“This is an earth-shattering story — literally — with profound implications for the security of our country. I believe it needs to be told,” says author, LA Smith.
Washington, DC (PRWEB)
June 20, 2017
New publishing house, Nixie Publishing announced today the release of Fukushima on The Hudson, a thrilling eco-political novel by author, LA Smith. Set between a struggling family farm in upstate New York and a cutthroat conspiracy on Capitol Hill in Washington, the novel responds to the question … What would happen if the city of New York faced the very real threat of being washed away in a nuclear meltdown like the one that devastated Fukushima in Japan?
“This is an earth-shattering story — literally — with profound implications for the security of our country. I believe it needs to be told,” says author, LA Smith. At the foreground, Fukushima on the Hudson is the story of two women from two extremely different worlds who persevere through adversity. The first is a very flawed, high-powered Washington lobbyist who is trying her best to do what she believes is right for the country. The other is a hard-working dairy farmer from upstate New York who is grieving the tragic loss of her mom and sister. Country-strong, if politically naive, she finds herself in the power corridors of official Washington, squarely in the crosshairs of political insiders engaged in a high-stakes conspiracy who will stop at nothing to achieve their ends.
The story is rooted in a real existential threat to millions of Americans: Illegally dumped radioactive waste and decaying nuclear power plants, many of which are packed with radioactive spent fuel. Fictionally, the stage is set and played out in a ‘what-if’ that…