Add Champagne D'Vyne, Holden¹s stock vacuous socialite (this time she's gone spiritual); Belinda Black, a big-breasted, leather-skirted, tabloid hack; and Red Campion, an oh-so-sensitive (but possibly sex-addicted) movie star and wannabe writer and an array of familiar comic set pieces are in motion. Fans will delight in (and detractors will still hate) the bad puns, bad sex, slim plotting and an ending that is, without giving too much a way, pure Mills and Boon. Holden is never going to be Evelyn Waugh but there's enough satirical bite to this frothy celebrity romp to make it stand out from the crowd.--Travis Elborough --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
It's a sad society we live in when a book this bad becomes a bestseller. Constantly waiting for the climax (or even a bit of drama) and left disappointed from beginning to end. Read morePublished on 16 July 2008 by L. Crampton
Having not read any of Holden's previous novels, I assumed that this would be quite an amusing read, but I was quite wrong. Read morePublished on 31 Dec. 2004 by Newsbitch
This book is a wonderfull way to spend an evening at home or in the summer by the pool, its gentle character development allows you to really care about their funny adventures and... Read morePublished on 17 May 2004 by "kate-alice"
There are two things about this book that are really fascinating...
1) how the hell this tripe ever got published, and
2) that the author is (supposedly) female when all... Read more