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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (147 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mary Monroe Narrator: Patricia R. Floyd Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2009 ISBN: 9781440773747
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The New York Times bestselling 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 Los Angeles 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 romance.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Monroe delivers another winner. She excels at capturing your attention with interesting characters and fluent dialogue, all while piquing your interest in each individual journey.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • “Swift, salty writing and steamy sex scenes will keep readers cheering for the couple, and a twisting plot will keep them turning pages.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A brisk, urban novel about walking the line between career and love, and successfully balancing the two.”

    Booklist

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ebony | 10/13/2013

    " I enjoyed the book especially after reading heavier books. I didn't really like the ending but I guess she made her point. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Audrey | 6/13/2013

    " This would make a good movie, but it just didn't pop like her other books as I expected it too. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda | 4/18/2013

    " My first book by this author. Very interesting. Good character development. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jdubsgirl | 2/25/2013

    " This was okay. It kept my attention because I wanted to know what would happen. It didn't really turn out that great to me though! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jenene | 8/27/2012

    " This was my first book by this author (read for book club) and I hope the rest of her books are not this poorly written. The characters were under developed and erratic. New characters introduced and then never heard from again. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Camille | 8/8/2012

    " Enjoyed this book. I always enjoy her books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Keaira | 5/22/2012

    " is a very good book. this book should not be read by most children under the age of 14. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Joyce | 2/5/2012

    " Not one of her better books. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Laura | 12/20/2011

    " I think it could of ended differently... "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Brandy | 9/29/2011

    " I had to read this book for my book club. It is not a book that I would typically pick up, but I tried to keep and open mind. However, it was terrible. There was absolutely no plot. I felt like I wasted an afternoon of my life reading this book. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Sharonbrown | 10/21/2010

    " I like Monroe's drama laden stories but this one was disappointing. There was no plot, people just pop up and disappear and I was bored so badly that I just said forget it and returned it to the library. Better luck next time Monroe! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Sharonbrown | 2/18/2010

    " I like Monroe's drama laden stories but this one was disappointing. There was no plot, people just pop up and disappear and I was bored so badly that I just said forget it and returned it to the library. Better luck next time Monroe! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Keaira | 2/10/2010

    " is a very good book. this book should not be read by most children under the age of 14. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Audrey | 10/14/2009

    " This would make a good movie, but it just didn't pop like her other books as I expected it too. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Brandy | 8/17/2009

    " I had to read this book for my book club. It is not a book that I would typically pick up, but I tried to keep and open mind. However, it was terrible. There was absolutely no plot. I felt like I wasted an afternoon of my life reading this book.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ebony | 6/28/2009

    " I enjoyed the book especially after reading heavier books. I didn't really like the ending but I guess she made her point. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jdubsgirl | 3/27/2009

    " This was okay. It kept my attention because I wanted to know what would happen. It didn't really turn out that great to me though! "

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About the Author
Author Mary Monroe

Mary Monroe is a New York Times bestselling African American fiction author. Her first novel, The Upper Room, was published in 1985. She is best known for her novel God Don’t Like Ugly, and the series revolves around the characters it first introduced.

About the Narrator

Patricia R. Floyd has narrated dozens of audiobooks throughout her career, including Denise Nicholas’ Freshwater Road and Ellease Southerland’s Let the Lion Eat Straw. Balanced with her audiobook work, she has directed several plays at Stamford Theatre Works.