Chrissie Manby, born in Gloucester, UK is an author of 42 novels to date including The Worst Case Scenario Cookery Club. Chrissie Manby has also written under the names of Stella Knightley, Olivia Darling and Stephanie Ash. Chrissie’s latest novel Saying Goodbye to Tuesday is currently available as an e-book with the paperback version available from 11 November 2021.
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Stupendo the dog has died. But that’s just the beginning of his story.
To love and protect. The code of the good dog is clear. When single mother Tuesday took on mongrel pup Stupendo, she made a friend for life. Through the best and the worst of times, Stupendo has been there for her. Ever faithful, ever loyal, ever true. Nothing could break their bond. Until last week.
Stupendo doesn’t know why Tuesday is suddenly ignoring him or why his doggy antics no longer seem to soothe Baby William. It takes his worst enemy – the cat next door – to break the news that Stupendo has become a ghost.
Somehow left behind on Earth, Stupendo knows he has unfinished business. Enlisting the help of the community of animals in the neighbourhood, Stupendo must get to the bottom of the very human sadness that hangs over his old home and keeps him from saying goodbye to Tuesday.
Manby at her best – clever, compelling, canine and utterly mesmerising ― Helen Lederer
Such an emotional, lovely read, just perfect for any animal lovers like me. It was a joy to read, although have tissues handy ― Rachel Wells, bestselling author of Alfie the Doorstep Cat
This book is pawfection. It’s emotional and joyful and utterly compelling ― Alex Brown
A gorgeous, ingenious story ― Amanda Brookfield
Owner and dog can form a lifelong bond, but for Tuesday and Stupendo it lasts longer than that. A beautifully written story about the loyalty of a devoted dog for his owner ― Maddie Please
Dogs really can be heroes and Stupendo is literally out of this world. This is a strangely haunting story about the power of dogs to affect our lives. I loved it ― Maisie Thomas
This isn’t just a story about a dog, it’s a story about the very meaning of life, told from a unique and bold perspective. Filled with joyful bittersweetness and clear-eyed wisdom it made me both laugh and cry and its message of hope will stay with me for a long time to come ― Alexandra Potter