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Saturday, September 15, 2012

With Every Letter

With Every Letter by Sarah Sundin immediately drew me in since it takes place during World War II, one of my favorite time periods in American history and it was easy to fall in love with Mellie and Tom, the two main characters in the book. The idea of writing anonymously to a solider sounds so romantic especially during the 1940's. Despite our accessibility to email and text messages in today's society there's nothing quite like a written letter I believe. With every letter (see where the title comes from) you can tell Mellie and Tom are both developing feelings beyond friendship. I thoroughly enjoyed how their relationship unfolded and the twists and turns they both encounter along the way.

Lt. Mellie Blake (a flight nurse) and Lt. Tom MacGilliver (an army engineer) couldn't be more different on the surface with Mellie being socially awkward at best and Tom being happy-go-lucky with a smile constantly on his face. As their stories unfold we discover as do they that they are much more alike than they knew. Will they ever decide to meet in person? Will Mellie be able to overcome her social issues? Will Tom finally make a name for himself that has nothing to do with his father? You'll have to read With Every Letter to find out!

I received this book free of charge from Litfuse Publicity Group in exchange for my honest review.

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About the Book: 

Book 1 in the Wings of the Nightingale series

Lt. Mellie Blake is looking forward to beginning her training as a flight nurse. She is not looking forward to writing a letter to a man she’s never met–even if it is anonymous and part of a morale-building program. Lt. Tom MacGilliver, an officer stationed in North Africa, welcomes the idea of an anonymous correspondence–he’s been trying to escape his infamous name for years.
As their letters crisscross the Atlantic, Tom and Mellie develop a unique friendship despite not knowing the other’s true identity. When both are transferred to Algeria, the two are poised to meet face-to-face for the first time. Will they overcome their fears and reveal who they are, or will their future be held hostage by their pasts?
Combining a flair for romance with excellent research and attention to detail, Sarah Sundin vividly brings to life the perilous challenges of WWII aviation, nursing–and true love.

Meet Sarah: 

Sarah Sundin received the 2011 Writer of the Year Award from the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, and her second novel A Memory Between Us is a finalist for an Inspirational Readers’ Choice Award. Her stories are inspired by her great-uncle who flew with the U.S. Eighth Air Force in England during World War II. Sarah lives in California with her husband and three children. Find out more about Sarah at

Celebrate with Sarah by entering to win a eReader (winner's choice of Kindle Fire or Nook Color)!

See what folks are saying about With Every Letter!

One fortunate winner will receive:
  • A Kindle Fire or Nook Color (winner’s choice)
  • Handmade With Every Letter First Aid Kit
  • With Every Letter by Sarah Sundin
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on September 26th. Winner will be announced at the “With Every Letter” Author Chat Facebook Party on 9/27. Connect with Sarah, get a sneak peek of her next book, try your hand at a trivia contest, and chat with readers just like yourself. There will also be gift certificates, books and a Book Club Prize Pack to be won (10 copies for your book club or small group)!

So grab your copy of With Every Letter and join Sarah on the evening of the September 27th for a chance to connect with Sarah and make some new friends. (If you haven’t read the book – don’t let that stop you from coming!)
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  1. Sounds good! I love historical fiction that just a bit too romantic to be educational. I want to win the Kindle Fire!

  2. Suzanne - thank you for the lovely review! I'm glad you liked Tom & Mellie's story.

    Alyssa - I want a Kindle Fire too :) Too bad I can't enter.


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