by Anthony Dobranski A year and a half ago I began a project with the Forest Hills Connection, writing an old-style serial mystery set in our neighborhood during WWII. The […]
A Forest Hills mystery novel: The Scientists and the Spy
Introducing… the first novel set in World War Two-era Forest Hills, DC. Assisted by local historians, Forest Hills-based writer Anthony Dobranski is writing a historical thriller based on real people and real events.
We are publishing a new chapter every week. As the chapters below appear in reverse chronological order, we thought it would be helpful to provide a chapter listing here.
The first ten chapters have also been collected into an e-book! Click here for the download information.
We’re incredibly proud of this one. In fall 2014, we announced that neighbor and writer Anthony Dobranski had started work on researching a novel that would be set here in […]
The serialized 1940s adventures of our favorite fictional Forest Hills neighbors paused for a bit while author Anthony Dobranski recovered from a health setback. But now he’s back, and so […]
Our favorite fictional neighbors are taking a break from their weekly adventures – for health reasons. Anthony Dobranski has spent months researching and weeks writing The Scientists and the Spy, […]
Since April, we’ve been publishing Anthony Dobranski’s mystery novel “The Scientists and the Spy” week by week, chapter by chapter. Now the first ten chapters are bundled into one easy-to-download […]
by Anthony Dobranski It was a sight Dorothy could never have imagined: trucks full of typewriters, hundreds in each one, hastily unloaded by workers into carts that wandered multiple paths […]
Why is there a curb cut and a gate to nowhere on Connecticut Avenue between Tilden and Van Ness Streets? It’s an entrance gate to what was once “one of […]
by Anthony Dobranski (When we last saw Corporal Enos Olsen, he was enjoying a holiday meal with Dorothy Sharpe and her family, and unexpectedly getting a clue that might help […]
by Anthony Dobranski (Just catching up? Find chapters 1-7 here.) The nice thing about a uniform was that it could go everywhere, from laboratory to holiday dinner. Enos cleaned himself […]
by Anthony Dobranski It’s not all work and no play for 1942 government gal Dorothy Sharpe. Read more about her in chapters 2 and 6 – you’ll find those and […]