Power. Betrayal. Nemesis
Meet Carina Mitela, 21st century Praetorian in Roma Nova, as she challenges all three.
Transformation, deception, rebels, vengeance takers, comradeship and an epic love story are waiting for you in these three adventures set in a new Rome founded sixteen hundred years ago by Roman dissidents, and ruled by women.
Nearly a thousand pages of action adventure and alternative historical thrills in three books
INCEPTIO – the beginning
Terrified after a kidnap attempt, New Yorker Karen Brown, has a harsh choice - being eliminated by EUS government enforcer Renschman or fleeing to mysterious Roma Nova, her dead mother's homeland in Europe. Founded sixteen hundred years ago by Roman exiles and ruled by women, Roma Nova gives Karen safety, at a price, but the enforcer, Renschman, pursues her and sets a trap knowing she has no choice but to spring it...
B.R.A.G. Medallion, finalist, 2013 International Rubery Book Award
“Grips like a vice – a writer to watch out for.”– Adrian Magson, author of the Harry Tate spy thrillers
PERFIDITAS – betrayal
Captain Carina Mitela of the Praetorian Guard Special Forces is in trouble – one colleague has tried to kill her and another has set a trap to incriminate her in a conspiracy to topple the government of Roma Nova.
Seeking help from a not quite legal old friend could wreck her marriage to the enigmatic Conrad. Once proscribed and operating illegally, she risks being terminated by both security services and conspirators. As she struggles to overcome the desperate odds and save her beloved Roma Nova and her own life, she faces the ultimate betrayal…
B.R.A.G. Medallion, finalist, 2014 Writing Magazine Self-Published Book of the Year;
“Alison Morton has built a fascinating, exotic world! Carina’s a bright, sassy detective with a winning dry sense of humour.” – Simon Scarrow, author of the Eagle (Macro and Cato) series
SUCCESSIO – the next generation
Roma Nova is at peace. Carina Mitela, the heir of a leading family, but choosing the life of an officer in the Praetorian Guard Special Forces, is not so sure. When a blackmailing letter arrives from a woman claiming to be her husband Conrad’s lost daughter and Conrad tries to shut Carina out, she senses danger crawling towards her.
Trying to resolve a young man’s indiscretion twenty-five years ago turns into a nightmare that attacks the imperial family itself. With her enemy holding a gun to the head of the heir to the imperial throne, Carina has to make the hardest decision of her life…
B.R.A.G. Medallion, Historical Novel Society’s indie Editor’s Choice Autumn 2014, Editor’s choice, The Bookseller’s inaugural Indie Preview, December 2014, longlisted for the 2015 HNS Indie prize
“I thoroughly enjoyed this classy thriller, the third in Morton’s epic series set in Roma Nova.” – Caroline Sanderson in The Bookseller