The Silent Count by E. A. Smiroldo

Climate change is a hot-button topic, which is what makes our next guest so interesting! In this episode of Hilary Topper on Air, Hilary speaks with E. A. Smiroldo, author of The Silent Count – a cli-fi (climate-change fiction) thriller.

About E.A. Smiroldo

E. A. Smiroldo is a novelist, musician, and nuclear engineer. She uses real science in her debut novel The Silent Count. In it, her expertise blends with real-world inspired drama.

As a native of Washington DC, she’s seen how politics corrupts and skews human perspectives on what’s right and wrong. She understands how close humanity is to the brink of a real climate crisis. And she is determined to bring to light how important it is for us to trust and love one another.

The Silent Count is a cli-fi (climate-change fiction) thriller. In it, a young nuclear engineer comes up with a daring plan to combat climate change. But she faces unintended consequences as she fights for her family, her career, and for humanity.

E. A. Smiroldo has a B.S. in engineering. She’s also a Washington Area Music Association Award-nominated singer-songwriter and has won prizes in writing competitions sponsored by the Bethesda Literary Festival and the International Screenwriters’ Dig. After placing in the latter, she optioned the treatment for a screenplay with X-ray Media.

About The Silent Count

The Silent Count is E.A. Smiroldo’s first novel. It’s a cli-fi thriller inspired by her own observations as a nuclear engineer and singer-songwriter. The story follows a cast who are a part of each industry and explores the impact their professions have on them and the world.

For more information about E.A. or to purchase a copy of The Silent Count visit