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Maxwell, Cathy

Works: 94 works in 501 publications in 8 languages and 21,160 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Paranormal fiction  History  Christmas stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.A8996, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cathy Maxwell
The bride says no by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blake Stephens is promised to one woman, but discovers his soul stirred by another. Lady Aileen Davidson's reputation was ruined ages ago, which is why she's buried herself in the country, but her fiery spirit and bold beauty threaten to bring Blake to his knees, making him wonder if he has proposed to the wrong lass!
The earl claims his wife by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"She'll be his perfect wife ... Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after ... and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied ... but not with her rakish husband! So she makes a bargain--for thirty days she'll be the perfect wife, then he'll set her free. But no matter how she hardens her heart against her damnable earl, her body begs her to surrender ..."--Page 4 of cover
His Christmas pleasure by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anything can happen at Christmas!When her father threatens to marry Abigail Montross off to a man twice her age (and with thirteen children!), she decides to elope instead with the irresistibly handsome Baron de Vasconia. She knows all about his notorious reputation. He is the most seductive man in all of London, but he's vowed to protect her, so she allows herself to be tempted into his bed, promising to guard her heart at all costs. Andres believes he's entered into nothing more than a marriage of convenience with a charming and very wealthy young woman. But the days-and nights-Abigail spends in his arms soon reform this rogue. He'll do anything to gain her love-until they each discover the truth about the other and old wounds are revealed. It's the season of miracles and passion-when love not only awakens the senses but delivers the greatest gift of all
In the bed of a duke by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Portuguese and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charlotte Cameron comes to the aid of a distressed traveler on a stormy Scottish night, she is stunned to discover that he is none other than Phillip Maddox, Duke of Colster, who had destroyed her reputation when she had refused to allow her sister to wed the powerful peer, but an enemy who is out to destroy them both forces them to work together to save their lives
The bride says maybe by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What happens when a bride says maybe? She'd once been the toast of London, but now scandal has brought her down. Still, pretty, petted Lady Tara Davidson can't believe her new fate. She had wanted to marry for love . . . but her profligate father has promised her hand to none other than Breccan Campbell, the "Beast of Aberfeldy" and laird of the valley's most despised clan! Well, Tara may have to marry him, but Breccan can't make her love him, can he? What happens when the groom insists? Breccan Campbell is nobody's fool. He knows that Tara is trouble. Yet he's determined to reform the Campbell name even if it means forging an alliance with the arrogant beauty. There's no doubt that Tara is a challenge, and Breccan loves nothing more. For he's vowed to thoroughly seduce Tara and make her his in more than name alone.--P. [4] of cover
Lyon's bride by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and French and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to break the curse that binds him, Lord Lyon, who is in need of a bride, but will die if he falls in love, tasks his former childhood friend Thea Martin with finding him the perfect wife--a task that becomes difficult when she decides that she is his soulmate
The lady is tempted by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to avoid a dull marriage to the local vicar, a stodgy man with six children, Deborah Percival is sorely tempted by the proposal of Anthony Aldercy, the Earl of Burnell, a handsome rogue out to repair his scandalous marriage by a marriage to a demure and proper young lady
The wedding wager by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking to restore her family stables, Mary Gates heads for London to find a wealthy husband, only to find herself falling for her handsome neighbor and chief rival, Tye Barlow, who appears to be determined to thwart her quest to marry for money
The devil's heart by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brothers' lives are threatened, Lady Margaret Chattan, who has vowed never to marry in order to break her family's centuries-old curse, teams up with Laird Heath Macnachtan to fight a powerful supernatural foe
The match of the century by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every debutante aspires to snag a duke. Elin Morris just happens to have had one reserved since birth. But postponements of her marriage to London's most powerful peer give Elin time to wonder how she will marry Gavin Baynton when she cannot forget his brother, Benedict"--Page 4 of cover
The fairest of them all by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 bargain with her heart, until he finds himself falling for Char
The Scottish witch by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to free his family from the powerful curse of a Scottish witch, Harry Chattan returns to Scotland, where he seeks the aid of Portia Maclean, who is pretending to be a witch to protect her own family
The seduction of an English lady by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Colin Mandland has wealth, power.everything but a bride. But although there is no mistress of his newly purchased manor, Maiden Hill, there is certainly a resident maiden: Lady Rosalyn Wellborne, a stubborn beauty who steadfastly refuses to leave the place she has always called home
A seduction at Christmas by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate and poverty-stricken, Fiona Lachlan reluctantly agrees to a plan to lure the notorious Duke of Holburn into trouble, but when the plot goes wrong, she finds herself posing as his ward and trying to help him avoid the killers on his trail
Adventures of a Scottish heiress by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"She was determined to marry for love, never expecting that her adventures would lead her to a lifetime of passion. Like 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 ... But 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 ... And when they return to civilization, the two must confront the most perilous adventure of all, admitting their unanticipated love."--Page 4 of cover
Temptation of a proper governess by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society dictates that a governess should be modest, quiet, and keep to herself. She should never contradict her employer. And, above all, she must not attract the attention of any male in the household
The marriage ring by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When upstanding gentleman Richard Lynsted goes up against hellion Grace MacEachin, who is trying to blackmail his father, he finds himself falling in love with this fearless beauty who is on a misguided mission of justice
Bedding the heiress by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a loathsome rake steals one of her most cherished family heirlooms-and nearly her virtue as well!-Francesca Dunroy devises the perfect plan to put him in his place. At a ball being held in her honor-she didn't "take" in her first season, now her family is determined to get her a match in her second-she'll offer him a clandestine kiss sure to convince him to return what is rightfully hers. But in the dark hallways surrounding the ballroom, Francesca makes a terrifying mistake. She seduces the wrong man! The recipient of Francesca's caresses is none other than Justin Maddox, London's newly titled duke and most eligible bachelor. A defiant Scotsman who disdains London society, he's sworn to steer clear of the ladies of the ton, but he can't escape the memory of Francesca urgently pressing her lips upon his ... and neither can she. But when a shocking and dangerous secret from Justin's past resurfaces, the couple will have to risk tattered reputations and treacherous enemies to nurture what has quickly become true love
Married in haste by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War hero Brenn Owen, the new Earl of Merton, journeys to London to find a bride and sets his heart on lovely Tess Hamlin, who accepts his proposal without telling him that her family is on the edge of ruin
In the highlander's bed by Cathy Maxwell( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To claim victory for his clan, highland warrior Gordon Lachlan must retrieve the legendary sword of the MacKenna from the hands of his mortal enemies. One thing stands in his way, a headstrong beauty named Constance Cameron
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The lady is tempted
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Maxwell, Catherine

Maxwell, Catherine 1953-

His Christmas pleasureIn the bed of a dukeThe lady is temptedThe wedding wagerThe seduction of an English ladyA seduction at ChristmasAdventures of a Scottish heiressTemptation of a proper governess