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Rosanne E. Lortz

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Rosanne E. Lortz ("Rose") loves the blend of history, fiction, romance, and mystery. She lives near Portland, Oregon with her husband and four boys. When she's not writing, she teaches Latin and English composition and works as an editor at Madison Street Publishing.

Advance Reading Copies of my newest book are on their way from the printer! I have a limited number of paperback copies to give to US residents who would like to be part of my "street team." All you have to do is agree to post an unbiased review of the book on Amazon and Goodreads during the week of the release (September 1). I will also provide a limited number of ARC e-copies to international... Read more of this blog post »
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I Serve: A Novel of the Bla...

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Road from the West

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Description: This is a preview of the first chapter of Road from the West, my current novel in progress. Set during the First Crusade, the book follows the journey of Tancred, a Norman nobleman determined to reclaim Jerusalem from the Muslims.

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Tanwen has a gift--when she tells stories, magical strands come from her hands and weave the colors of the tale into a beautiful glass picture...which she can then sell to a member of the audience. Tanwen's lifelong ambition has been to become a roya ...more
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In The Penderwicks in Spring, five more years have elapsed. Rosalind is away in college, having abandoned Tommy Geiger, the neighbor boy, for a black-leather-clad poser named Oliver. Teenagers Skye and Jane attract a coterie of male admirers to the h ...more
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In The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, the widower Mr. Penderwick finally begins dating again after his wife’s death five years prior. Mind you, he’s not too keen on the idea, and only agrees to it after his sister Claire insists that he goes on four d ...more
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Lucinda Dear Rosanne,
Thank you for acepting my friendship request here on Goodreads! I am delighted to have won a copy of "Castles, Customs and Kings" and i look forward to discovering more of your work.
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Lucinda x


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