Author: Mandy Baxter

Mandy Baxter lives in rural Idaho. She's a part-time pet wrangler, a full-time sun worshiper, and only goes out into the cold when coerced. She loves black clothes, pink appliances and thinks junk food should be a recognized food group. In the summer, she can be found sitting by the lake, enjoying the view from her dock. For more about Mandy, visit www.mandy-baxter.com

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It Must Be Christmas - Three Holiday Stories

It Must Be Christmas
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781250106377
  • Release: 2016-10-04
  • Authors: Jennifer Crusie, Donna Alward, Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when love is in the cold and frosty air—and desire reaches the boiling point. . .

Hot Toy

From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Crusie comes a hilarious, sexy story about a determined shopper who grabs the last action figure off the shelf, only to find herself plunged into the arms of a sexy secret agent. Mayhem under the mistletoe ensues. Business as usual this Christmas season…right?

Christmas with the Billionaire Rancher

Nate wants to stay away from all the women who want his money in Mandy Baxter’s story set deep in the heart of Texas. But when gorgeous do-gooder Chloe Benson comes knocking at his door—in search of funds for her charity—Nate can’t ignore the passion he feels for her. Maybe love is priceless after all?

Christmas at Seashell Cottage

’Tis the season in Jewell Cove when local doctor Charlie Yang finds her quiet, steady life disrupted by both an abandoned baby in the nativity manger and ex-SEAL Dave Ricker. Are these turn of events too good to be true? Or is Christmas working its magic—for real— Donna Alward’s heartwarming holiday story?


Locked and Loaded - A US Marshals Novel

Locked and Loaded
  • Number: 9781420141078
  • Release: 2016-09-27
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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With a rock-hard body and steel blue eyes, Mason Decker is about to become the U.S. Marshals’ newest recruit. But one last undercover job with a straitlaced attorney will test him to his limits . . .

 

Charlotte Cahill intends to take down an infamous diamond smuggler on the FBI’s Most Wanted list—and she intends to do it by the book.  That won’t be easy with the cocky new temporary deputy on her task force. Mason Decker feels like trouble, especially when his cool gaze wanders across her hot body . . .

 

After his time as a Customs officer, Decker has enough experience hanging out with criminals to know that working undercover means following your instincts, not the rules. It doesn’t take long for him to lock horns with Cahill. But when the sexy assistant U.S. attorney is accidentally dragged out of her orderly world and into the turn-on-a-dime tension of Decker’s deceptive games, she’ll find that nothing is as seductive as playing a new role . . .


At Any Cost - A US Marshals Novel, #4

At Any Cost
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781420141054
  • Release: 2016-05-31
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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Fast, cunning, and driven, he'll do whatever it takes to nail the most violent federal perps. But she is the one danger he'll never see coming…

She can't remember when she wasn't afraid. She can't go to the police. And "Olivia Gallagher" is only a day away from fleeing her Idaho wilderness life before biker gang leader Joel Meecum finally catches up with her. So keeping her rugged new neighbor at arm's length is the only safe play. Until Livy can't resist one last hungry chance to feel alive…

For U.S. Marshal Nick Brady, taking his vacation next door to Meecum's ex-girlfriend seemed the smartest way to find him. But suddenly, nothing is making sense. How could this feisty, straight-talking brunette ever get mixed up with Meecum's brutal crew? And why is he breaking his oath and getting so close that all he wants is to keep her safe? Now as the clock ticks, Nick and Livy's only chance at escape may be the one they can't survive…


Tall, Dark, Billionaire Texan - The Billionaire's Club Collection

Tall, Dark, Billionaire Texan
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781250078087
  • Release: 2016-03-01
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Mandy Baxter has captivated readers with her Texas billionaires. Now, for the first time, these stories are in print in Tall, Dark, Billionaire Texan?along with one that’s never been published! Get ready to be swept away by these Texas Heartthrobs. . .

Some men are too good to resist.

But are they too good to be true?

In The Billionaire Cowboy, Ryder is a rough-riding cattle baron. When a gorgeous, feisty veterinarian arrives at the ranch, he meets the one spirit he can’t tame. And now he will do anything to show her what he’s really made of…

Dallas Cowboy Jase is a pro at charming women, including the hot waitress he meets in The Billion Dollar Player. But when their passionate encounter inspires Jase to do better on the field, he can’t help but wonder: Are his days as a player numbered?

Rock star Luke has enough money and groupies to last forever. But when his wild life wears him down, he goes home in search of the one woman who’s ever meant anything to him. But will she see past his fame and love him for who he really is in Rocked by the Billionaire?

In The Billionaire Sheriff, Noah pulls shifts in the police department. He doesn’t need the money, but he wants to make a contribution. So when beautiful bar owner Naomi lands in trouble, Noah is eager to help her out...and offer protection in his strong, loving arms…


The Billionaire Heartbreaker

The Billionaire Heartbreaker
  • Number: B0122RZN2I
  • Release: 2015-12-08
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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In The Billionaire Heartbreaker by Mandy Baxter, Travis Christensen's life is one big party. He only has two concerns: being a star goalkeeper on the ice for the Dallas Stars, and keeping a revolving door of women at his beck and call. But when a feisty, fiery PR rep comes to tone down his image before the coach benches him, Travis has got a whole new mess on his hands...and he can't help but want more.

Reily Martin never met an image she couldn't make squeaky clean. So when the coach of the Dallas Stars hires her to reform their bad-boy goalie, Reily is more than up to the challenge. But dealing with the arrogant-and incredibly sexy-Travis Christensen proves to be more than she bargained for. She knows she shouldn't fall for hockey's most notorious playboy-but as the heat blazes between them, it gets harder and harder to say no.


The Billionaire Single Dad

The Billionaire Single Dad
  • Number: 9781466890367
  • Release: 2015-11-03
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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In The Billionaire Single Dad, Carter Christensen takes a much-needed break after a less-than-stellar season as a Dallas Cowboy. He's ready to go to his cabin with his twin daughters and get a little peace and quiet. But what he doesn't count on is meeting a woman who will rile him up completely.

Tess Adams is still loving her decision to escape bustling New York-and her cheating boyfriend-behind, and live in a sleepy Texas town. But when a single dad with twins moves in to the cabin across the way, Tess feels anything but peaceful. The more she gets to know the oh-so-sexy Carter Christensen, the more Tess starts to think that she should give up her quiet, safe life, and give into passion.


One Touch More - A US Marshals Novel, #3

One Touch More
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781420134834
  • Release: 2015-10-27
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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Strong, relentless, and lethal, he plays every angle to trap the worst criminals.  But for the one woman he can't resist, he'll break all the rules…

For hotel manager Tabitha Martin, bad boys usually spell disaster. And her new guest promises just that, with his formidable build, tattooed biceps, and quiet take-no-mess attitude. Tabitha is already putting everything on the line to escape her vicious drug-dealing ex's control for good—but a single sizzling moment in “Damien Evans'” arms has her wanting all the trouble he can give…

He's been undercover too long and likes living dangerously too much. U. S. Marshal Parker Evans figures maybe that's why he doesn't immediately put Tabitha in custody. Sure, she's his one chance to finally take down a major drug ring. But every minute he protects this mostly innocent blonde leaves his heart all too vulnerable. And the cost of desire could be a deadly endgame…


Christmas with the Billionaire Rancher

Christmas with the Billionaire Rancher
  • Number: B0122RZRG0
  • Release: 2015-10-13
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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In The Billionaire Rancher, there's nothing Nate Christensen hates more than a golddigger. Nate wants to stay away from all the women who want his money. That is, until he meets the sexy, beautiful Chloe Benson, who lights a fire in his blood that only the most passionate nights can ease...

Chloe cannot get enough of Nate-she's never felt more wild with desire in her life. The only problem is, she needs Nate's money. True, it's for a very worthy charity...but is their passion enough to still Nate's fears that she's only wants him for how big his bank account is?


One Kiss More - A US Marshals Novel

One Kiss More
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781420134810
  • Release: 2015-02-24
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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Rough, tough and by the book, he's most criminals' worst nightmare. Until the girl of his dreams is caught on the other side. . .

Emma Ruiz knows her father is innocent. But that doesn't help her convince the law--not even smoking hot U.S. Marshal Landon McCabe. When McCabe bangs on her door demanding information about how her cancer-stricken father escaped from federal prison, she'll have to distract him somehow--it may as well be with a stolen kiss.

Landon gets why Emma isn't saying all she knows. What he doesn't understand is why he's putting his reputation, his case, and his badge on the line for a gorgeous person of interest. Much as he'd love to, he can't let Emma play him. The stakes are higher than either of them can guess. The only way to survive is to trust their instincts. But their instincts want more than one kiss. . .


Rocked by the Billionaire - Billionaire's Club: Texas, #3

Rocked by the Billionaire
  • Number: B00L74AEDG
  • Release: 2014-12-02
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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The sexy Billionaire's Club takes Texas in ROCKED BY THE BILLIONAIRE by Mandy Baxter.

Bad-boy Luke "Lucifer" Blackwell is living the life. Being the lead singer for the rock group Riot 59 has brought him everything he could ever want—billions of dollars, endless parties, and enough groupies to last a lifetime. But when Luke's wild life starts to wear him down, he returns home to Texas—and ends up in the arms of the one woman who's always made his heart beat faster than a pounding drum…

Kayleigh Taylor likes being a small-town girl, so she's always been wary of Luke Blackwell's fast-paced life—and of Luke himself. Fully expecting never to see the sexy singer who broke her heart years before, Kayleigh is completely shocked to find him back home, avoiding the spotlight and pursuing her instead. Kayleigh knows this can't be right--his heart was always devoted to his music. But as they spend more and more time together, Luke is awfully convincing that his heart belongs to someone else…


The Billion Dollar Player - Billionaire's Club: Texas, #2

The Billion Dollar Player
  • Number: B00L73JQBS
  • Release: 2014-11-04
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romance: Sports, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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In The Billion Dollar Player by Mandy Baxter, Jase Blackwell, starting tight end for the Dallas Cowboys, is a pro when it comes to football—and to women. Never one to shy away from a challenge, "Billion Dollar Blackwell" is finally able to get the cute waitress he’s had his eye on out for a little fun. But when their steamy encounters inspire Jase to play better than he ever has before, he has to wonder if this exciting woman is more than just a good luck charm… Avery Lockhart doesn’t understand why a pro football player would want to go out with her. Incredibly wealthy and undeniably sexy, Jase Blackwell is everything she thinks she’s not. Getting a little closer to this enigmatic billionaire, however, proves too much for Avery to resist. But as their passion heats up, so does Jase’s game play, and soon, the rumors start to fly. Is Avery only being kept around to ease Jace’s pre-game superstitions? Or, like she believes, does their connection run deeper…?


The Billionaire Cowboy - Billionaire's Club: Texas, #1

The Billionaire Cowboy
  • Number: B00L0I2GW6
  • Release: 2014-10-07
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Billionaire Ryder Blackwell has got it all under control. The wealthiest cattle baron this side of the Mississippi, he’s built an empire for himself in hopes of getting distance from a tortured past. But when a stunningly sexy—and strong-willed—new vet comes to town just in time for Christmas, Ryder knows he’s met the one spirit he just can’t tame…

Lara Montgomery doesn’t want to be involved with any man, least of all the rich, infuriating, and unbearably sexy Ryder Blackwell. She vows never to tangle with the charming rancher, but when he offers her the ultimate deal—one weekend at his ranch in exchange for a near-priceless horse—Lara cannot refuse. And as the nights get colder and their attraction gets hotter, Lara’s about to get all she’s ever wanted for Christmas…


One Night More - A US Marshals Novel, #1

One Night More
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781420134797
  • Release: 2014-09-02
  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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Getting saved from disaster by a handsome stranger - Harper Allen has no problem with that. But when he leaves without a word or a clue to his real identity, the newbie reporter writes it off as the best one-night-stand she'll ever have. Until a year later, when Harper comes face to face with the man assigned to hide her from a senator's killer...Galen Kelly hasn't forgotten a single sensual minute of his night with Harper...or that she betrayed him. With the FBI also on their trail, he's got to pretend he's never met her or risk both their lives. But as danger closes in, Galen may not be able to protect himself from taking the biggest risk of all...


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