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Op zilveren vleugels (Wings of Glory #2)

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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
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Mafi
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“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
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Casey
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
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Michelle
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
Margaret
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
Lori
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
Cindy
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
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Amber Stokes
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
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Barbara
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
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Molly
Oct 02, 2010 Molly rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Molly 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
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Linda
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
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Filipa
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
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Bruce Judisch
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 again...book 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
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Carman
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
Cait
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
Vicki Andrada
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!
Jessica
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
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
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Amy
Very well researched, but not my type of book. Ruth and Jack have to face their problems in the most dramatic way possible. They are off and on like a light bulb!
Not not reccomending this book, it just isn't the one for me.
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.
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Dianne Sidebottom
the story gets you thinking of how I could be doing the will of God or just what I think God wants. I felt I was on those flights going on their missions n waiting at times for their return as well. I was so glad to see Charlie survived the spin plane fall. Burnsey character could be someone we work with especially in to workforce of mixed genders. (he said she said situations). I guess the story covered friendships even against independence n being able to stand alone but it doesn't hurt to hav ...more
Ashley
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*
Staci
Enjoyed this second book of the series. I found it to be much strong than the first book of the series. The growth of Ruth throughout the series was great to see.
Gloria
Good, but not as good as the first one, in my opinion. Definitely had it's moments, though.
Mandy
Not as good as the first, but still a cute story.
Hope
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
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Joyce
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
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Tracey Cramer-Kelly
We start the book with a vague understanding that something in Ruth is ‘broken.’ With each scene we get a little more information about her background until mid-way through the book we experience that ‘ah-ha’ moment. It was a masterful way to build this character, making her real and flawed. And then we get to see her struggle and triumph.

Jack is one of those gung-ho people who always seem to end up on top. It was fascinating to see how his pride became his downfall, how he had to be humbled in
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Mariazita
Este segundo livro de Sarah Sundin continua a história dos irmãos Novak , e das suas participações na segunda guerra mundial e dos seus amores.
Desta vez é Jack e a enfermeira Ruth , gostei muito dos fantásticos relatos da vida de um piloto de guerra, a acção passada a bordo de um avião que levava as bombas para destruírem os alvos alemães é bem descrita, quase senti que estava num desses aviões.Assim como a vida e os desafios de uma enfermeira nesses tempos complicados.Alem disso todas as dificu
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Renee
Four words can sum up my thoughts on A Memory Between Us and they are, "I love this book!" Just when I thought I couldn't enjoy a book more than A Distant Melody, Ms. Sundin writes this book and I fall in love with Jack, Ruth, Charlie, and May. They're damaged, hurting, and have to deal with the trials and problems that come with war while learning to let go and give it all to God. And let me just say this if you like a good villain (wow that was an oxymoron but I like it so I'm using it:P) you ...more
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Sarah Sundin enjoys writing about the drama and romance of the World War II era. She is the author of the upcoming Waves of Freedom series (Through Waters Deep, coming August 2015), the Wings of the Nightingale series (With Every Letter, 2012, On Distant Shores, 2013, and In Perfect Time, 2014), and the Wings of Glory series (A Distant Melody, A Memory Between Us, and Blue Skies Tomorrow). She als ...more
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Wings of Glory (3 books)
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  • Blue Skies Tomorrow (Wings of Glory, #3)
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“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.” 18 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.” 8 likes
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