Quotes by Mary Balogh

"I can be hurt, she said, only by people I respect."
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"One day you will learn that love does not always betray you."
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"She was not sorry. And if it was the wine telling her that, then she would tell the wine the same thing tomorrow. She was not sorry."
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"Nothing is permanently perfect. But there are perfect moments and the will to choose what will bring about more perfect moments."
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"Love does not last forever, then?"
"He asked me the same thing this morning," she said. "No, it does not - not love that has been betrayed. One realizes that one has loved a mirage, someone who never really existed. Not that love dies immediately or soon, even then. But it does die and cannot be revived."
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Books by Mary Balogh

  • Sense and Sensibility
  • 983 ratings
  • July 1st 2008 by Penguin Group (USA)

    (first published October 30th 1811)

  • Red Rose
  • 961 ratings
  • March 4th 1986 by Signet
  • A Masked Deception
  • 944 ratings
  • July 1st 1999 by Severn House Publishers

    (first published February 5th 1985)

Mary Balogh
  • Mary Balogh

  • Date of birth: March 24, 1944
  • Born: in Swansea, Wales, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: Mary Jenkins was born in 1944 in Swansea, Wales, UK. After graduating from university, moved to Saskatchewan, Canada, to teach high school English, on a two-year teaching contract in 1967. She married her Canadian husband, Robert Balogh, and had three children, Jacqueline, Christopher and Sian. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, music and knitting. She also enjoys watching tennis and curling.

    Mary Balogh started writing in the evenings as a hobby. Her first book, a Regency love story, was published in 1985 as A Masked Deception under her married name. In 1988, she retired from teaching after 20 years to pursue her dream to write full-time. She has written more than seventy novels and almost thirty novellas since then, including the New York Times bestselling 'Slightly' sextet and 'Simply' quartet. She has won numerous awards, including Bestselling Historical of the Year from the Borders Group, and her novel Simply Magic was a finalist in the Quill Awards. She has won seven Waldenbooks Awards and two B. Dalton Awards for her bestselling novels, as well as a Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award.

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