One day I decided to write a book of high adventure set in an alternative, modern Rome, including a hunky hero, but with the story driven by a young woman who transformed from a prickly twenty-five year old nobody into somebody she’d been waiting all her life to become. She, Carina, went on in the next fifteen years to […]
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Disruptive didn’t begin to describe it. I would have a family there, I’d be comfortable materially, and I would be able to keep my father’s legacy. But every tiny thing would be different.
I’d been forced, sobbing, from my East Coast home after Dad died, and dumped in […]
When I typed the last word of the first draft of INCEPTIO in 2009 I didn’t have a clue what to do with it. After advice, professional assessment, and submitting to a lot of agents whose response was “great concept, great story, great writing – not sure I could sell it” I decided to go […]
A week before Christmas, something very strange happened to my first book. The main character, Karen, stepped out from the covers and started talking. I mean, really talking, and in a young American voice (Caitlin Thorburn).
I listened and a tingle ran across my shoulders. I was spooked. There’s no other way to describe it. But […]
Yes, they’re here!
POWER BETRAYAL NEMESIS
Meet Carina Mitela, 21st century Praetorian in Roma Nova, as she challenges all three. Meet Aurelia Mitela, her precursor – Praetorian, spy, mother and thief taker in the 1960s.
Transformation, deception, rebellion, vengeance, comradeship, duty and epic love stories in these adventures in a new Rome founded sixteen hundred years ago […]