On Wings of the Morning

Marie Bostwick, Author . Kensington $14 (374p) ISBN 978-0-7582-2256-5

This solid WWII-era romance from Bostwick (Fields of Gold ) puts two self-reliant pilots, both of whom nurse childhoods hurts, on the same flight path. Oklahoma-born Morgan Glennon never met his father, a barnstormer who swept his mother off her feet before disappearing back into the sky; after Pearl Harbor, Morgan's dreams of flying take him straight from his freshman year at the University of Oklahoma into enlistment. Georgia Carter, 18, from “the cracker part of Florida, far from the beach” and the daughter of an erratic mother, takes a job at a diner near a Waukegan, Ill., airport, trying to get airtime to quell her flying jones (not easy as a woman). These two lives are very differently affected by WWII, and as the narrative moves back and forth between them, readers will wait for fate to bring them together. Bostwick fills out their destinies satisfyingly and delivers tempting brushes with intimacy at all the right moments before the end-of-war denouement. (Nov.)

Reviewed on: 09/24/2007
Release date: 11/01/2007
Genre: Fiction
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