One Dangerous
Night

The Gambler’s Daughters (#2)

The second book in New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell’s humorous and heartwarming series The Gambler’s Daughters, in which three aristocratic Irish sisters are determined to make their ways in Regency London…only to learn the path to making a brilliant society marriage isn’t easy—especially when Love gets in the way. Here, a disaster in a storm throws headstrong sister Elise into the company, and arms, of a rake on the run.

Elise Lanscarr is furious—her very own sister has married the man Elise had marked for herself. Feeling betrayed, she flees London, determined to return to the one place where everything was once as it should be: her family home in Ireland. But when her stagecoach crashes in a storm, she finds herself cast adrift in the wilds with no one to help but a rough-looking, albeit handsome, stranger—one who has obviously never been informed of the “proper” rules of society.

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A Kiss in the Moonlight is a great start to a new series with a likable hero and heroine, an easy plot, and enjoyable side characters.” — Fresh Fiction

Hello Everyone!

            Thank you for visiting me!

I’ve been rather quiet these last months. I’m in the process of moving across country, I’ve purchased a lovely townhouse in a vibrant community and I am excited to have this move OVER. 

 Moving didn’t stop me from putting the finishing touches on ONE DANGEROUS NIGHT, the second book of the Gambler’s Daughters series. I adore Elise. Life has become confusing for her. She has done everything expected of her and was shut out. However, spirited women always find a way . . .. 

Who hasn’t been where Elise is? We trudge the path laid out for us until something–an incident, an encounter, the inkling of a new vision of ourselves–pushes us into taking action. Right, wrong, or indifferent, we make our move.    

I’ve also resurrected a character from a past series. He has been waiting in the wings for redemption. The time has arrived for the Duke of Winderton from the Logical Man’s Guide to Dangerous Women to make an appearance. You may recall that he has disappeared, vanished from society. Turns out, he, too, is trying to figure out life, and just in time for his path to cross Elise’s.’

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Sweet Notes

From readers and reviewers

For nearly three decades, Cathy Maxwell has had the pleasure of entertaining readers all over the world. With over 40 plus published books in various languages, she has received accolades from many reviewers and readers. Here is what a few of them had to say . . .

40 +
published books and novellas

“With the latest exemplary addition to her Logical Man’s Guide to Dangerous Women series, Maxwell (His Secret Mistress, 2020) delivers a fabulously fun battle of the sexes that brilliantly showcases her flair for hilarious yet heartfelt storytelling and insightful characterization.”

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HER SECRET DESIRE

“…Maxwell builds a lovely world, imbuing the varied inhabitants of Maidenshop with distinctive personalities while insightfully illustrating the capacity of women’s communities to heal and empower. A sweet romance enlivened by a richly detailed and warm setting.”

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HER SECRET DESIRE


“I love Cathy Maxwell!”

Julia Quinn
Author, The Bridgerton Series

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