Beyond the Horizon

Heartbreaking and gripping World War 2 historical fiction

    • 4.2 • 82 Ratings
    • $3.99
    • $3.99

Publisher Description

“I wish I could give this beautiful book more stars! It is absolutely a Five Star Gold book! It is so well written and historical fiction at its finest!” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

From bestselling author Ella Carey comes a sweeping story, inspired by true events, about the brave, forgotten female pilots who helped America win the Second World War. A story you will never forget and one that will always stay in your heart.

Sweetwater, Texas, 1943. With a devastating war taking the lives of the boys she grew up with and tearing families apart, Eva is determined to fight in any way she can. Leaving behind the man she’s loved in secret for years, she jumps at the chance to train with the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots and meets girls she knows will be friends for life. But on one dangerous flight, guided only by stars, everything goes wrong. When Eva awakes, her body is broken and her memory gone.


Los Angeles, 1977. Eva appears to be a normal married woman with a family to be proud of, but behind closed doors, her life is imploding. Every week for thirty years, Eva has written to her wartime friends, but has never heard back. Now she has just discovered that her husband Jack has been lying to her for decades. He has never mailed a single one of her letters, despite knowing that Eva is desperate to unearth the truth of her last flight.

Alone for the first time in her life, Eva travels to Washington, D.C. in search of answers. Even though every day brings a new terrifying flashback of fighting for her life and frantically trying to escape from a burning plane, she will stop at nothing. But the shocking truth will rewrite her past and change her future—is Eva ready to uncover her own, devastating secret?

Gripping and heartbreaking, fans of Rhys Bowen, My Name Is Eva and The Alice Network will be utterly enchanted.

This book was first published in 2019.

Readers are utterly captivated by Beyond the Horizon!

Ripped my heart right out of my chest and made me cry so much… My heart ached for Eva as she discovered the truth about her accident… Incredible.” The Book Lover’s Boudoir ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Ohhhhh this book… I love this book… I was crying like a baby. That darn plot twist. I WASN’T READY OKAY?” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Outstanding book! I absolutely adored it!Gripping and so difficult to put downSo moving5 stars!” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Completely drew me inI cried with her… This book will be one of the best you read this year!” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Broke my heart and put it back together again. It’s a story of beautiful friendships, enduring, powerful love and the tragedy of war. I cried and laughed my way through it. I highly recommend this book.” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Phenomenal!I thought I had most of the ending figured out until the plot twist, which was brilliant and heartbreaking… One of my favorite endings ever… So moving.” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

A moving, beautifully written novel about the amazing WASP during World War Two. True to life and packed full of emotion.” Soraya M. Lane, bestselling author of Wives of War

Brilliantly portrays the life of female flyers in World War Two. Seeing what those brave women went through and how despicably they were treated should stir indignation in the heart of every reader!” Rhys Bowen, New York Times bestselling author of The Tuscan Child

Fiction & Literature
August 26
Carmelite House

Customer Reviews

brightlit ,

Great book

I loved reading this book. The characters were developed nicely. The moving back and forth between their lives and congressional hearings wasn’t disturbing at all. It was a different take on WW11, yet it wasn’t all girly. Watching the hearings in between their lives was a good way to show how times changed. I don’t really like the ending- it seemed cut off- just put the characters accidentally meeting, end of story.

Old guy in Fla ,

Beyond the Horizon by Ella Carey

I absolutely loved this book of WWII women who were ddrawn to flying airplanes as members of WASP to do their part in the US war effort‼️. The close friendships of these young ladies are heartwarming as well as heartbreaking. Ms Carey’s characters are very much like friends you’d like to have & she describes the planes & love of flying beautifully! The ups & downs, , disappointmentS, trials, joy & budding romance, tragedy & deceit are all represented as the flygirls move through training, graduation & to assignments at various bases. Our heroine, Eva, has gone through so much since her accident in 1944 & suffered from memory loss! In 1977 she testifies before Congress to have WASP declared a military unit which helped the US win the war‼️. Then & only then does Eva learn of the truth of her accident‼️. You must read this wonderful story of true, well-researched evens & fictional additions of the author to tell her tale! You’ll enjoy hours of reading pleasure! Buy your copy today - I found it through Bookouture Deals!

Carol R.
Florida USA

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