Historical Novel Society indie Editor’s Choice Spring 2016
Editor’s Choice, Historical Novel Society, Autumn 2016
B.R.A.G. Medallion, October 2016
Chill With a Book Award Book of the Month February 2017
Book five of the Roma Nova thriller series, set in Roma Nova’s recent past – the continuation of the Aurelia Mitela’s adventures…
“The second fall of Rome?”
Aurelia Mitela, ex-Praetorian and imperial councillor in Roma Nova, scoffs at her intelligence chief when he throws a red file on her desk.
But early 1980s Roma Nova, the last province of the Roman Empire that has survived into the twentieth century, has problems – a ruler frightened of governing, a centuries-old bureaucracy creaking for reform and, worst of all, a rising nationalist movement with a charismatic leader who wants to destroy Aurelia.
Horrified when her daughter is brutally attacked in a demonstration turned riot, Aurelia tries to rally resistance to the growing fear and instability. But it may already be too late to save Roma Nova from meltdown and herself from entrapment and destruction by her lifelong enemy.…
Published by SilverWood Books April 2016 and launched at the London Book Fair.
Paperback: ISBN: 9781781325094 Ebook: ISBN 9781781325100
INSURRECTIO starts the story of Aurelia Mitela’s part in the Great Rebellion that characters like Conrad, Imperatrix Silvia and Aurelia herself as an older stateswoman refer to in the first three Roma Nova books, INCEPTIO, PERFIDITAS and SUCCESSIO.
The fourth Roma Nova thriller AURELIA started this second cycle of three in the series. Now read on…
Read an interview with Alison by top reviewer and blogger Heather Campbell in connection with the
BRAG Medallion award for INSURRECTIO.
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