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Monroe, Mary

Overview
Works: 46 works in 327 publications in 1 language and 27,070 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Bildungsromans 
Classifications: PS3563.O528, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Monroe
God don't like ugly by Mary Monroe ( Book )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 2,473 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 ( )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,676 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 )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mama Ruby's known for taking things that aren't rightfully hers, like her best friends stillborn infant, who she brought back to life and christened Maureen. She's also rumored to have done away with her husband. Some fear her, others try their best to avoid her. But Mama Ruby doesn't pay them any mind. Not when she's got the one gift God gave her-her precious baby girl. But growing up with a mama like Ruby is enough to make any half-sane girl wish for something-anything-else. And when Maureen gets the chance to explore the real world, you can bet she's going to take it ... and run like hell"--P. [2] of cover
Deliver me from evil by Mary Monroe ( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,408 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
Mama Ruby by Mary Monroe ( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,394 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 don't play by Mary Monroe ( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,394 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
God ain't blind by Mary Monroe ( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,319 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
She had it coming by Mary Monroe ( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member 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
God don't make no mistakes by Mary Monroe ( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,153 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
In sheep's clothing by Mary Monroe ( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 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
God ain't through yet / Mary Monroe by Mary Monroe ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,121 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
The company we keep by Mary Monroe ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 965 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--"--P. [4] of cover
Red light wives by Mary Monroe ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 930 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
Gonna lay down my burdens by Mary Monroe ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 802 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
Deliver me from evil by Mary Monroe ( )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 784 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
God don't play by Mary Monroe ( )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member 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
Lost daughters by Mary Monroe ( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 764 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
Borrow trouble by Mary Monroe ( )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 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
In sheep's clothing by Mary Monroe ( )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trudy Bell lives with her aging father, works in his downtown liquor store, and has dated the same dull man for 10 years. Hoping to spice up her life, she takes a new job with the Bon Voyage Travel Agency. Yet, her boss, the posh, successful Ann Oliver, alternately berates and compliments her. Armed with Ann's credit card, envy for her glamorous lifestyle, and a taste for revenge, Trudy begins a downward spiral that could end up costing her more than just her job
Borrow trouble by Mary Monroe ( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 739 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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