A misanthropic animal shelter owner allows himself to fall for a woman he thinks he can trust--unaware she's a disguised pop star desperately searching for meaning in her own life.
Angus focuses his attention on keeping the shelter, and finds a way to trick his father into signing the land over to him. Though elated at his deception, Angus recognizes his own hypocrisy and also realizes he is missing Isabel. Determined to reconnect with her, Angus manages to make his way backstage where she is just about to perform a concert. Angus is ready to trust again and seeks forgiveness—prompting Isabel to take him back.
We Bought a Zoo
A few years ago, a story that had tormented him for months was consistently refusing to be written as a novel, despite Mr.