“In the best historical fiction, clashes of civilization are humanized to show the true extent of the tragedy. Call to Juno, The Golden Dice, and The Wedding Shroud are in that category of the best.” Many thanks to Susan Coventry for her generous review on Reading World Litblog. It’s much appreciated. Read Susan’s review here. Read more reviews here.
“This is historical fiction at its best…” Folly Gleeson of Newtown Review of Books has given Call to Juno a wonderful review – many thanks to Folly as well as Linda Funnell and Jean Bedford for their support! Read Folly’s review here. Read more reviews here.
The Tales of Ancient Rome Saga – a labour of love Call to Juno has finally been released! The launch of the third book in the Tales of Ancient Rome Saga marks a labour of love that started over fifteen years ago when I conceived the idea of a love story between the Roman treaty bride, Caecilia, to an enemy… read more
Many thanks to Maria Grazia Spila for her generous review of Call to Juno on Fly High blog. “One of the best trilogies set in the past I’ve ever read.” Wow! You can read the review here. Read more reviews here.
“Call to Juno is a book for long, delicious savoring.” Judith Starkston, author of Hand of Fire. Many thanks to Judith for this wonderful review. As she is a fellow lover of the ancient world, I’m delighted that she enjoyed the book. Read Judith’s full review here. Read more reviews of Call to Juno here.
In the lead up to the release of Call to Juno on 19 April, Tony Riches has been kind enough to feature a guest post from me on The Writing Desk about the Tales of Ancient Rome saga. Many thanks, Tony! Read the interview here.
Lake Union will be releasing Call to Juno on 19 April 2016. In anticipation, they are offering 20 copies of each book on Goodreads. Click the link to sign up for your chance to win Call to Juno!
Super excited to say that Call to Juno, the third book in the Tales of Ancient Rome series, is now available for pre-order on Amazon in both digital and print editions. The paperback can also be pre-ordered through Book Depository. The book will be released on 19 April 2016. Many thanks to the Lake Union team!
The Golden Dice has been named as a first place category winner for Classical Era historical fiction in the Chaucer Awards division of the Chanticleer International Blue Ribbon Awards. Cross fingers that it might win the grand prize!
My journey continues. The Wedding Shroud : A Tale of Ancient Rome was first published in Australia by Murdoch Books. I self published it and the sequel, The Golden Dice, internationally soon after. The indie experience was amazing but now Lake Union has re-released both books to a new audience today with editorial changes. Many thanks to Jodi, Gabe and… read more