Ann McKenna Fromm

WRITER:  Books, Essays, Ghostwriting

Selected Published Works

Fly By Wire
Fly By Wire

Ann McKenna Fromm
Captain Richard Payne


Driverless cars are here to stay and so are pilotless planes. FLY BY WIRE is a behind-the-scenes look at what real pilots do during a crisis. Fast-paced and timely, the novel asks, What happens when an automated passenger jet is hacked?

Above all, can Tom Jordan land the airplane after the hacker's last desperate act is to destroy all the electronics in a fire beneath the cockpit?

Steel City Love Song: Extraordinary Moments in Ordinary Lives
Steel City Love Song: Extraordinary Moments in Ordinary Lives

Ann McKenna Fromm

STEEL CITY teams with dramatic stories of real people catapulted into moments of danger, grief, courage or joy. A compelling collection of previously published articles, STEEL CITY reports what newspapers seldom do: what has happened to the people and animals we've read about before? With insight and compassion, Ann Fromm honors her city and her family in straightforward, readable prose. Ultimately a love story, this book will grip you and call you back.

Saving My Own Life Too
First published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Saving My Own Life Too
Five years ago, I went back to school to become an Emergency Medical ....
What happened when my frog died?
First published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
What happened when my frog died?
No one understood how much I liked ....
I Learn How to Give Gifts
First published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
I Learn How to Give Gifts
Most people know the classic O. Henry story ....
My Dog Ran Away!
First published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
My Dog Ran Away!
"What is your emergency?" asked 911.