Over the Fence

Over the Fence

by Mary Monroe


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ISBN-13: 9781496716149
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 03/26/2019
Series: The Neighbors Series Series , #2
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 58,389
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

MARY MONROE, the daughter of sharecroppers, is the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling God series that includes God Don’t Like Ugly and God Don’t Make No Mistakes, among other novels. Winner of the AAMBC Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award, the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award, and the UCAAB J. California Cooper Memorial Award, Mary Monroe currently lives in Oakland, California. She loves to hear from her readers via e-mail at AuthorAuthor5409@aol.com. Visit Mary’s website at MaryMonroe.org.

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Over the Fence 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 7 days ago
I mean that was a sorry ending and the next book is not even in the series!
Anonymous 13 days ago
Same read
KelsieAL 25 days ago
Over the Fence by Mary Monroe is the second book in her The Neighbors series. The novel is set in the late 1930’s and is told through the alternating points of view of the main characters, Yvonne and Milton Hamilton. Yvonne Maynard is recently released from prison camp in Alabama where she’s been for almost two years. Milton Hamilton is a young man constantly on the lookout for his next hustle. Milton and Yvonne meet at a bootleggers’ party and the romance is sprung. The two marry and start their own bootleg operation. Jealousy and betrayal abound from all directions, especially between the Hamilton’s and their neighbors, the Odell’s. These petty emotions evolve into dangerous situations. Ms. Monroe has done an admirable job and Over the Fence is another triumph to add to her repertoire. The grammar is perfect for the setting. Background details are appropriately rendered, and the characters are so flawed they must be real. The ending is a bit abrupt but is totally in line for the next in the series. I enjoyed this novel from start to finish and rate it 5 out of 5 stars. My thanks to Kensington Books and NetGalley for the opportunity to read an advance copy of this book. However the opinions expressed in this review are 100% mine and mine alone.
lindyLW 25 days ago
I really enjoyed this book, I hope there is a next one of this series. I couldn`t put it down, it was the same with the first book of this series. It was interesting to read about their lives, prices then and bootlegging. I couldn`t put the book down. Their lives was so interesting and it kept me turning pages to see what was happening next. I felt sorry for Joyce and how it affected her life. I know you will enjoy it as much as I did