14 year old Ana Dakkar is at a boarding school which trains children for underwater exploration. When disaster strikes, she finds out that not only was Captain Nemo – of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea fame – not a fictional character, but she is his descendant. Faced with his complex legacy, under attack and possibly with a saboteur among her crew, Ana needs to decide what kind of Captain she is going to be. The book, which has a diverse cast including a character with autism, is permeated with belief in the power of communication to solve problems. It’s an action adventure sci-fi story which pays homage to Jules Verne and looks likely to be the first in a new series by this bestselling author.