Rosanne E. Lortz
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.
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March 3rd This morning had a vastly unpleasant interview with my Father. Last night, Mr. Ancaster, who is the indescreetest young man alive, was seized suddenly while riding home along the shore with the desire to say good night to me. He climbed the wall, the postern gate being locked…
The youngest of five brothers, Alfred was an unlikely candidate to ever become king of Wessex. But when the Danish invaders kept leaving Wessex without a ruler, he assumed the crown at 22 years of age. That year, 871, was also the first year where he won a pitched battle,…
Some years I just throw them out--and then feel guilty for doing that--but this year I hung up a string across our living room to hold all the lovely Christmas cards we received from family and friends. And then, a few days ago, I added a second string because the…