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Mary Balogh: Regency Author Extraordinaire

Most writers dream of publishing a best-seller, quitting their day jobs, and basking in the glory of riches, readers, and glowing reviews. Unfortunately, a significant percentage of wannabe authors fall by the wayside when the path to fame becomes littered with rejections and disappointments. 716 more words


Reading old Mary Balogh books

Last night I decided to reread a couple of Mary Balogh’s Signet regencies that I thought I really, really liked: The Trysting Place and The Constant Heart… 456 more words


Mary Balogh: A Precious Jewel

When a writer warns you in the foreward to expect the unexpected. it can make you hesitate to take the plunge.  But trusting Mary Balogh as a solid author, I simply shrugged and dove in to this slim re-release. 649 more words

Book Review

Mary Balogh - A Precious Jewel

Sir Gerald Stapleton first becomes one of Priscilla Wentworth’s regular clients at a high-class brothel. Then he makes her his mistress. There would seem to be no way in which their relationship can develop into a love strong enough to overcome all the social barriers that oppose them. 103 more words