Rosanne Frances Lipps was born on July 20, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She married David F. Kohake, and had three children: Beth, David Jr., and Claire. They lived in the western part of Hamilton County, they have rebuilt the two-story house on thirty acres that they bought because the price was good. She had writing since her childhood, and as country housewife and mother of three, she obtained time to write romance novels.
As Rosanne Kohake published only three historical romances from 1984 to 1985 by Avon Books. Her novels were placed in different moments of the United States of America's history, published Her first novel, For Honor's Lady, was placed in the American Revolution, her second novel, Chastity Morrow, in the American West, and her last novel, Ambrosia, in the Civil War. Her novels have been translated into other languages, and her debut novel, For Honor's Lady, has been selected as one of the All-Time Favorites & Classics by the Romantic Times Magazine.
Rosie passed away March 7, 2012 in her native Cincinnati.