Mama Ruby

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 512 ratings

The Upper Room Publisher's Summary

Nationally best-selling author Mary Monroe createsan unforgettable cast of characters in The Upper Room. Mama Ruby stole her best friend's baby girl, ran off to Florida, and raised her as her own. Maureen is the center of Mama Ruby's world, and she will do anything to protect her and their life together. Now Maureen wants to know what the rest of the world is like. She is determined to find out, but escaping Mama Ruby won't be easy.
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  • Book 1

    • The Upper Room

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Kevin Free
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Nationally best-selling author Mary Monroe createsan unforgettable cast of characters in The Upper Room. Mama Ruby stole her best friend's baby girl, ran off to Florida, and raised her as her own. Maureen is the center of Mama Ruby's world, and she will do anything to protect her and their life together. Now Maureen wants to know what the rest of the world is like. She is determined to find out, but escaping Mama Ruby won't be easy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, but..................

    • By Ebony on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $28.32

  • Book 2

    • Mama Ruby

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    In this stirring prequel, New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe returns to the “cold-blooded yet fascinating” ( Publishers Weekly) character from her acclaimed novel The Upper Room. Ruby is a wild youth, with a thirst for boys and booze by the age of 15. When she discovers she’s pregnant, the only person she can confide in is her best friend Othella. But Othella talks Ruby into giving up the child, leaving Ruby emotionally shattered and adamant that Othella is to blame for her loss.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Held my interest

    • By Princess K on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $25.19

  • Book 3

    • Lost Daughters

    • By: Mary B. Monroe
    • Narrated by: Diana Luke
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    Mary Monroe is a New York Times best-selling author who pens tales of life’s emotional tapestry. Lost Daughters follows Maureen Montgomery and her daughter, Loretta, as they strive to make a life after the death of Maureen’s domineering mother. Forever scarred by Mama Ruby’s tyrannical ways, Maureen longs for a quiet, simple life. But Loretta has something far different in mind. Dreaming of fame and fortune, she embarks on a modeling career. Mama Ruby, however, casts a shadow with the power to darken their lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mary never disappoints

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $28.34