Alison Morton, ALLi Author Member
LocationEurozone (incl Ireland)
GenresCommercial Fiction, General Fiction, History
SkillsReading/Literary Event, Self-publishing Workshop/Training, Speaking Engagement/Lecture
Writer of Roma Nova alternate history thrillers
Former civil servant, TA officer and translator
Roman 'nut'. Favourite question - "what if?"
Alison Morton's books
INCEPTIO (Roma Nova 1)
New York, present day, alternate reality. Karen Brown, angry and frightened after a kidnap attempt, has a choice - being eliminated by government enforcer Jeffery Renschman or fleeing to mysterious Roma Nova, her dead mother's homeland in Europe.
Founded sixteen centuries ago by Roman exiles and ruled by women, Roma Nova gives Karen safety, at a price, and a ready-made family. Just as she's finding her feet, a shocking discovery about her new lover, special forces officer Conrad Tellus, isolates her. ... [read more]
Military or civilians? The curious anomaly of the German Women's Auxil
Nearly 500,000 young German women served in uniform with the German armed forces in the Second World War yet their history is rarely recalled in Germany and is virtually unknown in the Anglophone world. Recruited into the military against Nazi ideological norms to meet a desperate shortage of manpower, the status of these Wehrmachthelferinnen (armed forces' auxiliaries) remained questionable ... [read more]
PERFIDITAS (Roma Nova 2)
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.
Founded sixteen hundred years ago by Roman dissidents and ruled by women, Roma Nova barely survived a devastating coup d'etat thirty years ago. Carina swears to prevent a repeat and not merely for love of country ... [read more]
SUCCESSIO (Roma Nova 3)
Roma Nova - the last remnant of the Roman Empire that has survived into the 21st century - 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.
She senses danger crawling towards her when she encounters a strangely self-possessed member of the unit hosting their exchange exercise in Britain ... [read more]
The 500 Word Writing Buddy: 25 Inner Secrets For The New Writer
Burning to write your novel? And publish it? But don't know where to start?
This book will reveal how to:
- structure your book
- develop your characters
- introduce conflict
- weave setting and plot together
- edit and prepare your manuscript for publication
You'll learn about:
- mainstream and self-publishing
- marketing and selling your book ... [read more]