Manby has an eye for the intricacies of the female mind . . . Her exploration of friends finding they just might not survive an enforced week away is nothing short of brilliant.
Very funny, hugely feel-good and the perfect antidote for anyone who worries that the only career ladder they've achieved is a run in their tights
It's a great idea for a plot, and Manby's writing more than does it justice
A deliciously comical novel that's peppered with characters who are so endearing you'll want to take them home and introduce them to your mum . . . GIRL MEETS APE is charming, funny and compelling as your favourite soap . . . it's a rip-roaring good read
'A fast-track, fun romance full of monkey business'
The perfect antidote to the cold winter weather . . . light hearted romp of sun, sea, sand and sex . . . This merry novel should blow away the winter blues.