Mel and the French Army

Mel/Mélisende is a sergent-chef in the French Armée de Terre (land forces), equivalent to junior warrant officer in the UK forces. She chose to join as a direct entrant at the non-commissioned officer (NCO) level at 18. She could have gone to the officer training school at Saint-Cyr, but she had itchy feet after leaving […]

Double Identity has had itchy feet...

Is it really fair? Double Identity went on tour round a series of respected blog hosts and I’ve been stuck at home, curfewed at 7pm. Well, that’s what we have to do at present. But where has lucky Double Identity gone? Here’s her road trip and some of the complimentary things her hosts said.

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Double authors turn to crime

Off on tour! Well, a virtual one. And it’s a double one shared with renowned historical fiction writer, Helen Hollick!

So far, so normal… Or is it?

The backstory

You know me as the author of the Roma Nova thrillers featuring heroines Carina and Aurelia in four books each. Basically, what if an Ancient […]