Cathy Maxwell

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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.

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Cathy Maxwell Being in complete control of everyone's lives. My theory is that all writers are frustrated control freaks. The people around me may act on all my…moreBeing in complete control of everyone's lives. My theory is that all writers are frustrated control freaks. The people around me may act on all my sound advice but my characters will, and if they don't, I delete them.
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Cathy Maxwell Thanks for writing. Motivation is always a challenge. My advice is to join a writers group. It will help hold you accountable. When I joined my first…moreThanks for writing. Motivation is always a challenge. My advice is to join a writers group. It will help hold you accountable. When I joined my first one, all three of us were unpublished. Within two years, we published. Romance Writers of America is a good place to start. Good luck!(less)
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Sherry Thomas is a prodigious talent. I swear she is channeling Sherlock Holmes. This is a must read for those who love atmospheric Brit mystery. Charlotte Holmes is fascinating.
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Bold, crisp, and riveting. Vivien Jackson's first book of this series is dynamite.
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This book turned me inside out. It is one I will return to time and again. The kind of reading that helps me understand life.
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“Because in the end, the measure of a well-lived life is not titles or riches. It’s not even measured by the people we please, especially at the cost of our own souls. No, the true measure of a well-lived life is how well we love…and how well we are loved in return.”
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“She'd known many men in her life but this bear of a man with a lawyer's mind, an accountant's habits, and a knight's spirit outshone them all.”
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“She didn’t want to see the blow coming, but refused to take the coward’s way. She raised her lashes, meeting his gaze with a steady one of her own, even though her knees threatened to buckle from fear.
“You’ve made me very angry, Miss Constance,” he said. “No one disrespects the name Lachlan. Not without paying a price.”
And then he did something she had not anticipated.
He kissed her.”
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Janice Bolick Thanks, and have a great day.


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Cathy Maxwell Happy New Year, Janice!


Janice Bolick Happy New Year.


Janice Bolick Thank you for friending me. Just found a copy of The Devil's Heart at my local Barnes & Noble yesterday. Plan to check on the 1st 2 books in the series, at a used bookstore. Have a great day.


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