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Alison Morton
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Writer of the Roma Nova thriller series
Writer of the Roma Nova thriller series

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In the Roma Nova story, over four hundred Romans loyal to the old gods trekked north out of Italy in AD 395 to a semi-mountainous area similar to modern Slovenia. Led by Apulius and his friend Mitelus at the head of twelve senatorial families, they…

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Yes, it’s official! I am delighted, no, I’m jumping up and down with elation, that my fifth Roma Nova thriller has been awarded the B.R.A.G. Medallion. And it’s up on the IndieBRAG website. This is a prestigious award for indie only books and is a…

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Today, I’m delighted to welcome Ruth Downie back to the Roma Nova writing world. She’s talked before about historic truth and donkey poo, and wrote a poignant account ‘from below’ at the court of Boudica as part of A Year of Ravens. Of course, Roma Novans…

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All writers sneak a look at their reviews – we are that human. Looking at INSURRECTIO’s, I was struck by this one: “Although I enjoyed the first three, IV and V are disappointing; particularly this one. Because they are ‘backstory’, I already knew who did…

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Twenty-first century Roma Nova military train with state of the art weaponry; their firepower and weapon handling are undoubted. But they also train on a ‘volunteer’ basis with a modern carbon steel version of the traditional Pompeii gladius, a short…

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I’m off on my travels again in September to take part in two fantastic events. Historical Novel Society Conference 2-4 September 2016 – Oxford, UK I’m the Indie co-ordinator and deputy publicity officer which I’ve been working at since last year! At the…
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