Intrigue, Treason, and Romance in Jennie Field’s Atomic Love
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Intrigue, Treason, and Romance in Jennie Field’s Atomic Love

Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Arts | Northern Community Radio – KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


“Atomic Love” is Jennie Fields’ new book. It’s a work of historical fiction set against the backdrop of Chicago after WW2, where we meet Rosalind Porter, who five years previously was a bright physicist on the Manhattan Project and in the midst of a passionate love affair with her colleague Thomas Weaver–but suddenly, she loses everything. Then Weaver reappears in her life—and so does the FBI. Special Agent Charlie Szydlo wants Roz to spy on Weaver, whom the FBI suspects of passing nuclear secrets to Russia. As Rosalind’s feelings for each man deepens, so too does the danger she finds herself in