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 […]
All writers sneak a look at their reviews – we are that human. Looking at INSURRECTIO’s, I was struck by this one: “Although I enjoyed the first three, IV and V are disappointing; particularly this one. Because they are ‘backstory’, I already knew who did what to whom from the earlier novels.”
I appreciate them taking the […]
With Carole Blake of Blake Friedmann
You may remember that in January this year I signed up with Blake Friedmann Literary Agency who now represent me for ancillary rights (translation/foreign rights, audio, large print, TV & film, etc.).
Well, exciting news – and you are the first to know it – they’ve negotiated a contract with Audible to produce […]