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Monroe, Mary

Overview
Works: 56 works in 337 publications in 1 language and 28,492 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Urban fiction  Bildungsromans  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3563.O528, 813.54
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Publications about Mary Monroe
Publications by Mary Monroe
Most widely held works about Mary Monroe
 
Most widely held works by Mary Monroe
God don't like ugly by Mary Monroe( Book )
33 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,226 libraries worldwide
Frightened and ashamed, budding teenager Annette Goode, a shy, awkward, overweight girl hides the devastating secret that her mother's boarder has been sexually abusing her, until her life is changed forever by the beautiful and worldly Rhoda Nelson
God still don't like ugly by Mary Monroe( file )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,606 libraries worldwide
Annette Goode has finally found a man who loves her. But at a pre-wedding ceremony, her ugly past is revealed, and her world falls apart. When she reunites with her childhood sweetheart, it seems like everything might be fine--until her long-absent friend, who hides a deadly secret, comes back into Annette's life
The upper room by Mary Monroe( Book )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Eccentric Mama Rose and her duaghter Maureen hide out from the law in the Everglades migrant settlement of Goons. Maureen, however, would jump at the chance to see the "real world."
She had it coming by Mary Monroe( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
Dolores Reese, a master at keeping secrets, attempts to pull off the ultimate deception as she juggles two husbands--one in prison, and one at home--and becomes trapped in a web of love, dishonesty, and jealousy, when her first husband is set free due to new evidence
Mama Ruby by Mary Monroe( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
After Othella--the daughter of the town tramp in Shreveport, Louisiana--convinces her to give her baby away, 15-year-old Ruby Jean Upshaw runs away to New Orleans where nothing can erase the memories of the child she lost or quell her simmering rage at Othella for persuading her to let her baby go
God ain't blind by Mary Monroe( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
After a crash diet and a makeover fail to get the attention of her husband, Annette shacks up with Louis and goes on a spending spree, until she discovers a terrible secret about Louis and turns to her friend, Rhoda, for help
God don't play by Mary Monroe( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
When the person who has been destroying her reputation and threatening her family challenges her to a face-to-face meeting, Annette Goode finds her life and the lives of those closest to her changed when the identity of her tormentor is finally revealed
Deliver me from evil by Mary Monroe( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Longing to break free from her dead-end marriage, Christine Thurman, who has escaped her upbringing on the wrong side of the tracks, is drawn back into her old life when she has a torrid affair with a bad boy from her past
God don't make no mistakes by Mary Monroe( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Best friends Annette and Rhoda find their lives in turmoil as Annette tries to balance her new found love life as she tries to reconcile with her husband Pee Wee and discovers a devastating secret while Rhoda must deal with her daughter Jade, whose antics lead Rhoda to throw her out of the house
God ain't through yet / Mary Monroe by Mary Monroe( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
A poignant and passionate new novel featuring lifelong friends Annette Goode Davis and Rhoda O'Toole-- two women whose best intentions don't always yield the best results. This time around, Annette is devastated when one of her greatest fears comes true-- and there may be nothing she can do about it
Lost daughters by Mary Monroe( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 981 libraries worldwide
When her new husband Mel and her daughter Lorretta, an aspiring model, run off together, claiming they are in love, Maureen Montgomery must confront her tragic past to find the strength to overcome this devastating betrayal and make a new life for herself that is all her own
In sheep's clothing by Mary Monroe( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Trudy goes too far in her quest for passion and happiness when she assumes the identity of a wealthy co-worker, leading a double life and getting involved with the wrong man
Family of lies by Mary Monroe( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
"After growing up poor in Texas, Vera Lomax used every gold-digging trick in the book to land a rich husband. Now living in the lap of luxury in San Francisco, her only job is to fawn over her much-older husband, so it's been easy for her to balance a life of shopping and affairs with younger men with a major secret: the sixteen-year bribery of one of her husband's mistresses to keep her pregnancy under wraps. Vera figures that a little hush money every month will ensure her husband's fortune is hers alone. . . Unfortunately for Vera, Sarah Cooper is the child Kenneth Lomax always wanted. When the father she never knew shows up at her mother's funeral to claim her, it's a fairy tale journey from the ghetto to a mansion on a hill. But Sarah's life is not as carefree as her father wants it to be . . .because Sarah knows from the start that her step-mother is as two-faced as they come. And after losing all the family she's ever known, she wants a life that's richer than what Vera's got planned for her. Neither woman can be sure who will win Kenneth's heart and fortune. But as Vera and Sarah scheme to get what they want, everyone they know will be choosing sides, taking chances, and gambling it all to come out on top. . ."--from publisher's web site
The company we keep by Mary Monroe( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
"Gorgeous, successful executive Teri Stewart spends her days working for L.A.'s hottest record company--and her nights all alone. Her best friend Nicole is determined to find Teri a man, but she hasn't had much luck-- because Teri wants more than Mr. Maybe. She's holding out for Mr. Right and won't settle for anything less. Just when Teri is ready to give up, a man from her past returns to reignite their romance. With his sultry smile and easy-going charm, radio DJ Harrison Starr is one-of-a kind--and Teri can't deny she's fallen hard for him again. With her life finally falling into place, Teri thinks her dreams might come true after all. But Harrison may have a secret that could change everything--"--P. [4] of cover
Red light wives by Mary Monroe( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Working in the world's oldest profession, six very different women forge a powerful bond that no one can break, not even their controlling "manager" Clyde, until an impulsive act of defiance changes everything
Gonna lay down my burdens by Mary Monroe( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Carmen Taylor's life spins out of control when her friend Desiree begins dating Chester Sheffield, the man Carmen has loved for years, and when Desiree gets pregnant, Carmen commits a reckless crime of passion
Deliver me from evil by Mary Monroe( file )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
When Christine married Jesse Ray Thurman, she thought she had found her lifetime love. Together, they worked hard to build his fledgling video store business, but now 12 years into the marriage, Christine feels an unbridgeable distance has grown between them. Jesse Ray focuses all his energy on his video stores and lately, while he's at work, Christine's been having lots of hot sex with her old friend Wade. But that's not all--Christine and Wade are caught in a shocking scheme, and if it all fails both will be headed straight to prison
Borrow trouble by Mary Monroe( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
In Mary Monroe's "Nightmare in Paradise," a dutiful wife explores her wild side during a Caribbean getaway, and in Victor McGlothin's "Bad Luck Shadow," a killer on the run from the law prepares to pull the biggest heist in history
Borrow trouble by Mary Monroe( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
In Mary Monroe's "Nightmare in Paradise," a dutiful wife explores her wild side during a Caribbean getaway, and in Victor McGlothin's "Bad Luck Shadow," a killer on the run from the law prepares to pull the biggest heist in history
God don't play by Mary Monroe( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Annette Goode couldn't be happier with where she is in life. She has a good job, a comfortable home, and a wonderful husband and daughter. But tough times lie ahead. Out of the blue, Annette begins receiving anonymous hate mail and threatening phone calls. It seems her life isn't as settled as she thought, and demons from her past surface in unexpected ways. Now Annette is forced to question everything from her husband's faithfulness to her lifelong friendships
 
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