She turned up at the Beverly Hills Hotel two weeks later, and checked into Bungalow 2. She felt like a boomerang by now. She kept coming back to the same place. Like a bad penny that kept turning up. She rearranged the furniture the way she liked it, put out the photographs of the children, and got in the tub and turned on the Jacuzzi, and then sat smiling to herself. It felt good. It was like coming home. (p. 277)
Tanya Harris: devoted wife, mother of three, freelance writer. Tanya is more than satisfied with her almost too good to be true life of family, friends, and writing short stories and scripts for tv soap operas. Her dream is to some day write a screenplay for a movie in Hollywood. One day her agent calls with an offer to make that dream come true. Tanya's husband convinces her to take the once in a lifetime opportunity. Two of her kids support the decision; one makes her feel the decision is an act of desertion and betrayal to their family. Tanya's best friend offers help the family during her absence. Not wanting to waste this exciting chance to take her writing to the next level, Tanya decides to write a screenplay for a famous producer who asked for her personally. She moves into Bungalow 2 at the Beverly Hills Hotel for the next nine months while working on the film. Then, life throws its curve balls and Tanya begins to experience a whole new life.
Bungalow 2 by Danielle Steel is a typical "get lost in the story" novel by this author. Somewhat predictable at times, I found myself rooting for Tanya almost from the start. I enjoyed this book from cover to cover and recommend it to other lovers of Danielle Steel.