Laura Frantz Books, Historical Fiction, History, Scotland, Uncategorized

A few final comments from my editorial team as this novel of my heart – The Rose & the Thistle – went to print. Hopefully you’ll be saying the same when it’s in your hands! Not too much longer now… Happy reading!

Novel news!

Laura Frantz Books, Foreign editions, Heroes and Heroines, Historical Fiction, Novel News, Reading, Scotland

I am always so pleased & surprised when my novels are translated for foreign language editions. Today I received three pieces of good news from my publisher. First, a backlist book – Courting Morrow Little – is being translated into Slovakian. Thanks to author friend, Grace Hitchcock, for the lovely photo! Also, my upcoming Scottish release – The Rose & the …

Preorder sale ~ The Rose & the Thistle!

Laura Frantz Book Covers, Historical Fiction, History, Novel News, Reading Friends, Scotland, Uncategorized

There’s no better buy than books from Baker Book House! They’re having a preorder sale right now for 40% off & free shipping. Since they’re tied to my publisher, they get the freshly printed books straight from the warehouse so are usually first to ship, often ahead of the January 3rd, 2023 release date. I’m signing some beautiful, custom bookplates …

The Rose & the Thistle cover reveal!

Laura Frantz Book Covers, Books, Heroes and Heroines, Historical Fiction, History, Scotland, Uncategorized, Writing News

This past spring my publisher, Revell, gave me the delightful but very challenging choice of picking from two different designs. A first for all the novels I’ve written. Usually I have just one cover to admire, not two! There were elements of each cover that I loved as both are very striking and fit the story well.  That said, I …

Cover Reveal Week

Laura Frantz Authors, Book Covers, Books, Scotland, Uncategorized, Writing News

  Happy summer solstice today! Despite that, it feels a little like Christmas – a bookish Christmas – when cover reveal time rolls around on the publishing timetable. Some real beauties are appearing all over in every genre though I’m most excited about historical fiction. I’m especially excited to share my second Scottish cover. Revell’s art team really captured the …