Read an extract from The Octopus, Dadu and Me by Lucy Ann Unwin

9781915235039Family and home are important whether you have two legs or eight

FACT: Octopuses have three hearts.
FACT: Octopuses have BEAKS, like BIRDS.
FACT: The octopus at the aquarium is psychic!

Sashi feels like she has three hearts and they’re all breaking. She’s losing her beloved Dadu to dementia, and her parents don’t even want her to visit him anymore. She hides from her grief in the aquarium, and that’s where she meets Ian. Like her Dadu, Ian istrapped. Like her Dadu, Ian should be at home with hisfamily. And then Ian tells her he’s in danger and only she can help him escape.

Read an extract….


Read the rest of Chapter Two by clicking Octopus_Chapter2

9fn2oRf__400x400Lucy Ann Unwin spent many years working as a music journalist for the BBC, interviewing her heroes and absorbing enough live music to confirm you can never have too much of a good thing (especially if that thing is the bass coming through the floor to shake your rib bones). She can’t walk past a book shop, and reviews and blogs about books when she’s not writing her own, mainly as a ruse to keep interviewing rockstars (otherwise known as authors).

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