"One minute we’re colleagues – the next, she’s splitting me open with a knife."
Carina Mitela of the 21st century Praetorian Guard is in trouble. Falsely incriminated in a conspiracy, she must choose between being a great criminal or a great counterspy, and between two men. And can she save her beloved Roma Nova and her own life at the same time?
Proscribed and operating illegally, separated from her family and children, Carina risks being terminated by both security services and conspirators. Seeking help from a friend immersed in the world of crime could wreck her marriage to the enigmatic Conrad. As an intelligence agent, she's no mean detective, but betrayal mounts on betrayal.
Set in Roma Nova, the last Roman outpost in 21st century Europe, this part conspiracy thriller, part military fiction, part a story of love and personal betrayal is Roman fiction brought up to the 21st century. And a strong female protagonist with heart and courage leads the action.
"Sassy, intriguing, page-turning" – Simon Scarrow
– B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree
– finalist in 2014 Writing Magazine Self-Published Book of the Year