Thorndike Press

Crossing the Horizon

  • Laurie Notaro
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  • ISBN-10: 1410492591
  • ISBN-13: 9781410492593
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 lbs ( .70 kgs)
  • 672 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released November 2016

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Featuring highly acclaimed and bestselling historical fiction that embraces a wide range of sub-genres, including: literary, romance, adventure, mystery, frontier fiction, and fictional biographies.



A #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

Soar back to the fearless 1920s with Laurie Notaro — beloved author of The Idiot Girls’ Action Adventure Club — in a stunning historical novel that tells the true, little-known story of three aviatrixes collide, struggle, and literally crash in the race for fame and a place in aviation history.


Customer Reviews

“Best known for her offbeat essays on contemporary topics, Notaro breaks new literary ground and demonstrates an intuitive sense of narrative and indelible appreciation for history's ironies in this engrossing novel.”

— Booklist

“. . . Soaring into a page-turning, stomach-churning, hilarious, and heartbreaking adventure . . . Elsie, Mabel, and Ruth defied the odds stacked against them, and their indomitable spirits and vibrant, larger-than-life personalities provide much inspiration.”

— Publishers Weekly

“Notaro portrays this exciting sliver of time with historical accuracy, providing an authentic glimpse of the era (including photographs), and then adds a pump of adrenaline . . . captivating historical fiction.”

— Kirkus Reviews