Monkey Star

Monkey Star

by Brenda Scott Royce


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When Holly Heckerling heads to Hollywood to work as an animal trainer on a big-budget movie, she finds herself fantasizing about leaving New York behind for good. But she's reluctant to say goodbye to her boyfriend, Tom, or Tallullah, the monkey who stole her heart during a pet-sitting assignment. Plus, even though she's in her element wrangling monkeys, ducks, and snakes, she isn't sure how to handle the A-list actor who's following her around like a lovesick puppy. Soon she realizes her real decision isn't where to live, but to whom she should give her heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451221261
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/07/2007
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.42(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range: 17 Years

About the Author

Brenda Scott Royce spent 15 years in the publishing industry. She is now Director of Publications at the Los Angeles Zoo, editor of the zoo's award-winning quarterly magazine Zoo View, and lives in San Dimas, California. This is her second novel.

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harstan More than 1 year ago
When has best friend Carter gives birth prematurely Manhattanite Holly Heckerling travels to Los Angeles to help her. Packing her bags with no notice proves easy for Holly although her menagerie makes travel difficult. She knows she can find work as a stand up comic in California and her relationship with Tom is seemingly over she knows she will miss Tallulah the monkey more than her former boyfriend.------------ In California, Carter¿s husband (and Holly¿s former comedic partner) Danny arranges for their visitor to obtain work on a Hollywood set. She is to nurture and train animal stars. Her toughest assignment proves not to be monkeys especially since Tallulah has joined her snakes, ducks oh my her most difficult thespian is actor Colin Daltry whose puppy love is driving Holly up a tree.---------------- Holly of MONKEY LOVE fame goes west to cause havoc in Hollywood as she did in Manhattan. Once again ignoring WC Field¿s first law of stardom not to perform with children or animals, Holly¿s co-stars are a menagerie. Tallulah is as zany as ever while Holly trips her way through one fiasco after another with Colin panting for her. Fans will enjoy this wild crazy contemporary as the laughs keep coming in this jocular frolic.-------------- Harriet Klausner