Author Royalties from FISSION

* * * A WORD FROM TOM * * *

In Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, the town where I was born, concerned citizens have taken up the quest to save the Great War Memorial, a precious and unique treasure made of Minton tiles, and currently residing in the former Fenton Town Hall.

To this end, they have created a petition to draw attention to this issue.

Please take the time to watch this short 2 minute video and visit to view and sign the petition. Also visit The Friends of Fenton Town Hall on Facebook for further information.

For the duration of this campaign, all author royalties from the sale of FISSION, no matter where purchased, will go to this worthy cause. You can also donate to the cause directly by clicking on the following button.

Donate to the #Fenton498 Campaign




"Fission is a fitting monument to her achievements, and one day I would love to see it as a movie." - Reader Views.

". . . a vivid, inspiring portrait . . ." - Kirkus Indie Review.

"Tom Weston's 'Fission' is an unforgettable book, and one that kept surprising me. He took a fantastic enough true story and transformed it into a quest for truth and recognition. His writing was fresh and fluid;" - Reader Views.

" . . . Fission instead enters the sacred world of writings by Anne Frank, Elie Wiesel, and Primo Levi, wherein personal experience is set within the larger context of devastation." - ForeWord Reviews.

" . . . at the end of the book I had tears in my eyes as I realised this is a book about the courage to be yourself, no matter what." - The Hot Author Report.

"For historical fiction lovers, this is a winner. For everyone else, this novel will make you a fan of historical fiction! Kudos Tom Weston." - Every Day is an Adventure.

"An incredible science heroine" - San Francisco Book Review.

". . .a very inspiring story that will stay in your mind long after reading" - Feathered Quill Book Review.

First they tried to deny her.
Then they tried to destroy her.
But she survived to discover nuclear fission
and spark the race for the atomic bomb.

Imagine if you would, a story of greed and betrayal, intrigue and danger, war and destruction, the slaughter of the innocents on a biblical scale and the collapse of empire. And imagine at the centre of it all one woman, brilliant but shy, victimized but resolute, and ultimately vindicated. What a story that would make! Well, you don’t have to imagine it, because that is the Lise Meitner story. And I didn’t have to invent any of it – it’s all true.

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