I was delighted to receive this lovely review of Call to Juno from Isobel Blackthorn, author of The Drago Tree. ‘It is refreshing to read of Roman times from a distinctly feminine perspective, one that captures the intimacy of motherhood and domesticity as much as it does the political horrors of war. Storrs maintains narrative control throughout, displaying that necessary… read more
Gillian Polack was kind enough to interview me on History Girls blog about my role as programme director for the Historical Novel Society Australasia Conference which is being held on 8-10 September 2017 in Melbourne. Over 60 speakers, 20 panels, 10 workshops and an academic programme. Not to mention a short story contest with a prize of $500!
I was delighted to be interviewed on the Historical Novel Society Australasia blog. I can’t wait until the HNSA 2017 Conference on 8-10 September. Read about a few of my favourite things here.
Here’s a chance to win books from 45+ historical novelists. Plus the grand prize of a Kindle Fire. Take a look at these great novels from Stephanie Dray, Margaret George, Laura Kamoie Eowyn Ilvie, Patrick Craig, Amy Harmon, Fiona Davis, Marion Kummerow and many more! The Wedding Shroud is also on offer:) So hurry and enter here. Offer ends 27… read more
It’s a trifecta! All three books in the Tales of Ancient Rome series are in audio format now that Lake Union has released Call to Juno as an audio book. It’s free with a trial of Audible or you can buy the CD or MP3 version. Many thanks again to talented narrator, Christina Traister who has brought my characters to… read more
Lake Union has released The Golden Dice as an audio book. It’s free with a trial of Audible or you can buy the CD or MP3 version. Many thanks to talented narrator, Christina Traister who has continued to bring my characters to life!
Lake Union has released The Wedding Shroud as an audio book. It’s free with a trial of Audible or you can buy the CD or MP3 version. Many thanks to talented narrator, Christina Traister. So delighted to finally hear my words spoken aloud for readers!
“Call to Juno is an impeccably researched, page-turner that richly imagines the ancient world, weaving the actions of the gods and the multiple viewpoints of its characters into a seamless narrative.” Elizabeth Jane Corbett has kindly given Call to Juno a wonderful review. It’s especially important to me because she reviewed The Wedding Shroud for the Historical Novels Review back… read more
“Set in the 4th century BCE, this gorgeously-written, masterful blend of fact and fiction exposes the raw passions, betrayals and victories of three strong women as they navigate politics and corruption in an ancient world at war.” Leona Rinaldi from Chanticleer Book Reviews has given The Golden Dice a stellar review in a follow up to the book’s success as… read more
“The history and culture of these ancient peoples are presented in exquisite detail, from the finer aspects of religious belief to politics, art, and the mechanisms of warfare.” Sarah Johnson from Reading the Past lit blog has given Call to Juno a terrific review. It’s wonderful that she has reviewed all three books in the saga as she has followed… read more