20th century Roma Nova – powered by the Roman mindset, ruled by women
Aurelia Mitela is courageous, loyal and passionate, but the shadow of her life-long nemesis Caius Tellus hovers over her. Whether as Praetorian soldier, spy, diplomat or imperial councillor, Aurelia must keep him at bay personally and professionally. But Caius stalks her, intent on destroying her personal strength which stands between him and ultimate power in Roma Nova. And if her unorthodox lover or her child can be used against her, he will not hesitate.
A thousand pages of courage, passion and resistance
“What if the Roman Empire hadn't fallen? Alison Morton handles this intriguing premise with her customary panache in AURELIA.” - Ruth Downie
Retrained as an undercover agent in the late 1960s, ex-Praetorian officer Aurelia Mitela is sent to Berlin to investigate silver smuggling, but barely escapes a near-lethal trap. When Aurelia is closing in on her lifelong nemesis, Caius Tellus, he strikes at her most vulnerable point – her young daughter.
“INSURRECTIO - a taut, fast-paced thriller and I enjoyed it enormously. Rome, guns and rebellion. Darkly gripping stuff.” – Conn Iggulden
Roma Nova in the early 1980s. Imperial councillor Aurelia is frustrated by a ruler is afraid to rule, old laws choking reform and a nationalist movement surging under a charismatic leader who wants to destroy Aurelia on his way to power.
Horrified when her daughter is brutally attacked in a riot, Aurelia rallies resistance to the growing fear and instability. But is it too late to save Roma Nova from meltdown and herself from death at the hand of her lifelong enemy?
“A classic tale of resistance and resilience – the only regret is when the action stops.” – Douglas Jackson
Recovering from a near fatal shooting, Aurelia chafes at her enforced exile. Her duty and passion fire her determination to take back her homeland and liberate its people despite her lover Miklós's desire to protect her. Will she ever see her beloved Roma Nova again?
Plus a bonus ‘Silvia’s Story’ which follows RETALIO
Roman fiction brought up to the 20th century, these stories guarantee noble ideals, passionate love, desperate choices, sacrifice, constant twists and turns and snappy dialogue with a dash of humour in a timeline not so different from our own...