Anticipating Matilda – Mary Balogh’s next heroine

When I read Mary Balogh’s Only Beloved, the seventh and final book in Mary Balogh’s Survivor’s Club series which took as its heroine Dora Debbins,  a thirty-nine-year-old spinster, who had “lost all hope of marriage,” I thought good on Balogh, venturing into rather virgin territory where women of a certain age, cherished within their family, unexpectedly find beloved themselves.  But it seems Mary Balogh has a few more tricks up her sleeve and now I’m “Anticipating Matilda.” […]