WorldCat Identities

Monroe, Mary

Overview
Works: 58 works in 334 publications in 1 language and 28,640 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Urban fiction  Sermons  Bildungsromans  Romance fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3563.O528, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mary Monroe
 
Most widely held works by Mary Monroe
God don't like ugly by Mary Monroe( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,186 WorldCat member 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( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member 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 )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolores, a foster child, witnesses her friend Valerie kill her stepfather to protect her mother, and sixteen years later, after they have drifted apart, they meet again and Lo confesses a secret about being married to both her husband and a man who was locked up years ago on false charges
Mama Ruby by Mary Monroe( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member 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 by Mary Monroe( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member 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
Family of lies by Mary Monroe( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member 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. . ."--Publisher's web site
In sheep's clothing by Mary Monroe( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member 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
The company we keep by Mary Monroe( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member 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--"--Page [4] of print version cover
Red light wives by Mary Monroe( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member 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
Bad blood by Mary Monroe( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Seth Garrett, there's no such thing as too rich or too beautiful. His family taught him that anything less than the best simply isn't an option. Now he's out to prove he can be the most successful Garrett--and Rachel McNeal fits the bill. She's pretty, hard-working, good in bed--and willing to finance his dreams. He thinks she's perfect wife material--until he meets her relatives and discovers they're far from perfect. No problem, Seth's got a truly flawless replacement lined up to give him the good life he's entitled to. . . Steady and sensible, Rachel always believed the best about people. She thought Seth was the man of her dreams. But she can deal with the hurt and move on. Until she discovers the true reason Seth dumped her--and just how deep his contempt for her runs. She's done forgiving, much less forgetting. And taking his world apart piece by piece is only the beginning of her long-game payback"--
Gonna lay down my burdens by Mary Monroe( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member 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
Borrow trouble by Mary Monroe( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member 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
Deliver me from evil by Mary Monroe( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member 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( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Mary Alice Monroe

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Languages
English (231)

Covers
God still don't like uglyThe upper roomShe had it comingMama RubyGod ain't blindGod don't playDeliver me from evilGod ain't through yet