A Masked Deception

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Mary Balogh grew up in post-war Wales (UK) in a friendly and hardworking family of Arthur and Mildred Jenkins. Her best friend and partner in all games was her sister Moira, only two years older than Mary. Since childhood, both were dreamers, inventors and passionate readers. The sisters grew up in an atmosphere of love and tenderness, and thanks to their parents they received a good education, although in Britain at that time, education was not considered something necessary for a girl. Becoming a writer has been Mary Balou`s cherished dream since childhood, when she and her sister wrote entire notebooks with invented stories. But work as a teacher, and then family chores took too much time, and only by the time the youngest daughter was six years old, M.B. felt that she had enough time for a hobby! Mary Balou was crazy about Georgetta Heyer`s novels. She felt completely delighted with the immersion in the world, which until then was known to her only from the novels of Jane Austen. And she knew that if she ever began to write, then in her books she would recreate the romantic world of England in the era of the regency. So, A Masked Deception was handwritten at the kitchen table while the family swirled around the writer late in the afternoon. The book was completed three months after the start of work and published in 1985. So the dream came true! For her novel A Masked Deception, Mary Balou immediately won the Romantic Times Best New Writer of the Year award. After that there were many novels and many different awards, and by now Mary Balou is the author of more than fifty novels and a recognized classic of the genre ...

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Mary Balogh grew up in post-war Wales (UK) in a friendly and hardworking family of Arthur and Mildred Jenkins. Her best friend and partner in all games was her sister Moira, only two years older than Mary. Since childhood, both were dreamers, inventors and passionate readers. The sisters grew up in an atmosphere of love and tenderness, and thanks to their parents they received a good education, although in Britain at that time, education was not considered something necessary for a girl. Becoming a writer has been Mary Balou`s cherished dream since childhood, when she and her sister wrote entire notebooks with invented stories. But work as a teacher, and then family chores took too much time, and only by the time the youngest daughter was six years old, M.B. felt that she had enough time for a hobby! Mary Balou was crazy about Georgetta Heyer`s novels. She felt completely delighted with the immersion in the world, which until then was known to her only from the novels of Jane Austen. And she knew that if she ever began to write, then in her books she would recreate the romantic world of England in the era of the regency. So, A Masked Deception was handwritten at the kitchen table while the family swirled around the writer late in the afternoon. The book was completed three months after the start of work and published in 1985. So the dream came true! For her novel A Masked Deception, Mary Balou immediately won the Romantic Times Best New Writer of the Year award. After that there were many novels and many different awards, and by now Mary Balou is the author of more than fifty novels and a recognized classic of the genre ...