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

To Wed an Heiress - Now Available!

The day has come! To Wed an Heiress is now available in paperback and Kindle. Thanks for all the support from everyone over the past couple years as I've worked on this book. I had two children back when I started--now I have four.After the Middle Ages, the Regency era…

Historical Fiction Readers Survey - by M.K. Tod

I wanted to let everyone know about a historical fiction readers survey put out by M.K. Tod. I participated in this last year (and trying to remember, but also possibly the year before that?). It's a fun way to discover readers' preferences, habits and attitudes about historical fiction and you…

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.

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