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Alison Morton
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Thriller writer of Roma Nova althistory series, latest CARINA
Thriller writer of Roma Nova althistory series, latest CARINA

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Mercury (or Hermes in the Greek pantheon of gods) is said to be the Inventor of the written alphabet, god of writing/literature, speech, travellers, treaties and dreams amongst other things but is best know as the gods’ messenger. He’s also is the one…
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A pleasure to host multi-published historical fiction author Clare Flynn on the blog today. I’ll let her introduce herself… I would have given you all of my heart But there’s someone who’s torn it apart And he’s taken just all that I had But if you want…
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Felix sanusque sit novus annus! In the modern Western calendar, it’s the beginning of the year, a time for renewals and resolutions.I wish you every luck in your health, goals and prosperity. It was a much more confused picture for the Romans, but then,…
Happy New Year? Um…
Happy New Year? Um…
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Saturnalia went very well in Roma Nova, but something unexpected and rather fabulous was in the in-tray afterwards… “ROMA NOVA EXTRA has been shortlisted for a 2018 BooksGoSocial Readers Choice Award!” Wow! Yes, I did a song and dance round my little…
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Vote Roma Nova!
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Saturnalia went very well in Roma Nova, but something unexpected and rather fabulous was in the in-tray afterwards… “ROMA NOVA EXTRA has been shortlisted for a 2018 BooksGoSocial Readers Choice Award!” Wow! Yes, I did a song and dance round my little…
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Vote for Roma Nova!
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No, not Fifty Shades, but something a long, long way away from that. Since 2016, I’ve seen a marked decrease in rationality, the lessening  of the desire to examine and discuss and disagree in a civilised way, and for that to have become the norm.…
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Saturnalia was THE most important Roman festival. Heavy on feasting, fun and gifts, it was originally celebrated in Ancient Rome for only a day around 17 December, but it was so popular it expanded into a week or even longer, despite Augustus’ efforts to…
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I’m delighted to welcome Antoine Vanner, author of the Dawlish Chronicles, for a return visit to the blog. Set in the late Victorian period, the series of naval adventures are linked closely to real historical events, and sometimes personalities, of the…
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Today my guest is Stephanie Churchill, author of The Scribe’s Daughter and The King’s Daughter. Being first and foremost a lover of history, Stephanie’s writing draws on her knowledge of history even while set in purely fictional places existing only in…
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Shopping is a national obsession in many countries and December is the peak of the frenzy. In a way it’s a sign of the relative wealth of 21stcentury people, but in another it plays to the instincts of acquisition and somewhere in the lizard brain,…
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