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Jennie Fields

Biography

Jennie Fields

Jennie Fields received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is the author of the novels LILY BEACH, CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY, THE MIDDLE AGES, THE AGE OF DESIRE and ATOMIC LOVE. A Chicago native, Fields was inspired by her own mother’s work as a University of Chicago-trained biochemist in the 1950s. Fields now lives with her husband in Nashville, Tennessee.

Books by Jennie Fields

by Jennie Fields - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

Rosalind Porter has always defied expectations --- in her work as a physicist on the Manhattan Project and in her passionate love affair with colleague Thomas Weaver. Five years after the end of both, her guilt over the bomb and her heartbreak over Weaver are intertwined. Then Weaver gets back in touch --- 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. Roz helped to develop these secrets and knows better than anyone the devastating power such knowledge holds. But can she spy on a man she still loves, despite her better instincts? At the same time, something about Charlie draws her in. As Rosalind's feelings for each man deepen, so too does the danger in which she finds herself.

by Jennie Fields - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Anna Bahlmann was Edith Wharton’s closest friend --- that is, until Edith falls passionately in love with a dashing younger journalist. As Edith’s marriage crumbles and Anna’s disapproval threatens to shatter their lifelong bond, the women must face the fragility at the heart of all friendships.