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.
We are delighted that The HOPE Association will be joining us for the duration of the Festival selling cakes and quiche out in the beautiful garden of La Maison du Pays Charlois – our main festival site. You can find out more about their fundraising work for animal charities in France here http://hopeassoc/org/fr
We love alternative history thrillers – and Alison Morton knows how to write them. Come and meet her at Charroux on Thursday 27th August and find out more about ROMA NOVA and her latest in the series, AURELIA. .
Alison Morton writes Roman-themed alternate history thrillers with strong heroines. A ‘Roman nut’ since age 11, she has clambered over sites throughout Europe including the alma mater, Rome. But it was the mosaics at Ampurias (Spain) that started her wondering what a modern society based on Roman values would be like if run by women…
She has published three novels so far in the Roma Nova series: INCEPTIO, PERFIDITAS and her third book, SUCCESSIO.
Alison Morton écrit les récits à suspense alternatifs Romains-themed d’histoire avec les héroïnes fortes. Depuis l’âge 11, elle a grimpé les emplacements en l’Europe, en Rome, Mais c’était les mosaïques chez Ampurias (Espagne) qui l’a commencée se demander -comme quelle société moderne basée sur les valeurs romaines soyez si elle est organisée par des femmes? Alison a édité trois romans de la série de Roma Nova : INCEPTIO, PERFIDITAS et son troisième livre, SUCCESSIO.