Author: Cathie Linz

Cathie Linz Baumgardner (born November 29, 1954; died March 7, 2015) was a librarian and a USA Today US writer of over 50 contemporary romance novels known for their humor and witty dialogue. Her romance novels are published worldwide in nearly 20 languages. She wrote under the names of Cathie Linz and Cat Devon.

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Tempted Again

Tempted Again
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425244548
  • Release: 2012-01-03
  • Author: Cathie Linz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Marissa Bennett needs to start over, but the last thing she needs is a new man in her life. Enter sexy lawman Connor Doyle-the high school bad boy who took her innocence. She knows she should turn the page on her past, but Connor is irresistible. Has she come all the way home just to get her heart broken again?


Luck Be a Lady

Luck Be a Lady
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425237830
  • Release: 2010-10-05
  • Author: Cathie Linz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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A shocking announcement at her cousin's Vegas wedding sends retro- loving librarian Megan West on a whirlwind tour across Nevada with brash cop Logan Doyle. It's the gamble-and perhaps love affair-of a lifetime... 


Mad, Bad and Blonde

Mad, Bad and Blonde
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9780425233405
  • Release: March 1, 2010
  • Author: Cathie Linz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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When a man’s too good to be true…

Jilted on her wedding day for being the queen of dullsville, librarian Faith West goes on her Italian honeymoon solo, hoping to leave her pain behind. That could take a miracle, but she’s about to discover miracles do happen. His name is Caine Hunter. Smart, spontaneous, hot, and sexy, he has her feeling like a real woman for the first time ever—until the truth surfaces…

A former Force Recon Marine turned PI, Caine was doing what he does best: spying. And his new target was Faith. But falling for the enemy’s daughter was never part of his plan. Caine is a man used to winning, but this time his mission is much more personal — and nowthat he and Faith are both back in Chicago, the rewards could be, too…


Smart Girls Think Twice

Smart Girls Think Twice
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425226483
  • Release: 01/06/2009
  • Author: Cathie Linz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Where dangerously sexy men are concerned....SMART GIRLS THINK TWICE

With her job hanging in the balance, sociologist Emma Riley is back in her hometown of Rock Creek, Pennsylvania, for both her sisters' weddings. As if that isn't depressing enough, Emma also needs to stay focused on the research project that could save her job and launch her career. Her success hinges on sexy Rock Creek newcomer Jake Slayter.

Unfortunately, Jake wants nothing to do with Emma -- or her big project. He has his own motives for being in Rock Creek, and if there's one thing he can't afford, it's a distraction in the form of a brainy beauty like Emma. Too bad Emma has made it perfectly clear that she's way too smart to let him stand in her way. Too bad Jake has made it perfectly clear that he's way too smart to take no for an answer!
 


Bad Girls Don't - -

Bad Girls Don't
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9780425212844
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Cathie Linz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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It took less than two seconds for Sheriff Nathan Thornton to peg sexy Skye Wright as trouble. Maybe it was the way she shimmied her hips in that I Dream of Jeannie outfit. Or the huge stack of speeding tickets in her bag. Whatever it was, the woman was belly-dancing her way into his thoughts. Now if only she'd belly-dance into his bedroom.


Big Girls Don't Cry

Big Girls Don't Cry
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425218310
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Cathie Linz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Good Girls Do, Bad Girls Don't. Now meet Big Girls... After her plus-size modeling career tanks, Leena Riley becomes a receptionist in her hometown veterinarian's office. Too bad the vet is Cole Flannigan, a boy who taunted her all through school. Good thing Leena has grown into her curves, because he's about to grow very fond of her.