St. David's, Pennsylvania, Author Publishes New Historical Novel "Emmie and Roger"

Wayne, Pennsylvania   January 15, 2014   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) "Emmie and Roger," a new book by Richard Greeley, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. A couple finds love in this explosive story of thermonuclear testing and the Cuban Missile Crisis, based on historical accounts and the author's experiences.

When British math whiz Emmie Trowbridge finds herself teaching at an island school amid the Pacific Ocean, she doesn't expect to meet Roger Malcolm, the American designer of a nuclear bomb detection system. But it's love at first sight for the pair, and they go on to help save the world from sure disaster.

This story is a prequel to Flight from Hanoi - Into the Terror of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, a Roger Malcolm novel based on the author's real-life interactions with Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara.

About the Author:
Richard S. Greeley is a retired nuclear expert who seeks solutions to global warming as a specialist in the environmental and green energy fields.

As an employee of a nonprofit research and development firm, he developed a nuclear bomb detection system and, in 1962, successfully tested it on a Pacific Ocean island where the U.S. Air Force was detonating thermonuclear weapons. He also assisted the air force during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

A veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve, he holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University, a master's degree from Northwestern University and he has a Ph.D. in chemistry, with a minor in nuclear engineering from the University of Tennesse. A Boston native, he lives in St. Davids, Pennsylvania.

"Emmie and Roger" is a 152-page hardcover with a retail price of $22.00. The ISBN is 978-1- 4349-6980-4. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at
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