Rosanne E. Lortz

About me

Rosanne E. Lortz “Rose” is a medieval enthusiast, a book addict, a mom to three boys, and a native of Portland, Oregon. She worked as a high school teacher for several years teaching classes in English, history, literature, and music.

Fose’s first book, I Serve: A Novel of the Black Prince, is a historical adventure/romance set during the Hundred Years’ War. Her second book, Road from the West: Book I of the Chronicles of Tancred, begins a trilogy set during the First Crusade. She is currently at work writing the next two volumes in the trilogy.

In 2011, Rose and her husband David Spears founded Madison Street Publishing, a company designed to help unknown authors find their niche in the changing world of publishing. MSP specializes in historical fiction although they also publish works in other genres.

From my website

Upcoming Blog Tour for To Wed an Heiress

Excited to announce that To Wed an Heiress will be doing a mini-blog tour in May with Amy Bruno from Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours. And in other news...the ARCs arrived today. Time to get my proofreading on. I'm shooting for an April 30 release date.

To Wed an Heiress - Goodreads Giveaway!

Just popping in to let everyone know that I have a new release, hopefully ready at the end of this month! It's a novel of romantic suspense set during the Regency era loosely based on the characters of the Norman Conquest.There's a Goodreads Giveaway up for it (link down below),…

A New Historical Fiction Award - In Honor of M.M. Bennetts

M.m. Bennetts was an important piece of the historical fiction community on-line, both in the English Historical Fiction Authors group and the Historical Novel Society. When she passed away in August, it left an obvious hole--we missed the jokes about cakey, the scathing indictments of Napoleon, the warmhearted wit, and…

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