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Kathy Herman
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High Stakes (Baxter #4)

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  200 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Eighteen-year-old Angie Marks, tattooed and pierced, shows up in the small town of Baxter without a place to stay. When eccentric millionaire Patrick Bailey hires her to be his housekeeper, and then when Angie risks her own safety to help Mr. Bailey get his twin great-grandsons out of a rattlesnake's strike zone, she finds herself fully at the center of the town's curiosit ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 28th 2003 by Multnomah Books
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Tamara Tilley
Apr 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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HIGH STAKES, the fourth book in The Baxter Series, quickly became my favorite. The introduction of Angie Marks, a young, free-spirited, teenager brought a youthful energy to the book. Angie has come to Baxter for a reason, not just by chance. And her spiky black hair, tattoos, and piercings, draws stares and standoff attitudes from the town’s people. Will she follow through with her plan? And what will she do when people suspect her in a crime just because she looks different?

Though I was surpri
Christine Bax
Aug 17, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2009
I have really enjoyed the Baxter Series by Kathy Herman. High Stakes continues with the characters we meet in the first three books.

Although these books are a fast read, they are by no means light on content. I have found the series thought provoking and they have me searching myself and questioning my beliefs. They have indeed brought me closer to the Lord and Kathy Herman should be proud of these books because of that fact.
Sep 10, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. I liked reading about the new characters and continue reading about the characters I already knew. I'm looking forward to the next book in the series. I recommend this book.
May 04, 2013 rated it liked it
"High Stakes", book four in the Baxter Series, is another page-turner. How can a convicted killer, who is behind bars, carry out his revenge on the people who put him there? Add to the mix, the arrival to town of a rough-looking teen-aged girl. What does she want from the people of Baxter/
Judy Wise
Aug 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I can't believe that this series is almost over, with just 1 more book to find. This was a different story for me, exciting and spiritual complete with snakes, and murder.
I loved it and look forward to the search for the final book "A Fine Line" in this
Oct 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
I really love Kathy Herman's books. They are so entertaining as well as inspirational. I have one more book in this series, then I'm going to miss the people in Baxter, even the folks at the diner (even Morti).
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is my favorite of the Baxter series so far. I loved Angie from the very beginning and the changes in Patrick were so refreshing. this series has challenged me to think and be more Christ like.
May 18, 2009 rated it liked it
good, i like how she puts the message in her books and they still have a little mystery and sap too.
Tee Mcdaniel
This was a great book it's the 4th in the series and the characters are great so real I loved it.
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Best-selling suspense novelist Kathy Herman has written twenty novels—including the Secrets or Roux River Bayou Series, Sophie Trace Series, the Seaport Suspense Series, and the Phantom Hollow Series—since retiring from her family’s Christian bookstore business. She and her late husband Paul have a blended family of three grown children. Kathy lives in the Northwest.
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