Former Maryville High School Graduate and Author Janet Beard will be at the Blount County Public Library on Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. to speak about her latest novel, “The Atomic City Girls: A Novel.”
This is Janet’s second novel and is being touted as: “Suspenseful and intriguing, The Atomic City Girls explores an aspect of the Manhattan Project long shrouded in secrecy, bringing to light an important chapter of World War II history.”- Jennifer Chiaverini, New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and “Fans of historical fiction will devour this complex and human look at the people involved in the creation of the atomic bomb.”- Kirkus Reviews.
Janet will be available to sign copies of her latest novel, “The Atomic City Girls: A Novel” after the program.

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