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Maddy's Wings

3.63  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Maddy’s Wings is a heartwarming life tale of 92-year-old Maddy, a WW2 Air Auxiliary pilot. Diagnosed with Alzheimer's she is challenged to face painful memories of crashing a loaded B26 bomber that killed two female flight crew members.
Heart break and humour abounds, as she recalls growing up in the tiny northern Ontario community of Cedar Grove during the depression and a
ebook, 212 pages
Published July 2018
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Oct 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
She is reaching the end of her life but she still feel though about what happened when she was a pilot in the war. Follow her as she tries to get everything together. Can she understand her gulit? Can she finally overcome it all? See how she will get on

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Janette Mcmahon
Sep 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An Arc copy. For readers of historical fiction, a heartfelt story of elderly telling their stories and dealing with long ago mistakes. Porter also gives us as readers glimpses of the time periods that puts today's society in perspective. Highly recommend to historical fiction readers.
Apr 11, 2019 rated it it was ok
This was just an okay book. It could have been really good, but it was a little wonky. The ending was really sudden and left me feeling unfulfilled.

The background story of Maddy and her time as an RAF pilot was interesting. And her relationships with those from her past and the present were interesting. Maddy was a quirky lady and had a great sense of humor. There were moments when I was chuckling.

The home health investigator was an absolute jerk and I was praying she would get her "just dues."

Alexandra Yargeau
rated it did not like it
Oct 10, 2018
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Sep 17, 2018 is currently reading it
pub date July 2018
Independently published
Alexandra Yargeau
Oct 10, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Maddy's Wings has a great synopsis. It sounds like it is going to be a tale of redemption and historical fiction.

But the book itself is very poorly written. It took me a very long time to read this, as it is FULL of spelling and grammatical mistakes. The scenes change very quickly in a way that is confusing, and the dialogue is clunky. I would not recommend this book to anyone.
Dave William
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Oct 13, 2018
Destiny Brown
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Dianne McMahan
Nov 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Outstanding Historical novel about a very thoughtful and lovely elder lady named Maddie,who is definitely the star of this book.
She and other gals like her flew planes loaded with bombs,during WWII,but failed to get the recognition that was accorded to the men.
She agonized her whole life about a plane that got hit by enemy fire that she was piloting and crashed into the ocean,killing all aboard except her.
She married,had one daughter and lost her in childbirth at an early age.Later in life she m
Brenda Knight
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Sep 12, 2018
Bio – Jan Porter – Author
Award-winning author and philosophical muse Jan Porter brings indigenous cultures, spiritual phenomena and unsung heroes to life in her notable collection of prize winning books.
A connoisseur of literary fiction with a strong female lead and universal self-help books, Jan not only seeks to move and entertain with her humorous and heartfelt novels, but also to advise her
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