Quick answer: Own up to it. Here's an email conversation I had with a reader who wanted an explanation for something she noticed: Hi Vicky, I started reading this novel and I am really starting to enjoy it. I noticed that since this is a piece during the Roman period all the references to the gods are Roman, however on page 13 chapter three Lucia mentions Poseidon the earth … [Read more...] about What to Do When A Reader Catches an Error
Boudica, the ancient British queen who led a rebellion that almost stopped Rome in its tracks, lives in the pages of A Year of Ravens as seen through the eyes of her daughters, her warriors, her enemies and her priests. I am so excited and honored to be a part of this fascinating project, along with authors Ruth Downie, Stephanie Dray, Eliza Knight, Kate Quinn, SJA Turney, and … [Read more...] about It’s Here! A YEAR OF RAVENS: A NOVEL OF BOUDICA’S REBELLION
A Year of Ravens: a Novel of Boudica's Rebellion When I was invited to be a part of the team writing a novel about Boudica and her rebellion against Rome, I was all, YES PLEASE! Because who doesn't love the tragic story of a warrior queen who's had enough of Roman brutality and expresses it via an epic rampage that almost destroys the indestructible? It's the whole David and … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for Boudica Book! Pre-Order Now
After the success of A Day of Fire, a number of us ancient-history-lovers--Ruth Downie, Stephanie Dray, E. Knight, Kate Quinn, SJA Turney, Russell Whitfield and I--decided to work together on a new collaborative novel. We are proud to bring you: A Year of Ravens: A Novel of Boudicca Britannia: land of mist and magic clinging to the western edge of the Roman Empire. A … [Read more...] about Announcing A New Collaborative Novel!
Meet Sisyphish, named after that ancient Greek rock star, Sisyphus. Pretty boy lived two years (which is about standard, I've learned. Don't judge.) Sadly, he recently went belly up. Which meant it was time for another Roman funeral. (You can see the first one, here.) Unlike our first ancient Roman fish funeral for Aeneas (may he rest in peace), this time, we had a procession … [Read more...] about Pictorial: Another Roman Funeral for Yet Another Roman Fish