Excerpt from Double Pursuit

Mel turned over in the bed trying to find a cool spot. Even the thin cotton sheet felt hot and heavy. Her skin was damp with light sweat; everywhere, especially in her groin and under her breasts. Rome in a heatwave was purgatory. Not so much the temperature – she’d experienced over 40°C every day […]

Double authors turn to crime

Off on tour! Well, a virtual one. And it’s a double one shared with renowned historical fiction writer, Helen Hollick!

So far, so normal… Or is it?

The backstory

You know me as the author of the Roma Nova thrillers featuring heroines Carina and Aurelia in four books each. Basically, what if an Ancient […]

Double Identity launches!

Today’s the day! Although I’ve launched nine fiction books before, all in the Roma Nova thriller series, this tenth one feels different.

I know the world of Roma Nova inside out (and there’s another book in draft), but the new Mélisende series is set in the real world. Well, as real world as any fictional […]