The Senator's Darkest Days

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Pub Date 27 Mar 2020 | Archive Date 26 Mar 2020
John Hunt Publishing Ltd, https://www.johnhuntpublishing.com/tophat-books/

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40AD and despite the threat of bloodshed, Senator Vivius Marcianus travels to Jerusalem to investigate the delay in erecting the Emperor's statue in the temple. Failure is not an option. When Vivius is wounded and imprisoned, it is left to Dorio to rescue his heavily pregnant sister and her children and set about proving Vivius's innocence.

The thrilling sequel to The Senator's Assignment

40AD and despite the threat of bloodshed, Senator Vivius Marcianus travels to Jerusalem to investigate the delay in erecting the Emperor's statue in the temple. Failure is not an option. When Vivius...


A Note From the Publisher

Joan Histon has a background as a professional counsellor. She began her writing career as a ghost writer when two clients expressed an interest in telling their own dramatic stories. After the publication of Thy Will be Done... Eventually! and Tears in the Dark, she was commissioned to write the true story of 'The Shop on Pilgrim Street'. Having also published short stories in several national magazines, Joan's debut novel, The Senator's Assignment, was published by Top Hat Books in 2018. The sequel, The Senator's Darkest Days, will be released in early 2020. As well as writing, Joan is a Methodist local preacher, a gifted story-teller, spiritual director, mother and a reluctant gardener. She lives in Hexham, Northumberland with her husband, Colin.

Joan Histon has a background as a professional counsellor. She began her writing career as a ghost writer when two clients expressed an interest in telling their own dramatic stories. After the...


Advance Praise

Mark Seaman, broadcaster, playwright and author

Joan Histon has created another engaging page-turner as she revisits the ruthless and often brutal political world of ancient Rome in her sequel to The Senator's Assignment. Once more her attention to detail and ability to craft a tale of conspiracy and intrigue against this seditious period in world history are perfectly aligned in this gripping thriller.

 Mark Finnie, Director at Biblica  

Joan is an innovative writer and moving story-teller. Over 250 writers and published authors have been part of the Lakes Writers' Retreat and Joan's writing always enamours the other writers' as she draws in readers to carefully crafted scenes with believable characters and intriguing plots.

Andrew J Chamberlain, writer and Presenter of The Creative Writer's Toolbelt Podcast

The Senator's Darkest Days is a captivating and compelling thriller. The author weaves her story with well-imagined descriptions of the people and places of the time immersing us in the politics and intrigues of Caligula's Roman Empire

Mark Seaman, broadcaster, playwright and author

Joan Histon has created another engaging page-turner as she revisits the ruthless and often brutal political world of ancient Rome in her sequel to The...


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