Mary Krome

Mary Krome’s Followers (31)

member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
2,058 books | 599 friends

8,683 books | 213 friends

4,068 books | 4,950 friends

5,948 books | 377 friends

25,123 books | 399 friends

Emma Ed...
313 books | 24 friends

3,200 books | 905 friends

1,092 books | 269 friends

More friends…

Mary Krome

Goodreads Author

The United States


Gabriel Garcia Marquez, R. Tagore, Milan Kundera, Toni Morrison, Marti ...more

Member Since
February 2010



After years of her personal experience being misunderstood, Dr. Krome embarked on an ambitious research journey to create a more realistic portrayal of the straight spouse experience. Left in His Closet is a unique politically and morally charged novel that draws the reader into the heart of the debate and delves into the inner world of heterosexual spouses in the aftermath of the coming out.

Dr. Krome's lecture series, The Partner's Phoenix addresses 1) identity confusion and relational concerns of heterosexual partners when their loved one comes out of the closet, 2) non-shaming, supportive responses from family and friends after the discovery, 3) development of therapeutic models that stre

Classroom Use of Left in His Closet

For interest in using the novel Left in His Closet in the classroom go to
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on July 04, 2010 17:16
Average rating: 4.17 · 12 ratings · 9 reviews · 2 distinct works
Left in His Closet

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shrinking into Greatness

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

A Week in December
Mary Krome is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

Quotes by Mary Krome  (?)
Quotes are added by the Goodreads community and are not verified by Goodreads. (Learn more)

“The best way to write is to let the words breathe onto the page from the soul.”
Mary Krome

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Partner's Pho...: Left in His Closet 4 4 Apr 04, 2010 07:10AM  
The Partner's Pho...: left in his closet 1 3 Apr 09, 2010 06:33AM  
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

30156 The Partner's Phoenix — 3 members — last activity Jun 20, 2010 03:42PM
This blog is a venue to discuss books for and about heterosexual spouses, children and families who discover a loved one is gay. There are well over ...more
25350 THE JAMES MASON COMMUNITY BOOK CLUB — 6767 members — last activity 8 hours, 25 min ago
ALL GENRE COMMUNITY OF BOOK LOVERS-Perfect for those interested in good books of any genre, film and lively discussion!- from current fiction, thrille ...more
16084 The Write Vision — 299 members — last activity Dec 10, 2022 07:50AM
Write the vision! Have you completed your vision (book), and now want to share it with the world? This is the group for you! We will discuss the proce ...more
1218 The Next Best Book Club — 23611 members — last activity 37 minutes ago
Are you searching for the NEXT best book? Are you willing to kiss all your spare cash goodbye? Are you easily distracted by independent bookshops, bi ...more
13439 Fans of Interracial Romance — 2979 members — last activity Jan 30, 2023 05:30PM
In this group, we believe that love transcends bounds of race and ethnicity. Love is about the heart and soul, not the color of someone's skin. This g ...more
21207 Book lovers — 466 members — last activity Mar 11, 2020 11:06PM
A group for people to discuss great books and other random topics
25x33 Women's Fiction authors — 792 members — last activity Jul 28, 2022 08:07AM
A group for authors of contemporary women's fiction only. (This isn't the place for sci-fi or fantasy.) Post a description of your book for readers to ...more
29753 For The L♥ve of Reading — 877 members — last activity Feb 23, 2022 12:24PM
I started this group as a project for my college Literature Class, however, the project has come to an end. Yet, the group remains!! Many wanted the p ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 46326 members — last activity 20 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
3364 Writerpedia — 1280 members — last activity Jul 28, 2022 08:20AM
This is a place to share knowledge. If you are writing and need to know something maybe someone here can give you an answer.
More of Mary’s groups…

Comments (showing 1-16)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 16: by Jaree

Jaree Francis

Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow

Leaundra Oye! Mary, thanks for the add. Take care...Leaundra

message 14: by Jaree

Jaree Francis what's the word?

- Jay

message 13: by Bradley

Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

message 12: by Angela

Angela Hello, thank you for the friend request!

Georgiann Hennelly Hi Mary thank you for the friend request.

message 10: by Beverly

Beverly McClure Hi, Mary. Thanks for the friend request. I'm happy to "meet" you.

Roxanne Hi, Mary. Nice to meet you.

SassyMama Hi, Mary...WELCOME to goodreads...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...CONGRATS on your of luck with all future works...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...Happy Reading & Writing :-)

message 7: by Nadia

Nadia Hi Mary,

Thank you for the friend request! I see that we are both fans of Maya and poetry. I always enjoy meeting a fellow poet. Please be sure to keep in touch, and thanks again for the invite.

Robert Hello:
The cat's name is Target, he's a bullseye tabby, hence the name. I see you like Gabo. I meet him at a friend's house in Cartagena, Colombia and he gave a reading from his latest book which at the time was The General In His Labyrinth

Harlequin Books Hi Mary, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also update news when I can for example; did you know that in March Silhouette Desires will be putting out their 2000th book? The authors are celebrating with a special blog on :).

Vanessa Hi Mary,

Thanks for the friendship!


CaliGirlRae Thanks for the friend invite, Mary! Hope you have a fabu week and many happy reading sessions! :-)

message 2: by Beth

Beth Hi Mary,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author on Goodreads!

message 1: by David

David Simpson Thanks for the add!
1 day left to get your FREE E-COPY, Join today!

back to top