CATHY MAXWELL SERIES:

His Secret Mistress

His Secret Mistress

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

At the Logical Men's Society—an exclusive bachelor's club—brandy flows like water, bawdy stories abound, and a gentleman tempted to marry is always persuaded to reconsider . . .Brandon Balfour made the mistake of trusting his heart to the exquisite, strong-willed actress, Kate Addison, with whom he shared one intimate night before fate intervened. Now a decade later, Brandon is a leading member of the Logical Men's Society—for no woman since Kate has managed to captivate him.To Kate, the memory of that night still burns strongly, because it was followed by a stunning betrayal. A chance encounter may have brought Brandon back into her life, but that doesn't mean Kate will ever forgive him. She's vowed to make him pay—even as she realizes the promises of the young love they once shared are still etched upon her heart . . . Loving her exiled him. Trusting him ruined her. And now, a clash of passions threatens everything...
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The Duke That I Marry: A Spinster Heiresses Novel

The Duke That I Marry: A Spinster Heiresses Novel

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as “the Spinster Heiresses” . . . Is it wrong for a woman to want more? Not if she is a Spinster Heiress. They do not settle. Any young miss would be very lucky to find herself promised to a man like the Duke of Camberly. However, Miss Willa Reverly has watched her friends marry for love. Camberly may be the prize of the season, but she will not be “sold” to any man. She wants his devotion or she wants nothing at all. When is a Marriage of Convenience inconvenient? Newly named to the ducal title, Matthew Addison is determined to discover the secrets behind Mayfield, the bankrupt estate he has inherited. He doesn’t have time to coddle a headstrong heiress who is determined to ditch him over something as silly as “love.” Little does he know that his questions will place her in jeopardy. Now he must do what he must to save them both. Could it be that in running from danger they might be racing headlong into a truly unexpected fate: falling in love?
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The Duke That I Marry

The Duke That I Marry

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . .Is it wrong for a woman to want more?Not if she is a Spinster Heiress. They do not settle. Any young miss would be very lucky to find herself promised to a man like the Duke of Camberly. However, Miss Willa Reverly has watched her friends marry for love. Camberly may be the prize of the season, but she will not be "sold" to any man. She wants his devotion or she wants nothing at all.When is a Marriage of Convenience inconvenient?Newly named to the ducal title, Matthew Addison is determined to discover the secrets behind Mayfield, the bankrupt estate he has inherited. He doesn't have time to coddle a headstrong heiress who is determined to ditch him over something as silly as "love." Little does he know that his questions will place her in jeopardy. Now he must do what he must to... *Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses"... Is it wrong for a woman to want more?* Not if she is a Spinster Heiress. They do not settle. Any young miss would be very lucky to find herself promised to a man like the Duke of Camberly. However, Miss Willa Reverly has watched her friends marry for love. Camberly may be the prize of the season, but she will not be "sold" to any man. She wants his devotion or she wants nothing at all. *When is a Marriage of Convenience inconvenient?* Newly named to the ducal title, Matthew Addison is determined to discover the secrets behind Mayfield, the bankrupt estate he has inherited. He doesn't have time to coddle a headstrong heiress who is determined to ditch him over something as silly as "love." Little does he know that his questions will place her in jeopardy. Now he must do what he must to save them both. *Could it be that in running from danger they might be racing headlong into a truly unexpected fate: falling in love?*
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If Ever I Should Love You

If Ever I Should Love You

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

Once upon a time there were three young ladies, who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . . He's inherited a title, but not a penny to speak of, so the Earl of Rochdale knows he must find a wife—preferably one tolerably pretty and good-tempered, but definitely wealthy, and who will exchange her fortune for his family name.His choice: Leonie Charnock, one of the season's "Spinster Heiresses." Years before, the earl had saved the dark-eyed beauty's reputation and she is still breathtakingly lovely, leading Rochdale to hope that their marriage will be more than in name only.However, Leonie doesn't want to be anyone's wife. Nearly destroyed by the secrets in her past, Leonie agrees to their union with one condition: there will be a wedding but no bedding. But it's a condition the new Countess Rochdale isn't sure even she can keep. . .
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The Fairest of Them All

The Fairest of Them All

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

In New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell's glittering new series, wedding bells are ringing...but which Whitridge twin is the right groom?The penniless orphan of a disreputable earl, Lady Charlene Blanchard thrives on the adventure of picking the pockets of unsavory gentlemen to survive. But due to her extraordinary beauty and prized bloodlines, she is hand-chosen as a potential bride for the Duke of Baynton, who is on the hunt for a suitable wife to provide heirs. All Char has to do is act the part she was born to play and charm a duke she's never laid eyes on into proposing. Except the duke turns out to be the tall, dark and sexy stranger who just caught her red-handed as a thief! Or is he? Jack Whitridge is the duke's twin who had "gone missing" over ten years ago. Now back in England, he knows that the supposed Lady who has his brother's love is hardly duchess material—except he needs her to save his adopted country from war. He is willing to...
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Nightingale

Nightingale

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

Fate has brought them together—again. At one time, Jemma meant the world to Dane Pendleton, but then she betrayed their young love.Now Time has turned the tables. Dane is wealthy, respected, and knighted, while Jemma has nothing but her pride.His honor for hers ... Dane's name is on the lips of every beauty in London. They whisper that he learned "tricks" while he was in the Orient. But has he forgotten Jemma and what they once meant to each other?And will he accept her devil's bargain?In every woman's life, there is that one flame who slipped away. The man who makes her wonder "what if?" But is this a momentary madness or a chance to rekindle a love that could last a lifetime?
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A Match Made in Bed

A Match Made in Bed

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . .Miss Cassandra Howell is too tall, too bookish, and too smart—but she does have money and a father who wants a grand title for her. Cassandra hasn't felt a desire to marry until she meets the sinfully handsome Duke of Camberly, who captures her imagination . . . until Soren York, Earl of Dewsberry and her family's sworn enemy, steps in the way.The Holwells ruined Soren's family, and he's lived on the knife's edge trying to resurrect their fortunes . . . until he considers marrying the Holwell Heiress. Not only would her dowry give him the funds he needs, he has secretly had an eye on the independent-minded bluestocking since they both first realized the differences between men and women.She likes to read; he has no patience for books. She knows little of sex; he is a man of the world...
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Adventures of a Scottish Heiress

Adventures of a Scottish Heiress

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

She was determined to marry for love, never expecting that her adventures would lead her to a lifetime of passion.The Runaway HeiressLike many a Regency miss, Lyssa Harrell longs for love, but knows her duty lies in marriage. Still, when her father promises her hand to a dissolute but well-connected lord, she does the unthinkable ... she flees to Scotland. Not to Gretna Green, but to her family -- and to the castle where her mother once had been so happy. In this romantic land she will discover her heart's desire.A Man Seeking His FortuneBut she doesn't count on Ian Campion. The ruggedly handsome man has his orders: fetch the runaway daughter home! Ian has a price on his head and a dire need for the reward Lyssa's father offers. Tracking Lyssa down is easy enough, convincing her to return is difficult ... and not seducing her is impossible.
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The Marriage Contract

The Marriage Contract

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

Journey with Cathy Maxwell to nineteenth-century Scotland...a land of romance and dreams. There, away from the stifling ballrooms and idle gossip of London, a debutante hopes to find a life she could only have imagined...and a noble Highlander discovers that the truest love of all awaits him in the form of an unexpected bride-to-be... He was a man exiled from society - handsome, unpredictable, and proud. Dark rumors surrounded his name. But Anne Burnett had signed a marriage contract binding her to Aiden Black, the Earl of Tiebauld. And although she'd never met him, she's determined to keep her word and make theirs a marriage in truth. Because a well-bred lady with little fortune to recommend her has no choice. From the moment she arrived, Anne fell in love with Kelwin Castle and its roguishly handsome laird. By day, he instills a fierce loyalty in his people with his masterful ways...and by night, he tempts Anne to surrender her innocence to him. But while he is willing to offer his body. Aiden refuses to give Anne his heart...making her wonder what prevents him from truly claiming her as his wife.  
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The Groom Says Yes

The Groom Says Yes

Cathy Maxwell

Historical Fiction / Romance

He had a noose around his neck and a price on his head...Sabrina Davidson, dutiful daughter, avowed spinster, thought she'd secured a place for herself in Aberfeldy society - until her hard-earned acceptance of her fate is challenged by the arrival of Cormac Enright, Earl of Ballin, trained physician, soldier of fortune, and convicted felon.A prim and proper miss was the last thing he needed...Mac is determined to clear his name, but first he has to find the man whose testimony sentenced him to a hangman's noose. Of course, Robert Davidson is missing and protecting Mac is Davidson's daughter, the most entrancing, frustrating, beguiling, stubborn woman Mac has ever met.And it doesn't help that he has already tasted her kisses. Or that he has found in her a passion for life and adventure to rival his own.Mac has turned Sabrina's world inside out - but what will happen when he leaves?Or will the Groom Say Yes?
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