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Bedding the Heiress (Cameron Sisters #4)

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  693 ratings  ·  33 reviews
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 wha ...more
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Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published March 27th 2007)
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Justin/Tavis is apparently a duke even though he was raised as a blacksmith! Francesca is like totally hot and independent! THEY BONE IN A SEMI-NON-CONSENSUAL ACT. And then like complete idiots get caught making out in her backyard!!


2) HER FATHER / STEP-MOTHER WERE COMPLETE ASSHOLES BUT OF COURSE SHE ~~FORGIVES AND ~~FORGETS THROUGH THE POWER OF LOVE??? Even though her step-mother makes a comment about her unborn child hopefully being a boy to replace the one that di
Jill Dunlop
Bedding the Heiress is the fourth book in the Cameron Sisters series by Cathy Maxwell. Francesca Dunroy is the daughter of a wealthy business man. With the recent remarriage of her father to a woman younger than herself, Francesca finds herself in the arms of a notorious rake. At her coming out ball, she arranges for a clandestine meeting in her father’s study, but mistakenly kisses the wrong man, the Duke of Colster. Justin can’t forget the kiss and seeks to find Francesca and get more than jus ...more
Lady Darcie
Feb 22, 2011 Lady Darcie rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: romance lovers
Recommended to Lady Darcie by: cameron sisters #2
Justin Maddox recenlty found out that he was taken from his real family and is the true Duke of Colster and is also the holder of the Sword of Mckenna. Some say this sword is powerful and Justin will stop at nothing to hide it even if that means fighting with his twin brother and trying his best to get out of London until he meets and kisses Francesca Dunroy.
Francesce Dunroy need to get her mothers pearl necklace back from a notoious rake so she asks him to met her in the library hoping to seduc
Elis Madison
This one is about Justin Maddox (don't read this if you haven't read the first two in the Cameron series) (view spoiler). After growing up as the village bastard, fostered by a blacksmith, he's having a rough time settling into his new role. His brother is doing what he can to help, but he's also being a PIA, and Justin's straining at the bit.

Enter Francesca Dunroy, whose father has settled a huge dowry on her to get her out of his house so h
The book starts off with Phillip (Justin's bro from the previous book) signing away the Dukedom to Justin. An interesting beginning but the bickering between Phillip and Justin was honestly very childish at times. We get it Justin wants to make his own way in the world and not just be given the title of Duke.
Right off the bat Francesca and Justin seem like two immature selfish characters.
I thought it was a bit presumptuous of Francesca to grow angry at Justin for taking her virginity. She never
Justin Maddox, the newly–anointed Duke Of Colster, is not adjusting to London life well. He much prefers the life he was leading in the Scottish Highlands to the glittering,but fake, world of London's high society. The one bright spot is the mysterious Francesca, whose kiss he can't get out of his mind. Of course, even that takes an unexpected turn when the tempting Francesca turns out to be the very proper Miss Dunroy.

Francesca Dunroy doesn't know what she was thinking. Kissing a strange man du
I loved this. I was not expecting to love this book as much as I did because honestly, I really didn't like the previous one but this one, ohmygod this one was so great. I really like Justin and Francesca and I even though they were married in like 3 wks of meeting each other which can get really annoying in these novels if done wrong, I believed them here and their love because it was done RIGHT. I like, can't really explain why I love these two so much because I started off disliking them (rea ...more
This story had an excellent plot, however, the female characters' personalities seemed to change about half way through. A spoiled heiress suddenly found honorable backbone instead of whiny recklessness, a step-mother who seemed deep at the beginning of the story suddenly turned shallow. Bigger themes of grief were remarked upon, however, they weren't really explored in a manner where I really believed the hero & heroine had their HEA. There was a villain who was too easily vanquished, and t ...more
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The first few chapters were rather dull. They were building up the story but were a struggle to get through. It could have been cut in certain areas and really gripped the reader at the beginning. Once Justin and Francesca have a mistaken kiss, Bedding The Heiress turns into a romantic adventure!

Their strange connection unfolded beautifully and really drew me into the historical setting. Both have secrets that are opened and quickly pla
Good book. Unbelievable going to visit someone who tried to rape her.
I really wanted to like this book but in the end I just could not get over my dislike of the characters. Justin and Francesca just got on my nerves. Justin was just so self absorbed and down right mean to his brother. Francesca just acted like a spoiled brat for most of the book. Really could not stand her or Justin both selfish and rude. I did not like her father, stepmother, pretty much any character in this book I could not stand. Probably going to read the next one just to say I did not give ...more
Louise Wilson
I borrowed this book from the library as a long-haul flight 'read' and as part of my quest to read more books by best-selling romance writers and discover the secret of their success. However, I didn't realise it was the fourth book in a series, which may explain why the hero and heroine did not quite gel with me. Already, a week later, I've forgotten what the book was about.
Jun 03, 2007 Tori rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Yes
A really fast read. I did feel as though I was missing some of the story. This is a good book, if you had read previous books this author has written. Although it did not say this was a trilogy or progressive story it certainly is one. You can tell there is more to come at the end of this story. The current plot was good and the characters very well detailed.
read it last night from 6pm to 2:30am. Couldn't put it down! Cathy Maxwell is FUN and she's got a great twist of perspective on Regency Romance--as in she actually remembers that other parts of the world existed (besides France) and sometimes she lets her characters GO THERE! (not in this one, in some of her others...)
Mey Buentipo
I missed this series. It's a good thing a remembered the story of the 2 cameron sisters. It's a fast pace reading. It gave a good opening at what is the importance of the previous book. I had fun reading this. It is direct to the point. I am excited for the last book. I hoped it will be a good one.
Don't judge me. I loved this ever so much. It was funny and sweet and I found Francesa pretty relatable with her indirected anger and a few other personal flaws. Anyway, good read, nice and fluffy with a few raunchy scenes. Highly enjoyable, think I'll pick up another Cathy Maxwell romance in the future.
I enjoyed this story. I wasn't sure I'd like it but was pleasantly surprised. I didn't realize it was the 4th book in the series. I haven't read much by this author, but now I want to go back and read the others after I read about Gordon and Constance, Charlotte's sister.
Historical romance about a blacksmith who finds out that he really is a duke with a twin brother. He goes to England to take over his inheritance. There he mets a woman that he falls for even though he has vowed to never remarry.
This was a fun quick read though I didn't realize it was part of a series! I am really curious now about the next book. I did find the first couple of chapters a bit boring but once I got into the story I really enjoyed it.
Sufficiently entertaining. I wish the author hadn't had the heroine just get over the crappy things her father had done.
This book was such a splendid surprise. I loved Justin and Francesca.
Just a really sweet love story. Easy and quick read.
I think I've liked every book by Maxwell. I grew to like Justin Maddox, and the romance is adorable
Gave it 4 but more like 3 1/2 stars. Nice story. Not too much tension. Good quick light read.
This was a delightful historical romance with wonderful characters. Quick read!
Liked it but it was missing something.... Can't put my finger on it though.
Very Good story!!! Loved Justin and Francesca!!!
Aug 06, 2008 BookMaven rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all romance lovers
Recommended to BookMaven by: Bookstore browsing
Cathy Maxwell delivers!! Fun, Humor, Romance, Mystery
Mar 06, 2010 Marge marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Rec'd from Wss4 as a BoBs Chapter 12 exchange.
I cound not put this book down.
Mary Jo Burke
Very good, especially the hero.
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CATHY MAXWELL spends hours in front of her computer pondering the question, "Why do people fall in love?" It remains for her the mystery of life and the secret to happiness.

She lives in beautiful Virginia with her children, horses, dogs, and cats.
More about Cathy Maxwell...
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