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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sarah M. Anderson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Romance

Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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-- Sarah M. Anderson on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Anderson moved to Chicago in 2000. In 2005, she moved to Quincy and has lived there ever since.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sarah M. Anderson is an award-winning author who loves to put people from two different worlds into new situations and to see how their backgrounds and cultures take them someplace they never thought they’d go. She won the 2012 RT Book Reviewer’s Choice for Desire of the Year for ''A Man of Privilege.''When not helping out at school or walking her rescue dogs, Sarah spends her days having conversations with imaginary cowboys and American Indians, all of which is surprisingly well-tolerated by her wonderful husband and son. You can learn more about Sarah at []

Published Works

    Billionaires and Babies
  • The Nanny Plan, Harelquin, 2015
  • His Forever Family, Harelquin. 2016
  • Twins for the Billionaire, Harelquin Desire, 2017Dynasties: The Newports
  • Claimed by the Cowboy, Harlequin, 2016Lawyers in Love
  • A Man of His Word, Harelquin, 2011
  • A Man of Privilege, Harelquin, 2012
  • A Man of Distinction, Harelquin, 2012
  • Pride and Pregnancy, Harelquin Desire, 2017
  • Father by Surprise(A Man of Distinction), Harelquin, 2014Men of the White Sandy
  • Mystic Cowboy, Samhain Publishing, 2013
  • Musked Cowboy, Samhain Publishing, 2013
  • Nobody, Sarah M. Anderson, 2014Rich, Rugged Ranchers
  • A Real Cowboy, Harelquin, 2013Rodeo Dreams
  • Rodeo Dreams, Harelquin, 2014
  • One Rodeo Season, Harelquin, 2016Texas Cattlemen's Club
  • What a Rancher Wants, Harelquin, 2014
  • His Lost and Found Family, Harelquin, 2015
  • Surprise for the Sheikh, Harelquin, 2016The Beaumont Heirs
  • Not the Boss's Baby, Harelquin, 2014
  • Tempted by a Cowboy, Harelquin, 2014
  • A Beaumont Christmas Wedding, Harelquin, 2014
  • Falling for Her Fake Fiancé, Harelquin, 2015
  • Not the Boss's Baby, Harelquin, 2014
  • His Son, Her Secret, Harelquin, 2015
  • His Illegitimate Heir, Harelquin, 2016
  • Rich Rancher for Christmas, Harelquin Desire, 2016
  • Billionaire's Baby Promise, Harelquin Desire, 2016The Bolton Brothers
  • Straddling the Line, Harelquin, 2013
  • Bringing Home the Bachelor, Harelquin, 2013
  • Expecting a Bolton Baby, Harelquin, 2013Little Secrets
  • Little Secrets: Claiming His Pregnant Bride. Harelquin Desire, 2017

Selected Titles At Your Library

The nanny plan /
ISBN: 0373733798. OCLC Number:

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"This billionaire bachelor has a baby challenge... Being a father to his orphaned infant niece is out of this tech billionaire's comfort zone. Lucky for Nate Longmire, Trish Hunter is a natural at motherhood, and she's agreed to be his temporary nanny. But long glances, slow kisses and not-so-innocent touches are strictly off-limits... Trish's goal is to help Nate in exchange for a big donation to her charity for Lakota kids. Falling for her bachelor boss--and his adorable baby girl--is not part of the plan. But when the month is up, will she be able to walk away?"-- From back cover.

His forever family /
ISBN: 0373734387. OCLC Number:

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"Found: one baby...and the boss's future bride? Tiny and helpless--the abandoned newborn that venture capitalist Marcus Warren finds during a morning run takes him by surprise. So does the sudden longing for his capable assistant, Liberty Reese, who reveals her tender side with the baby. But Liberty must resist her gorgeous boss's advances. Her secrets could destroy his trust, her career and the chance to care for the foster child they are both coming to love. Even so, she can't deny the heat between them--or the fear that her past will end their chance to create a forever family."-- Page [4] of cover.

A man of his word /
ISBN: 0373731434. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Don Mills, Ont. :. 2011.

Attorney Rosebud Donnelly has a case to win. And she never lets anyone see her sweat. But her first meeting with Dan Armstrong doesn't go according to script. No one warned her that the COO of the company she's fighting would be so?manly. From his storm-colored eyes to his well-worn boots, Dan is an honest-to-goodness cowboy. But is he honest? Her yearning for the Texas tycoon goes against reason, against family loyalty, against everything she thought she believed inches And yet, in Dan's strong arms, Rosebud feels she might be ready to risk everything for one more kiss.

A man of privilege /
ISBN: 0373731841. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Don Mills, Ontario :. ©2012.

"Blue-blooded lawyer James Carlson is working on the case of his life. After winning this trial, his career will be set. He won't let anythi, or anyone, alter his course. Then he meets his witness. Maggie Eagle Heart makes him question everything, his family, his goals, his future. Because she's the one woman he wants, and she's the one woman who is completely off-limits. Yet even as he struggles to keep their relationship all about business, he can't deny the attraction is mutual, and irresistible. James has always done what is expected of him ... until now"--Page 4 of cover.

A man of distinction /
ISBN: 0373731973. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Don Mills, Ontario :. ©2012.

He'd said goodbye to his life on the reservation without regrets. He'd asked Tanya Rattling Blanket to come with him too many times, and Nick Longhair never begs. But when business brings him back to his ancestors' land, he finally understands what he exchanged for money and power.

Pride and pregnancy /
ISBN: 0373838387. OCLC Number:

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"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of good sense must not mix business with passion. Like that will keep Tom Yellow Bird from pursuing the woman who shocked his senses at first sight. Yes, the wealthy FBI special agent's job is to work a case involving the Honorable Caroline Jennings. It is his duty to protect the beautiful judge. Yet nothing stops him from acting on the attraction between them. And once he discovers Caroline is pregnant ... any good sense he's ever had completely vanishes. But when a secret Caroline is keeping is finally revealed, will Tom's pride become his ultimate undoing?"--Page 4 of cover.

Father by surprise /
ISBN: 0373609922. OCLC Number:

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"A man of distinction: Nick Longhair said goodbye to his life on the reservation without regrets--even though Tanya Rattling Blanket refused to join him. But when business brngs him back, he finally understands what he exchanged for money and power. Tanya has been raising his baby! Determined to give his child every advantage, Nick isn't about to leave again ... at least not alone."--Page 4 of cover.

Mystic cowboy /
ISBN: 1619216426. OCLC Number:

Samhain Publishing, Ltd.,. Cincinnati, OH :. 2014.

"Just who does Rebel Runs Fast think he is? Dr. Madeline Mitchell, the new doctor on the White Sandy Lakota Indian Reservation, knows there's a good answer to that question. Somewhere. Sure, the Lakota medicine man is every cowboy-and-Indian fantasy she ever had, but he sends patients to sweat lodges instead of clinical trials, talks them out of flu vaccines. Even more irritating, he makes her heart race. Rebel swore off the white man's world--and its women--years ago. Madeline doesn't speak the language, understand the customs, or believe he's anything more than a charlatan. Yet she stays, determined to help his people. And he keeps finding excuses to spend more time at the clinic. When he discovers her in the throes of dangerous heat stroke, Rebel's efforts to cool her down set fire to a passion neither thought they wanted. But when the people start falling violently ill, the cultural gap stretches the connection between their hearts to the breaking point ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Masked cowboy /
ISBN: 1619219573. OCLC Number:

Samhain Publishing, Ltd.,. Cincinnati, Ohio :. 2014, ©2013.

"Moving her veterinary practice out west is a chance for Mary Beth to start over. But her resolve to learn to hold her tongue goes out the window when she meets Jacob, a Lakota cowboy who says next to nothing--especially about the black leather mask covering half his face."--Page 4 of cover.

Nobody /
ISBN: 1941097014. OCLC Number:

[Sarah M. Anderson],. [United States?] :. 2014.

"Nobody Bodine is a nobody who came from a nobody and will always be a nobody. He disappears into the shadows--no one sees him if he doesn't want them to. He exists in neither the white man's world nor the tribe's, dispensing vigilante justice when he sees fit. There's no other place for a man like him in this world. Until Melinda Mitchell shows up on the rez. From the first moment he lays eyes on her, he can tell there's something different about her. For starters, she's not afraid of him. She asks where his scars came from, and why he has so many. But more than that, she sees him. For the first time in his life, Nobody feels like a somebody in her eyes. Melinda has come west to run the new day care on the White Sandy Reservation. She's intrigued by this strange man and his tattered skin, and when she discovers that he's a self-appointed guardian angel for the boy in her care, she realizes that there's more to Nobody than meets the eyes. But how far will he go to keep the boy safe? And will she be able to draw him into the light?"--Page 4 of cover.

A real cowboy /
ISBN: 0373732244. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Don Mills, Ontario :. ©2013.

Producer Thalia Thorne's career is on the line. She's promised to lure James Robert Bradley back to the limelight, no matter what it takes. But once in Montana, she sees that J.R. has built a new life for himself--as a real-life cowboy--and Thalia finds it hard to resist the man he's become ... Then a blizzard strikes. Suddenly they're alone, with only body heat to keep them warm. When the snow melts, she'll have to choose: go back to the big city--or sacrifice everything for the man she can't let go.

Rodeo dreams /
ISBN: 0373608659. OCLC Number:

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"Ride straight to the top of the rodeo circuit --that's June Spotted Elk's dream. Yes, bull-riding is a man's world, but she won't let anyone --not even a sexy, scarred stranger --get in her way. Seasoned bull rider Travis Younkin knows what it's like to make it to the top --and then hit the bottom. Back in the arena to resurrect his career, he can't afford a distraction like June. No matter how far he'll go to protect her from the danger. No matter how deeply the stubborn and beautiful rider gets to him."--Page 4 of cover.

One rodeo season /
ISBN: 0373609574. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Don Mills, ON :. 2016.

The Lone Star Cinderella /
ISBN: 0373732716. OCLC Number:

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"Dave Firestone has no intention of getting married, but he'll pretend anything if it means sealing a tough business deal for his ranch. Needing a spur-of-the-moment fake fiancée, he turns to housekeeper Mia Hughes. With her boss--and Dave's business rival--missing and her paycheck on hold, she accepts Dave's fantasy proposal. But when their pretend romance takes an unexpected turn into passionate nights, Dave isn't ready to let Mia go. Can the smooth-talking businessman negotiate a more permanent arrangement?"

His lost and found family /
ISBN: 0373733674. OCLC Number:

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"Getting hit with divorce papers isn't the fresh beginning Jake Holt wanted with Skye Taylor. But when he returns to their Texas hometown, he finds Skye has a child...and no memory of the couple's painful breakup. After a long coma, Skye doesn't remember being swept up in a tornado or nearly losing her baby girl. Seeing Jake again rekindles their all-consuming passion. Then she starts to remember... Is their love strong enough to overcome the past so they can become a real family?"-- From back cover.

A surprise for the sheikh /
ISBN: 0373734522. OCLC Number:

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"Billionaire sheikh Rafiq "Rafe" bin Saleed has come to Royal, Texas, to buy the town--and get even with his former best friend. But Rafe's plans are pushed aside for one amazing night with a stranger--and then nearly derailed when he discovers the identity of his mystery woman. For not only is Violet McCallum his enemy's cherished little sister, she's now pregnant with Rafe's child! Rafe knows he has the upper hand; all he has to do is walk away. But there's something about Violet that won't let him leave without her"-- From back cover.

Not the boss's baby /
ISBN: 0373733410. OCLC Number:

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"As the oldest son, Chadwick Beaumont has sacrificed everything for the Beaumonts' company, but he swore he'd never follow in this father's philandering footsteps. So, for years, he's dutifully kept his distance from the temptation outside his office door-- his beautiful secretary Serena Chase. But now everything has changed. The family business is in jeopardy. His personal life is in shambles. And his sexy assistant is suddenly single ... and flirting. Chadwick is tired of doing what's expected. It's time for him to go after what he wants. And what he wants is Serena-- even if she's expecting another man's child."--Page 4 of cover.

Tempted by a cowboy /
ISBN: 0373733461. OCLC Number:

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"Phillip Beaumont likes his drinks strong and his women easy. So why is he flirting with his new horse trainer, Jo Spears, who challenges him at every turn? Phillip wants nothing but the chase...until the look in Jo's haunted green eyes makes him yearn for more... Sure, Jo's boss is as jaded and stubborn as Sun, the multi-million-dollar stallion she was hired to train. But it isn't long before she starts spending days and nights with the sexy cowboy. Maybe Sun isn't the only male on the Beaumont ranch worth saving!"-- From back cover.

A Beaumont Christmas wedding /
ISBN: 0373733518. OCLC Number:

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"Public relations whiz Matthew Beaumont won't let scandal ruin his brother's Christmas wedding. Yet scandal is Whitney Maddox's middle name. He grudgingly allows the outrageous child star turned horse trainer to stay in the wedding long as she behaves herself. But soon he's the one misbehaving with this irresistible maid of honor. Determined to shed her troubled past, Whitney traded parties--and men--for a quiet life years ago. But one tumble into Matthew's strong arms has her thinking that a hot night with the best man might be the perfect holiday gift...a gift that could last forever."-- From back cover.

His son, her secret /
ISBN: 0373734115. OCLC Number:

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"For more than a year, Byron Beaumont has tried to get over Leona Harper. Not even living overseas could erase the memory of their affair...or her betrayal. Her family has been out to destroy his for decades, and despite Byron trusting her, making love to her, Leona kept her identity hidden. Now that Byron is back--as her new employer--he wants answers. But what he gets is another surprise. Leona has given birth to his son. He'll do what it takes to care for his family, even if it means spending days--and nights--wanting the one woman he can't have..."-- From back cover.

His illegitimate heir /
ISBN: 0373734913. OCLC Number:

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"This boss broke all the rules for just one night--a night with consequences... A Beaumont by blood, Zeb Richards has waited years to take the company that's rightfully his. But ownership of the Beaumont Brewery means dealing with a formidable adversary: brewmaster Casey Johnson. She's insubordinate and opinionated--so why does Zeb burn to lay claim to the tempestuous beauty? Casey earned her place at the company she loves, and no CEO--no matter how irresistible--will come between her and her ambitions. Until one night of wild abandon shifts the balance of power. Now Casey is falling for her boss...and expecting his baby!"-- Page [4] of cover.

Rich rancher for Christmas /
ISBN: 0373735022. OCLC Number:

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"CJ Wesley values his privacy more than anything. If TV news star Natalie Baker reveals he's really a Beaumont heir, the media will go wild. That's when a surprise snowstorm strands the beautiful reporter in his house--and in his bed. Soon he'll learn how much she's discovered ... and how much he wants her. CJ defies Natalie's expectations. The gruff, sexy cowboy knows how to heat up a snowbound cabin and make Christmas magical. Exposing the elusive Beaumont brother will save her job--but only at the price of their passionate connection. It's a holiday dilemma ... but will the right choice lead to forever?"--Page 4 of cover.

Billionaire's baby promise /
ISBN: 0373838328. OCLC Number:

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"Secretive billionaire Daniel Lee is known for being ruthless. But he's discovered his conscience when it comes to Christine Murray. Once, he'd smeared her name to win a campaign. Now that she's back in the spotlight, with a precious baby to protect, Daniel's determined to make amends. Even if rescuing Christine and her daughter means sweeping them away to a life he shares with no one. He'll do anything to earn Christine's trust ... and to have her in his bed. But now that the sexy single mom and her adorable daughter are on his turf, he can't seem to let them go"-- P. [4] of cover.

Straddling the line /
ISBN: 0373732457. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Enterprises Limited,. Don Mills, Ont., Canada :. ©2013.

"CFO Ben Bolton has enough on his plate running his family business, but when lovely Josey White Plume enters his office, his priorities shift. He refuses to let such a compelling woman walk away. The chase is on."--Page 4 of cover.

Bringing home the bachelor /
ISBN: 0373732678. OCLC Number:

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"Jenny Wawasuck knows that "Wild" Billy Bolton is all wrong for a good girl like her. But then she sees the bond Billy forms with her son--and feels how Billy's touch burns her skin, how his kiss ignites desires she's long ignored. So she brings him home from the charity bachelor auction. Now Billy has one night to stake his claim. But in a world filled with blackmailers and gold diggers, can a millionaire bad boy and a sweet single mom turn one chance into forever?"--Page 4 of cover.

Expecting a Bolton baby /
ISBN: 0373732805. OCLC Number:

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"He'd never expected to see Stella Caine again. After one wild night, she'd walked away--right after revealing that her father was the one man who could threaten the biggest business deal of Bobby Bolton's career. So Bobby left her alone. Until now. Now Stella is pregnant and staying in his condo. This is a complication that can be solved only one way: marriage. Bobby wants to do the right thing. Hell, he wants her--has never stopped wanting her. Surely he can convince her to say yes, even without those three little words..."-- Page [4] of cover.


  • RT Editor's Choice Desire of the Year 2012,
  • A Man of Privilege

  • BBA Book of the Year (Runner-up)


    Mystic Cowboy

  • 2016 RITA winner for Contemporary Romance

    Speaking Engagements

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