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.

REVIEW of The Queen’s Secret: A Novel of England’s World War II Queen by Karen Harper

[image error]When David abdicated the English throne to be with that woman Wallis Simpson, his stammering brother George VI (Bertie) was thrust onto the royal stage. Bertie rose to the occasion, partnering with Winston Churchill to help win the war against the Germans. But what some might not know is that behind the king of England was a determined and dedicated spouse, a queen who would protect h

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As the youngest daughter of the Duke of Hagenheim, Adela is never allowed to venture outside the castle walls alone. Disguising herself as a serving girl, she sneaks out to the marketplace where she encounters Frederick, the longsuffering stepson of ...more
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Francis A. Schaeffer
“Christian art is the expression of the whole life of the whole person as a Christian. What a Christian portrays in his art is the totality of life. Art is not to be solely a vehicle for some sort of self-conscious evangelism.”
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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.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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