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  • Mary Monroe

    The emotionally complex novels of Mary Monroe's God Don't series have won the New York Times best-selling author a multitude of devoted fans. In God Don't Play, trouble comes a woman's way just when she thinks she's finally got it all figured out. 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...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    National best-selling author Mary Monroe has drawn favorable comparisons to Toni Morrison and Zora Neale Hurston. In this sequel to the moving novel, God Don't Like Ugly, 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. 'Mary Monroe is a remarkable talent.'-Chicago...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    The author of New York Times best-selling novels like God Don't Play, Mary Monroe is especially adept at capturing the tumultous highs and lows of the unforgettable characters who populate her books. In She Had It Coming, it's the best of times and the worst of times for Dolores Reese, who's married to two different men in two different cities. 'Mary Monroe is a remarkable talent.'-Chicago...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe continues the adventures of lifelong friends Annette Goode Davis and Rhoda O'Toole in this riveting novel. Sensing her husband drifting away, Annette gets a full makeover to recapture his attention. But instead, she catches the eye of another man. Soon Annette is in a full-blown affair-and even Rhoda may not be able to fix things this time. 'Monroe is a masterful storyteller.'-Philadelphia...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Mary Monroe lights up the New York Times bestseller list with shimmering novels that show the all-too-human passions of her finely drawn characters. In God Ain't Through Yet, Annette Goode Davis is thankful that her husband Pee Wee has decided to give her a second chance after discovering she's having an affair. But post-betrayal Pee Wee seems a million miles away, and with true forgiveness the bitterest of pills, they may need a miracle to keep their marriage together. 'Monroe is a master storyteller.'-Philadelphia...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Best-selling author Mary Monroe satisfies her hungry readership with stimulating tales of sensuality and passion, including Red Light Wives. Comprising two distinct short novels-Monroe's Nightmare in Paradise and Bad Luck Shadow from critically acclaimed Victor McGlothin- Borrow Trouble is a hot double-feature that perfectly showcases each author's unique...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    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...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Reminiscent of best-selling writers Toni Morrison and Alice Walker, critically acclaimed author Mary Monroe is a fresh voice in contemporary literature. In God Don't Like Ugly, she weaves a powerful tale of devastating abuse, the strength of friendship, and the burden of terrible secrets. Shy, overweight Annette Goode is only seven years old when Mr. Boatwright, a boarder in her house, begins sexually abusing her. She keeps this information to herself for years, until gorgeous, self-assured Rhoda Nelson becomes her new friend. Annette confides in Rhoda and finds the strength and courage to survive to adulthood. But Rhoda has skeletons in her closet that could doom them...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    The New York Times best-selling author of God Don't Like Ugly and God Don't Play, Mary Monroe has built a reputation for sassy, hard-hitting contemporary fiction. The Company We Keep follows successful record executive Teri Stewart as she scours L.A. for love. Just when she's ready to give up on men altogether, into her life strolls charming DJ Harrison Starr. He's got it going on- obviously-but he's also hiding a dark secret that could destroy their budding...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    In the sparkling conclusion to Mary Monroe's bestselling God series, two forever friends face their biggest betrayals yet and learn that putting your trust in the wrong hands can change your life forever. . . These days, Annette Goode Davis has a full plate--literally and figuratively. Although she's trying to reconcile with her husband, Pee Wee, she's still seeing other men on the side. A woman's got to cover her bases, right? With her love life hopping, Annette should be pleased as punch. Instead, the stress has her eating everything in sight and packing on the pounds. Meanwhile, Annette's best friend, Rhoda O'Toole, has her hands full dealing with her wild child daughter, Jade. When...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    From New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe comes a seductive, shocking tale of two unhappy women fulfilling their every erotic dream--and finding a desire that kills. He's successful, kind, and sensitive--the type of man every woman wants. And truck driver Calvin Ramsey just loves women--especially the lonely, unappreciated ones he meets online, like Lola Poole. His deceitful ex-wife taught him that women really appreciate someone who cares about their deepest feelings and problems. Since Lola always gives more than she gets, Calvin longs to show her the best of everything. And when he gives her the ultimate parting gift, just like he did his wife and all the others, he'll love Lola...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe takes you on the ultimate twist-filled ride with her Lonely Heart, Deadly Heart series. For two restless women looking for satisfaction, too much of a good thing is never enough-even as a lethal passion closes in. Best friends Lola Poole and Joan Proctor-Riley have finally found the love and excitement they've always longed for. Online-dating an endless line of wealthy, no-strings-attached lovers is the perfect escape from their unfulfilling lives. And between Joan's selfish husband and Lola's hateful, demanding relatives, the hotter these ladies' secret activities get, the more they crave-and the more reckless they become. Soon, they're taking...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    In the stunning climax of New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe's Lonely Heart, Deadly Heart series, the tension-and the heat-reach unforgettable heights as two restless women go after the ultimate satisfaction.and a killer desire prepares to strike. For best friends Lola Poole and Joan Proctor-Riley, there's never too much when it comes to online dating rich, no-commitment lovers. It's a fantasy come true and makes their unhappy lives bearable. But there's no escape when Lola's vicious relatives cheat her out of everything that's hers and Joan's husband pulls a devastating betrayal. With nothing to lose, the two will do everything and anything to lock down Mr. Right and lifetime...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    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...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe returns to the 1930s era of her acclaimed novel The Upper Room with a dazzling portrait of two very different couples whose friendship and fast times are no match for shattering betrayal. 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. Their marriage has given well-off Joyce a chance at the family she's always wanted-and granted Odell a once-in-a-lifetime shot to escape grinding poverty. But all that respectability and status comes at a cost. Just once, Joyce and Odell want to break loose and taste life's wild side, without...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Hot, edgy, and undeniably addictive, New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe's contemporary dramas entice readers. Demonstrating the same verve for storytelling that rocketed her previous novels onto the best-seller lists, Deliver Me from Evil introduces Christine Thurman, a vivacious 31-year-old about to enter a dangerous new phase in her...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Mary Monroe is the author of Essence best-sellers including The Upper Room (F0065). Here, she examines the emotional webs that are woven between friends, lovers, and families. Carmen Taylor is absolutely dependable; she feels responsible for everyone she knows. It will take one reckless night to make Carmen realize that she might be able to lay her burdens down and take a chance on real...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Mary Monroe is an Essence best-selling author, the recipient of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles National Literary Award, and a nominee for the Black Writers Alliance's Golden Pen Award. In Sheep's Clothing is an authentic story about a troubled, young black woman with dreams of a better life. Trudy Bell needs to do something to spice up her life and hopes that her new job with the Bon Voyage Travel Agency will do the trick. But envy for her boss' glamorous lifestyle turns into a downward spiral that could end up costing her more than just her...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    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...read more

  • Mary Monroe

    Nationally best-selling author Mary Monroe penned the widely acclaimed novels God Don't Like Ugly (F0063) and God Still Don't Like Ugly (F0140). Chicago Sun-Times calls her 'a remarkable talent.' Red Light Wives is a sassy and scandalous novel of six women who engage in the world's oldest profession. They have something else in common too, their 'manager,' Clyde Brooks-a charismatic but hard man who fills many roles in each woman's life. But soon, an act of rebellion may change their relationship...read more