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Mary Balogh was born in Swansea, Wales on March 24, 1944. She received a B.A. with honors from the University of Wales in 1965. From 1967 to 1988, she taught high school English in Saskatchewan, Canada, becoming principal of the school in 1982. Her first novel, A Masked Deception, was published in 1985 and she won the Romantic Times Award for best new Regency writer. Since then, she has written more than 60 novels and has received a lifetime achievement award for her work in the genre of historical romance. Her works include The Wood Nymph, Christmas Promise, The Plumed Bonnet, Famous Heroine, A Matter of Class, No Man's Mistress, More than a Mistress, One Night for Love, and Only a Kiss. Her title's Someone to Hold and Someone to Care made The New York Times Bestseller List. (Bowker Author Biography) Mary Balogh grew up in Wales. She later came to Canada to teach & there she began a second career as an author. (Publisher Provided)
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Slightly Dangerous 1,203 copies, 33 reviews
Slightly Married 1,086 copies, 35 reviews
Slightly Scandalous 1,013 copies, 21 reviews
Slightly Wicked 967 copies, 22 reviews
A Summer to Remember 957 copies, 21 reviews
Slightly Tempted 913 copies, 22 reviews
Slightly Sinful 913 copies, 22 reviews
First Comes Marriage 910 copies, 35 reviews
Simply Love 862 copies, 24 reviews
Simply Unforgettable 855 copies, 24 reviews
Then Comes Seduction 807 copies, 24 reviews
At Last Comes Love 798 copies, 18 reviews
More than a Mistress 757 copies, 14 reviews
Simply Magic 753 copies, 21 reviews
The Secret Pearl 731 copies, 22 reviews
Simply Perfect 683 copies, 22 reviews
One Night for Love 682 copies, 21 reviews
Seducing an Angel 679 copies, 17 reviews
A Secret Affair 632 copies, 27 reviews
No Man's Mistress 612 copies, 12 reviews
The Proposal 596 copies, 59 reviews
The Gilded Web 572 copies, 10 reviews
The Ideal Wife 571 copies, 12 reviews
A Matter of Class 540 copies, 34 reviews
The Arrangement 500 copies, 50 reviews
Irresistible 480 copies, 16 reviews
The Devil's Web 463 copies, 17 reviews
Web of Love 448 copies, 7 reviews
The Secret Mistress 428 copies, 23 reviews
A Precious Jewel 416 copies, 13 reviews
The Escape 392 copies, 39 reviews
A Christmas Promise 366 copies, 12 reviews
Someone to Love 350 copies, 28 reviews
Only Enchanting 343 copies, 14 reviews
Under the Mistletoe 339 copies, 10 reviews
It Happened One Night [Anthology 4-in-1] (Contributor) 336 copies, 5 reviews
Silent Melody 326 copies, 9 reviews
Heartless 317 copies, 11 reviews
Indiscreet 309 copies, 11 reviews
Only a Promise 294 copies, 15 reviews
Only a Kiss 288 copies, 17 reviews
Someone to Wed 262 copies, 18 reviews
Only Beloved 256 copies, 15 reviews
The Heart of Christmas (Contributor) 230 copies, 13 reviews
Unforgiven 230 copies, 8 reviews
Someone to Hold 230 copies, 18 reviews
It Happened One Season (Contributor) 226 copies, 8 reviews
Lord Carew's Bride 221 copies, 5 reviews
Someone to Care 213 copies, 19 reviews
Someone to Trust 202 copies, 14 reviews
Someone to Honor 198 copies, 14 reviews
The Temporary Wife 194 copies, 8 reviews
Longing 190 copies, 5 reviews
Truly 180 copies, 4 reviews
Dancing with Clara 169 copies, 6 reviews
Lady with a Black Umbrella 166 copies, 8 reviews
The Famous Heroine 161 copies, 3 reviews
Thief of Dreams 159 copies, 3 reviews
Beyond the Sunrise 155 copies, 4 reviews
Tangled 154 copies, 2 reviews
The Plumed Bonnet 151 copies, 2 reviews
An Unlikely Duchess 148 copies, 5 reviews
The Obedient Bride 145 copies, 6 reviews
A Christmas Bride 144 copies, 4 reviews
Bespelling Jane Austen [Anthology 4-in-1] (Contributor) 142 copies, 6 reviews
Someone to Remember 140 copies, 11 reviews
Someone to Romance 139 copies, 12 reviews
The Last Waltz 137 copies, 2 reviews
The Notorious Rake 136 copies, 8 reviews
Dark Angel 136 copies, 4 reviews
The First Snowdrop 129 copies, 3 reviews
A Masked Deception 129 copies, 3 reviews
Tempting Harriet 128 copies, 4 reviews
An Unacceptable Offer 128 copies, 2 reviews
A Chance Encounter 125 copies, 2 reviews
Snow Angel 123 copies, 4 reviews
The Double Wager 123 copies, 4 reviews
The Incurable Matchmaker 121 copies, 5 reviews
The Ungrateful Governess 121 copies, 5 reviews
Love's Legacy [Anthology 11-in-1] (Contributor) 118 copies
A Counterfeit Betrothal 117 copies, 5 reviews
Christmas Keepsakes (Contributor) 110 copies
A Certain Magic 108 copies, 1 review
Christmas Belle 108 copies
Courting Julia 108 copies, 3 reviews
Daring Masquerade 107 copies, 2 reviews
Red Rose 105 copies, 3 reviews
The Trysting Place 102 copies, 3 reviews
Someone to Cherish 102 copies, 7 reviews
A Promise of Spring 101 copies, 4 reviews
Deceived 98 copies, 2 reviews
Secrets of the Heart 97 copies, 1 review
Christmas Beau 96 copies, 2 reviews
Rakes and Rogues (5-in-1) (Contributor) 94 copies
The Suitor 92 copies, 2 reviews
The Wood Nymph (Author) 88 copies, 5 reviews
Someone Perfect 88 copies, 11 reviews
A Gift of Daisies 84 copies, 2 reviews
Gentle Conquest 82 copies, 1 review
The Constant Heart 79 copies, 1 review
A Regency Valentine II (5-in-1) (Contributor) 78 copies, 2 reviews
Captured Hearts (5-in-1) (Contributor) 65 copies, 2 reviews
Blossoms [5-in-1 anthology] (Contributor) 64 copies, 2 reviews
Dashing & Dangerous (5-in-1) (Contributor) 63 copies
Full Moon Magic (5-in-1) (Contributor) 63 copies, 1 review
Moonlight Lovers: Five Love Stories to Enchant You (Contributor) 60 copies, 1 review
A Regency Valentine 1 (5-in-1) (Contributor) 60 copies, 3 reviews
Once Upon a Dream (Anthology 2-in-1) (Contributor) 56 copies, 2 reviews
Angel Christmas [5-in-1 anthology] (Contributor) 56 copies, 1 review
Tokens of Love (5-in-1) (Contributor) 53 copies, 1 review
Now a Bride 51 copies, 5 reviews
Remember Love 44 copies, 7 reviews
A Regency Summer (5-in-1) (Contributor) 39 copies
Second Chances [4 in 1 anthology] (Author) 13 copies, 1 review
The Betrothal (Anthology 3-in-1) (Contributor) 5 copies
Playing House 3 copies
Spellbound 2 copies
Seducir a un ángel 1 copy, 1 review
Un romance irresistible 1 copy, 1 review
Un romance inoportuno 1 copy, 1 review
Sedúceme 1 copy, 1 review
My Lady Weihnachtsband '94 (Contributor) 1 copy
Only Love 1 copy
Sense and Sensibility (Afterword, some editions) 34,187 copies, 480 reviews
The Talisman Ring (Foreword, some editions) 1,479 copies, 45 reviews
All This, and Heaven Too (Foreword, some editions) 199 copies, 3 reviews
The Weaver Takes a Wife (Foreword, some editions; Preface, some editions) 88 copies, 10 reviews

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