The Marilyns

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 168 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 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    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 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    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