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October 4, 2016

Today's Featured Title and Contest October 4, 2016
This Special Newsletter spotlights a book that we know people will be talking about this fall. Read more about it, and enter our Fall Preview Contest by Wednesday, October 5th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of CROSSING THE HORIZON by Laurie Notaro, which is now available. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!
Today's Featured Book and Contest: CROSSING THE HORIZON by Laurie Notaro
Before Amelia Earhart was even on the radar, aviatrixes in London, Florida, Paris, Germany and New York were gearing up to follow in the footsteps of Charles Lindbergh and his record-breaking flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Several were pilots to begin with, and had already broken barriers for women in the field.

Inspired by true events and real people, this novel follows three women all bitten by the flying bug in 1927: Elsie Mackay, daughter of an Earl and one of the richest woman in England, the first female to get her pilot's license in Britain; Mabel Boll, a glamorous society darling (and former cigar girl) with two dead husbands and a massive bank account, ardent to make the historic flight; and Ruth Elder, a 23-year-old beauty pageant contestant who used her winnings for flying lessons and became the preeminent American girl of the sky.

Each determined to be the first woman to pilot across the Atlantic, Elsie, Ruth and Mabel were daily names on the front page of the largest newspapers in the world. After years of thorough research, author Laurie Notaro shares their stories through striking photos and stunning prose as they collide, struggle and literally crash to chase the fame and place in history each one desperately desires to win.

-Click here to read an excerpt.
-Click here to visit Laurie Notaro's official website.
-Connect with Laurie Notaro on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here to enter the contest by Wednesday, October 5th at 11:59am ET.

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