Thorne, Emily

About the author

Emily Thorne is an American author, who’s written YA novels. Her other titles include Enter Nurse Marian (1956) and Flight Hostess (1958). Her one horse story is A Cup for Janet (1957), in which our heroine falls for an arrogant trainer. Alas biographical information on her seems thin on the ground, so if you can help, do please contact me.

Finding the book
Easy to find.

Links and sources
Terri Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography

Bibliography (horse books only)

A Cup for Janet

Avalon Books, New York, 1957, 224 pp.
Airmont Publishing Company, 1963, 1965, pb
Associated Booksellers, 1979

The racing stable Janet’s grandfather owns is nearly empty now, and so he rents it out to a new owner. He’s an arrogant trainer, but Janet starts to fall in love with him.