Eliot Schrefer is a resident of New York City and an honors graduate of Harvard College. A contributor to The Huffington Post and a reviewer for USAToday, Eliot has been profiled in Newsweek, New York Magazine, the New York Post, WWD, and NPR's "Leonard Lopate Show." His first novel, GLAMOROUS DISASTERS, became an international bestseller. He has since been writing for young adults. His books have been translated into Russian, Polish, Romanian, and German.
When he was a boy, Luc's mother warned him about the chimpanzees whose cries fill the night. Luc is older now, his mother gone, living in a house of mistreated orphans. When Luc tries to rob a man called Prof, he isn't mad. Instead, he offers Luc a job. Together, Luc and Prof head into the jungle to study the chimpanzees. There, Luc finally finds a new family --- and must act when that family comes under attack.
Maya is obsessed with her tutor, Jefferson Andrews...until he ends up dead. She runs away and leaves her sister, Abby, following the trail of clues. Each piece of evidence points to Maya, but it also appears that Jefferson had secrets of his own. And enemies. Like his brother, who Abby becomes involved with...until he falls under suspicion.