Mary Monroe
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Mary Monroe

Mary Monroe is a New York Times bestselling African-American fiction author. Her first novel, The Upper Room, was published by St. Martin's Press in 1985. She is best known for her novel God Don't Like Ugly (originally published by Dafina Books in Fall 2000), and the series revolved around the characters first introduced in this book. Mary Monroe is the third of four children, born in Toxey, Alabama. She spent the first part of her life in Alabama and Ohio, moving to Richmond, California in 1973. Successful author and mother of two children, Mary currently resides in Oakland, where she continues to write bestselling novels.
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Best Sellers

    • One House Over

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Kentra Lynn, James Shippy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 197

    A solid marriage, a thriving business, and the esteem of their close-knit Alabama community - Joyce and Odell Watson have every reason to count their blessings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cliff Hanger

    • By M. Mitchell on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Family of Lies

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 347

    Growing up poor in Texas, Vera Lomax used every gold-digging trick in the book to land a rich husband....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!!!!

    • By kemba on 06-12-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • God Don't Like Ugly

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Denise Burse
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    In God Don't Like Ugly, she weaves a powerful tale of devastating abuse, the strength of friendship, and the burden of terrible secrets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen

    • By Tamela on 12-29-12

    Regular price: $36.37

    • Never Trust a Stranger

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden, Lisa Reneé Pitts, Robin Eller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 127

    New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe takes you on the ultimate twist-filled ride with her Lonely Heart, Deadly Heart series....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • two of the stupidest women I've ever read about

    • By amanda on 03-30-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • God Don’t Make No Mistakes

    • By: Mary B. Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    Annette Goode Davis is attempting to reconcile with her estranged husband. However, her appetite for food - and other men - has her world spiraling dangerously out of control....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FANTASTIC!

    • By Regina Davis on 12-31-18

    Regular price: $25.19

    • God Don't Play

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Annette Goode couldn't be happier with where she is in life. But tough times lie ahead. Out of the blue, she begins receiving anonymous hate mail and threatening phone calls....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Awkward Pauses

    • By Shereé on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Remembrance

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Charles thought he had it all - until a devastating betrayal and the shattering loss of his family drove him to living on the streets. Beatrice is the first person who's truly cared about him in a long time. Little by little, he's finding reasons to care about rebuilding his life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • easy listening

    • By bettina waldman on 02-07-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • God Still Don't Like Ugly

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    Annette Goode finally found a man who loves her. But at a pre-wedding ceremony, her ugly past is revealed, and her world falls apart....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • undecided

    • By Davine Hopkins on 01-10-15

    Regular price: $28.32

    • God Ain't Blind

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Sensing her husband drifting away, Annette gets a full makeover to recapture his attention. But instead, she catches the eye of another man....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible!

    • By N. Hall on 10-31-09

    Regular price: $25.19

    • God Ain’t Through Yet

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Annette is thankful that her husband, Pee Wee, has decided to give her a second chance after discovering her affair. But post-betrayal Pee Wee seems a million miles away....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved the book and the series.

    • By Kimberly Wasilewski on 08-06-12

    Regular price: $25.19

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