You have to know history before you can 'alternate' it

Roma Novan heroines, ancient and modern

To write alternative history with authenticity, it’s helpful to be as well-versed and researched as an author writing a more conventional historical novel.

Let me unpick that… Alternate (or alternative) history is based on the premise that the standard timeline diverged at a certain point and followed […]

NEXUS starts in (Roman) London...

At the beginning of NEXUS, Aurelia Mitela is filling in as interim London nuncia (ambassador) for the Roma Nova government. She’s got the connections, she knows how to navigate the diplomatic and political waters, she’s served in London before as political officer. The most dangerous thing is getting ‘volunteered’ to host a diplomatic corps […]

Arrival of NEXUS!

Yes, the author proofs of the NEXUS paperback have arrived! And they are looking good! Thank you, Ingram Spark/ Lightning Source.

I’m sending out advance copies to bloggers and reviewers at the moment, but I’ll be running a competition for signed giveaways during launch month 12-30th September.

And it’s just as exciting sliding your fingers […]