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    • The Duke That I Marry

    • A Spinster Heiresses Novel
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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.

    Regular price: $23.95

    • A Match Made in Bed

    • A Spinster Heiresses Novel
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Miss Cassandra Holwell 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Stars for Narrator and 4 Stars for the Story

    • By Jody in Minneapolis on 08-31-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • If Ever I Should Love You

    • A Spinster Heiresses Novel
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's all just a little too easy

    • By Lady Wesley on 02-06-18

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Match of the Century

    • Marrying the Duke, Book 1
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You can't go wrong with a Cathy Maxwell book!

    • By LilMissMolly on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Fairest of Them All

    • Marrying the Duke
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Romance

    • By Patricia Martinez on 06-04-16

    Regular price: $25.09

    • In the Highlander's Bed

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    Highland warrior Gordon Lachlan has spent his life fiercely battling the English. Now, to claim victory for his clan, he must retrieve the legendary Sword of the MacKenna from the hands of his mortal enemies. His plan is to kidnap Constance Cameron from her remote boarding school and force her wellborn relatives to surrender the sword as her ransom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Narration and Storyline

    • By Heather Osteen on 02-29-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Marriage Contract

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 174

    When Anne Burnett is forced into a proxy marriage with Aidan Black, a dashing Scottish laird with a reputation for unpredictability, traveling to the wilds of 19th-century Scotland to meet him is only a small concern. Her biggest worry is how to inform her new husband that he is married. Falling in love with his castle and the fierce loyalty Aidan inspires in his people, Anne finds her greatest challenge is yet to come.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different Scottish Regency

    • By Nina on 01-20-11

    Regular price: $41.83

    • A Date at the Altar

    • Marrying the Duke
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Twice he has been close to the altar and still no duchess. Will the third time be the charm? A duke can't marry just anyone. His wife must be of good family, be fertile, and be young. Struggling playwright Sarah Pettijohn is absolutely the last woman Gavin Whitridge, Duke of Baynton, would ever fall in love with. However, there is something about her that stirs his blood, which makes her perfect for a bargain he has in mind: In exchange for backing her play, he wants Sarah to teach him about love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Wonderful Cathy Maxwell Book

    • By Ramona C on 05-30-17

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Devil's Heart

    • The Chattan Curse, Book 3
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    They call her the Unattainable. Lady Margaret Chattan spurned every suitor for her hand, vowing never to marry. The only way to break the curse plaguing her family for two centuries is this ultimate sacrifice. But now her brothers' lives are in danger. Determined to save them, she risks her very soul by traveling into the heart of the Highlands to battle a force that has transcended time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Phew. Glad I read this book in the series first!!

    • By Cam on 12-12-13

    Regular price: $25.09

    • His Christmas Pleasure

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Jaime Birch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    When her father threatens to marry Abigail Montross off to a man twice her age (and with 13 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED the narrator

    • By Sarah on 02-18-11

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Lyon's Bride

    • The Chattan Curse, Book 1
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 183

    They call him Lord Lyon, proud, determined - and cursed. He is in need of a bride, but if he falls in love, he dies. His fervent hope is that by marrying - and having a son - without love, perhaps he can break the curse's chains forever. Enter beautiful Thea Martin - a duke's headstrong, errant daughter and society's most brilliant matchmaker. Years ago, she and Lyon were inseparable, until he disappeared from her life without a word. Now she is charged with finding Lyon's bride - a woman he cannot love for a man Thea could love too well.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant start to a new series

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • A Little Thing Called Love

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    In New York Times best-selling author Cathy Maxwell's new novella, beautiful Jennifer Tarleton has no lack of noble suitors, but the only man who captures her attention is the one her father will never let her marry: Fyclan Morris. He's a brash adventurer, witty, courageous...and Irish! Even worse, her father blames her for their reversal of fortune. And it's a fortune - or, rather, his grandmother the fortune-teller - who foretold that Fyclan would meet "the one", a love prophesied in the stars.

    Regular price: $13.68

    • The Bride Says Maybe

    • The Brides of Wishmore, Book 2
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    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?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • love Mary Jane Wells!

    • By Erin Kinney on 08-27-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Groom Says Yes

    • The Brides of Wishmore, Book 3
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    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. Mac is determined to clear his name, but first he has to find the man whose testimony sentenced him to a hangman's noose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story and performance

    • By karen on 05-13-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Scottish Witch

    • The Chattan Curse
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 108

    Portia Maclean believes she is beyond love and marriage. Then one moonlit night, while attempting a daring masquerade in a desperate bid to protect her family, she finds herself swept off her feet by a powerful stranger. But what will he do once he discovers she has betrayed him? Harry Chattan is fighting for his family. For two hundred years, the Chattan men have been destroyed by love...and now he's come to Scotland on the hunt for a witch to break the curse.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed all three.

    • By A. on 08-15-13

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Married in Haste

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    Brenn Owen, the new but impoverished Earl of Merton, is looking for a bride: one rich enough to finance his estate. When he meets Tess Hamlin, he sees a woman who is not only wealthy, but a dazzling beauty as well. To his surprise, Tess quickly accepts his proposal. But behind her eagerness lurks a secret she will do anything to hide from him. As the Earl and his bride begin their life together, their path is a passionate one, but far from smooth: haste must give way to patience and understanding.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just an OK listen

    • By George on 04-11-07

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Bride Says No

    • The Brides of Wishmore
    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    What happens when a bride says no? He is the bastard son of a duke, arrogant, handsome, a little bit dangerous, and, of course, one of the most sought-after bachelors in London. He is also about to be publically jilted by some chit of a girl! Blake Stephens' pride isn't about to let him be humiliated, so he charges after his bride to the wilds of Scotland, determined to bring her to the altar. What happens when the heart says yes? He is promised to one woman, but discovers his soul stirred by…the chit's sister!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Annoyging

    • By Bianca Plum on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $21.67

    • A Scandalous Marriage

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Muñeca Géigel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    To most eyes Leah Carrollton might appear the dutiful debutante, but it takes Devon Marshall less than a minute to feel the enormous pull of a kindred, rebellious soul. At their first meeting, Devon and Leah are about to acknowledge the connection between them when her brother steps in and clarifies their identities. As members of the rival Carrollton and Marshall families, the two can never mix.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good read

    • By sarah j wilkins on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Falling in Love Again

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Moroney
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Born into wealthy family, heiress Mallory Edwards honorably marries John Barron to fulfill a family obligation. Although he seems charming at first, she soon discovers that he is a beast of a man. Abandoned on her wedding night, she survives by her wit and resourcefulness until her errant husband's debts became too much for her to overcome.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Whiny

    • By A on 01-02-08

    Regular price: $29.37