This book was awesome! I totally recommend it for lovers of Christian romance fiction! This series, all 3 books are some of my favorite books of all time!
Maria Carmo
As its previous romance, once more one of the NOVAK brothers goes to Europe to become a pilot during world war II. The book is dedicated to the Author's grandad who was a pilot during the war.

Maria Carmo

Lisbon 13th. December 2012.
Mar 12, 2010 Ashley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
The best WWII story I've read to date! Heart pounding, gripping and exciting, the perfect read if you have a love for airplanes, or, very handsome pilots *wink*.
*Full review to come*
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Sep 09, 2015 06:49PM  
  • Nightingale (Brothers in Arms, #2)
  • A Heart Revealed (Winds of Change, #2)
  • Arms of Deliverance: A Story of Promise (World War II Liberator #4)
  • A Suitor for Jenny (A Rocky Creek Romance, #2)
  • Love's Pursuit
  • Surrender the Dawn (Surrender to Destiny, #3)
  • Wings of Promise (Alaskan Skies, #2)
  • Digitalis (Discarded Heroes #2)
  • Words Spoken True
  • Promise Me This
Sarah Sundin enjoys writing about the drama and romance of the World War II era. She is the author of the Waves of Freedom series (Through Waters Deep, 2015, Anchor in the Storm, 2016, When Tides Turn, March 2017), the Wings of the Nightingale series, and the Wings of Glory series. Her novel Through Waters Deep won the 2016 INSPY Award, was a Carol Award finalist, and was named to Booklist's "101 ...more
More about Sarah Sundin...

Other Books in the Series

Wings of Glory (3 books)
  • A Distant Melody  (Wings of Glory, #1)
  • Blue Skies Tomorrow (Wings of Glory, #3)

Share This Book

“Long ago she'd clamped an iron shell around her heart and nothing and no one could pry it lose, but deep inside the tender flesh still beat.” 19 likes
“The shame of her youth screamed at her from every brick, but Jesus silenced it. She had dreaded this moment for weeks, but God was so powerful. In the very place of her worst sin and deepest pain his peace billowed through her soul.” 9 likes
More quotes…