Being able to immerse
the reader in the story is the mark
of a truly gifted author. I’d have
to say that Nancy Pirri qualifies!
I can’t wait to read more from her!
Tracy Atencio, Heartstrings


Nancy Schumacher is the owner-publisher of Melange Books, LLC, writing under the pseudonym, Nancy Pirri. Nancy has been a member of Romance Writers of America and her local chapter, Midwest Fiction Writers, for nine years. She is also one of the founders of a second Minnesota RWA chapter, Northern Lights Writers (NLW).

Nancy's debut historical romance, THE MACAULAY BRIDE, set in late 19th century Scotland, was published in 2003. The debut book received several contest wins and received a TOP PICK award from Romantic Times publication in Oct. 2004. A new revised edition will be available soon. She has written five full-length novels, and many stories included in anthologies with Melange Books, LLC. Her last story, To Love a Music Master appeared in the recently released anthology, Christmas Collectibles.

January 1, 2011, Nancy opened her new digital and print on demand house, Melange Books, LLC,  In January, 2012, Melange’s new young adult imprint was created, Fire and Ice for Young Adults, and may be found at Coming soon, Melange’s new highly romantic imprint, Satin Romance, will be open for submissions at