The morning after the power grab by Caius Tellus on the night of fires (INSURRECTIO), people woke to find the following proclamation pinned on noticeboards, on the doors of public buildings and in the forum in Roma Nova city.
By order of First Consul Caius Tellus Due to the national crisis, the provisional […]
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‘Betrayal and collaboration used to lead automatically to a death sentence. You should be grateful this is the 1980s.’
She refused to look at me and instead jabbed her spoon into the coffee cup, almost scraping the glaze off as she rattled it round the tiny amount of liquid at the […]
The RETALIO publication date is fast approaching. Some very generous people are hosting us on their blogs with interviews, giveaways, guest posts and reviews. Quite a tour for Aurelia Mitela and her nemesis, Caius Tellus!
20 April Joanna Courtney History Matters Interview + giveaway 24 April Henry Hyde […]
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 […]
We should celebrate mothers every day, of course. Aurelia is fierce in her protection of Marina her only child; it’s her greatest strength and her greatest vulnerability… —— Caius smiled at me this time, but it didn’t reach his eyes. ‘Your mother’s right, you know. You have a duty to look after your rather, er, […]
Against stiff competition INSURRECTIO has been selected as Book of the Month by the ‘Chill With a Book’ Readers’ Award. The silver badge goes rather well with the silver font on the book cover!
More seriously, I’m very pleased about this particular award as it’s one judged by readers.
Here are a few of the things they said: