- Paperback: 427 pages
- Publisher: Revell; Original edition (2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0800734238
- ISBN-13: 978-0800734237
- Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (186 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #951,533 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Blue Skies Tomorrow: A Novel (Wings of Glory) Paperback – 2011
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After reading The Sweetest Thing by Elizabeth Musser recently and greatly enjoying it, I thought I would give another historical Christian fiction book a whirl. The Sweetest Thing had elements of romance in the story, but it is not what I would call a "Christian Romance". Blue Skies Tomorrow by Sarah Sundin is a Christian romance. It is the third book in her Wings of Glory series, but it can easily be read as a stand alone novel.
Storyline: Helen's husband, Jim, died two years earlier in WWII. She lives in a home owned by her father in law and receives a monthly stipend from him that comes from her husband's life insurance (that he named his parents custodians of). Early on in the story, you get clues that Helen acts the part of the grieving widow but does not have the feelings of one. You learn why as the story goes along. The reasons why are at the core of this story. Ray Novak is an old childhood friend of Helen. He returns from flight instructor school. His desire is to be a pastor, but knows he must serve in the armed forces during the war. His two brothers are also serving. The story primarily focuses on their romance and the journey of their coming together, apart, and then...
Writing: This story is written fine. I was discussing with my husband this weekend how the choice of words tells you a lot about the focus of the author in the story. Here's are two examples of Ms. Sundin's writing:
"Ray reached into a blue glass bowl and popped a strawberry into his mouth.Read more ›
This book has love, war, history lessons, social issues, suspense, redemption, and is a christian book! I liked this series so much I'm going to start on another by this author, Sarah Sundin.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I really enjoyed this whole series, especially this book and the first one. I love anything to do with WWII, and I thought the author did a fantastic job of really bringing such a... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Meg
This is the second series by Sarah I have read.Really enjoyed both, but this one especially. Brought back memories of the three years I lived in East Anglia with an airman . Read morePublished 3 days ago by Juel Notes
This book was every bit as good as the first two. My reason for 4 instead of 5 stars- I don't understand a lot of the war termsPublished 1 month ago by C.lebo
This book is absolutely great! So many twists and surprises you can hardly put it down. Although subject matter is a little heavy, you're always left with wanting more with this... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Sarah Sundin is a good author and tells a great story. I recommend this book.Published 1 month ago by Rhonda C.
Sarah brings the intensity of WWII alive in her writing. She is a masterful storyteller, who intertwines faith , hope and love against the uncertainty of the world during this time... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer