Dr. Helen Stanhope, recently graduated
from medical school, has come to Australia to make a new life
for herself. Sheíll be working as a doctor with a family
friend, and traveling to outreaching parts of Australia to
deliver medical care to those who canít get it anywhere else.
Helenís transportation during these times
will come via a bi-plane, piloted by Paul Campbell. Paul came
home to Australia after the Great War, using his skills as a
pilot to help supply the people with supplies.
Paul and Helen have an instant
attraction, but Helen fights the feelings because of things
that have happened in her past. When Paul finds out, will he
continue to love her, or fly away?
The Flyer is set during a
time period that is fascinating to me, after the First World
War, during the 1920s. Helen is a modern woman for her time,
wearing skirts that show her ankles and bobbing her hair. She
was a strong character, who made uncertain choices in her life
and is trying to figure out where to go next.
Paul, in my opinion, is just to-die-for,
rugged and handsome and willing to stick by his woman, no
matter what. He was a major part of what I enjoyed this book.
The other would be Ms. Jonesí description of Australia, and
itís people and creatures. All of this combined together makes
The Flyer an interesting historical that lovers
of romance will enjoy.