Lost Daughters

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, May 28, 2013 - Fiction - 384 pages
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From the "masterful storyteller"(Philadelphia Inquirer) and New York Times bestselling author of Red Light Wives and Mama Ruby, comes the long-awaited, spectacular sequel to The Upper Room the trailblazing book that launched Mary Monroe's literary career.

Maureen Montgomery still can't believe she was able to break away from her dominating Mama Ruby. Her happy, secure life with her husband Mel is more than Maureen ever dared hope for. And helping her pretty teenage daughter Loretta achieve her modeling dreams helps Maureen keep her bizarre childhood and disturbing memories firmly behind her

Until Mel and Loretta run off together, claiming they're in love. Now the only way Maureen can face down the past and forge new bonds is to draw on more strength than she ever thought she had to make a future that is truly hers.

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Huge culmination but soft ending. - Goodreads
It started slow and had a very typical ending. - Goodreads
Great read, it was a page turner for me. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Lost Daughters by Mary Monroe!!! A book filled with intense drama and very entertaining. Maureen is the daughter of Mama Ruby that was looking for true love. Maureen was a single mom raising her ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlTonya - Goodreads

After reading and highly enjoying the other books in the series, I was so excited to get started with this one. I just didn't enjoy it the way I thought I would. I couldn't root for any of the ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Mary Monroe is the third child of Alabama sharecroppers, and the first and only member of her family to finish high school. Mary never attended college or any writing classes. Her first novel, The Upper Room, was published in 1985 and was widely reviewed throughout the U.S. and in Great Britain. She is a recipient of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award for her novel God Don't Like Ugly. She has just finished the fourth book in this series, God Ain't through Yet.

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