• Gonna Lay Down My Burdens

  • By: Mary Monroe
  • Narrated by: Lizan Mitchell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (191 ratings)

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Gonna Lay Down My Burdens

By: Mary Monroe
Narrated by: Lizan Mitchell
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Publisher's Summary

Mary Monroe is the author of Essence best-sellers including The Upper Room. 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 happiness.
©2002 Mary Monroe (P)2003 Recorded Books,LLC

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Best read ever

Mary never disappoints, her ability to capture a city and the culture of the people in her stories are phenomenal! The wit and defined narration are always on point. Mary Monroe is a true GOAT!

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Loved it

I absolutely loved this book from beginning to end. I’m a big fan of Mary Monroe and she never disappoints me

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I enjoyed this book

however, I hope there is a sequel now I want to know what happens between them and the baby

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Starts out with DRAMA

I love the way this book starts out with Drama, and Marg Monroe kept me wondering how Carmen and Deserá would get out of there mess. The narrator was good at changes her voice.

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Loved it!

I couldn’t stop listening to this story. I need a part 2. The narrator did an excellent job. I jut loved everything about this story.

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one of the best book I read all year 2021

I LOVE THIS BOOK❤ I LOVE THIS BOOK❤ I LOVE THIS BOOK❤ I LOVE THIS BOOK❤ hot of the press

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FANTASTIC!!!

BRAVO! This is 1 of the best of her books! Awesome book from beginning to end. This could be a series I want more about Chester and Carmen❤️😁

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Ms. Monroe Does It Again!! 😊

Just when you thought reading her previous books couldn’t get any better, she hit you with THIS!! I couldn’t see the twists and turns headed straight for me with these characters, which became my personal associates as well. She definitely has a knack for drawing you in like that. I could go on, but will suffice it to say, “BRAVO!!!” Love your style , Ms. Monroe & please, “Keep up your great works!” 😆👍🏽😊✅

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love loved it

This is beautiful like all Mary Monroe stories. One of the best, I actually cried at the end

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Awesome!

I was unable to get enough of it! The characters were believable and intriguing. What a rollercoaster of lies, sex and deceit.