Revolution! More like crime...

While the Roma Nova thrillers are set in an imaginary remnant of the Ancient Roman Empire, they remain at heart thrillers – action, suspense, twisty plots, courageous characters and bad guys of every description. And every character has multiple layers, talents, abilities, hang-ups and failings.

Well, I was challenged a few years ago by Conn […]

NEXUS starts in (Roman) London...

At the beginning of NEXUS, set in the 1970s in the alternative timeline of Roma Nova, Aurelia Mitela is filling in as interim London nuncia (ambassador). She has 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 […]

NEXUS - The first chapter...

 

‘I’ve lost him, Aurelia.’

Harry Carter’s voice was low, toneless, but I could hear the despair in his restrained British voice. Given the time of day, he must have been calling from his panelled office at the British Foreign Ministry.

‘Are you absolutely sure?’ I said. ‘He could just be on […]