Barbara Erskine attending the Charroux Literary Festival 2017

An historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of over 13 bestselling novels as well as several short story collections that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural. Her novels are published in over 30 languages worldwide.  She will talk about her inspiration and her novels spanning the past 30 years from her debut Lady of Hay to her latest bestseller, Sleeper’s Castle.

For further information about Barbara Erskine www.barbara-erskine.co.uk

Alison Morton returning to the Charroux Literary Festival 2017

Alison Morton, writes the acclaimed Roma Nova thriller series featuring modern Praetorian heroines. She blends her deep love of Roman history with six years’ military service and a life of reading crime, adventure and thriller fiction. All five books have been awarded the BRAG Medallion. SUCCESSIO, AURELIA and INSURRECTIO were selected as Historical Novel Society’s Indie Editor’s Choices.  AURELIA was a finalist in the 2016 HNS Indie Award. The sixth, RETALIO, is due out in April 2017.

A ‘Roman nut’ since age 11, Alison has misspent decades clambering over Roman sites throughout Europe. She holds a MA History, blogs about Romans and writing.

Represented by Blake Friedmann Literary Agency for ancillary rights.

Now she writes, cultivates a Roman herb garden and drinks wine in France with her husband of 30 years.

Connect with Alison at http://alison-morton.com