The Marilyns

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 186 ratings

Place Your Betts Publisher's Summary

Betts Monroe is a country music rags-to-riches story. As the daughter of the town slut, she clawed her way up from the bars of Bourbon Street to the Country Music Hall of Fame. She's America's sweetheart, darling of the media, and a multi-platinum star. But she has a secret. At the age of sixteen, she had a baby and gave him up for adoption because her boyfriend wasn't ready for fatherhood. Now she finds out that her precious baby boy has been living with his father from day one.

Gabe Swanson is a Texas cattle baron riches-to-rags story. As the only son of the town's most prominent family, it was a huge blow when his father lost the family fortune in a Ponzi scheme. Now, Gabe is land rich and cash poor. But he has his son and family is all that matters.

When Betts moves back to the small town that shunned her, all hell breaks loose. She wants her son. Can Betts and Gabe leave their past in the rear view mirror so they can be a family?

©2013 Katie Graykowski (P)2014 Katie Graykowski
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  • Book 1

    • Place Your Betts

    • The Marilyns, Book 1
    • By: Katie Graykowski
    • Narrated by: Pam Dougherty
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Betts Monroe is a country music rags-to-riches story. As the daughter of the town slut, she clawed her way up from the bars of Bourbon Street to the Country Music Hall of Fame. She's America's sweetheart, darling of the media, and a multi-platinum star. But she has a secret. At the age of sixteen, she had a baby and gave him up for adoption because her boyfriend wasn't ready for fatherhood. Now she finds out that her precious baby boy has been living with his father from day one.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a Romance at its BEST!

    • By 1-Click Junkie on 11-26-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Getting Lucky

    • The Marilyns, Book 2
    • By: Katie Graykowski
    • Narrated by: Pam Dougherty
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Lucky Strickland has lost everything. First it was her dignity and then it was her husband, and now it's her house. She's penniless, stuck at the McDonald's in Bee Cave, Texas. Her only hope, her brother-in-law, just stole her car.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderfully witty fun book...

    • By Terri on 08-28-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Sorry Charlie

    • The Marilyns, Book 3
    • By: Katie Graykowski
    • Narrated by: Pam Dougherty
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Charlotte Guidry, Charlie, is Louisiana royalty. Her ancestor Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne De Bienville settled New Orleans, and someone from her family has been running either the city or the state ever since. Her father The Honorable Thaddeus Thibodaux, governor of the great state of Louisiana, is up for reelection, and Charlie is in charge of his campaign.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love, Laughs, and Life

    • By Jan M on 07-02-18

    Regular price: $14.95