Hurry Up and Wait 99p on Kindle

Hurry Up and WaitThis week Hurry Up and Wait is in the Kindle 99p deal … hurry up and download it before the price goes up again next week!

‘This vivid evocation of life in 1985 is a fine second book from a writer who first won The Mail On Sunday novel competition’ – Daily Mail

Top 100 Customer Favourites for Kindle 2011 – Amazon

Number One Bestseller – iTunes Book Chart

Petworth Christmas Fair

Leconfield HallThis November you can find Isabel along with fellow authors Jane Rusbridge and Gabrielle Kimm at Petworth’s historic Leconfield Hall for the Christmas Gift Fair.

The fair brings together a wide range of Christmas gift sellers, and the three Sussex authors will be there to chat with readers, sign books – and in true festive spirit, they’ll even gift wrap them for you!

Date: Saturday 28th November
Venue: Leconfield Hall, Petworth
Time: 10am-4pm
Free to enter

A Rather Literary Supper Club at The Spread Eagle, Midhurst

The Spread Eagle Supper Club

This November Isabel will be The Spread Eagle’s guest of honour at ‘A Rather Literary Supper Club’ in Midhurst.  The book club, which celebrates Sussex authors past and present, includes a delicious supper and is held in the hotel’s King Edward VII suite.  Isabel will be joined by her fiction editor Vicky Blunden, from UK publisher Myriad Editions.  Everyone welcome – booking details below:

Date: Thursday 12th November
Venue: The Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst
Tickets: £28, to include 2-course supper and wine
For full details and how to book, please follow this link.

Flight into Fiction at Jersey Opera House

Jersey Festival of Words 2015

‘First Flight into Fiction’ at the 1st Jersey Festival of Words
Have you ever wondered how authors get ‘discovered’ and published?  In this talk of two halves Gwyn Garfield Bennett chats with writer Isabel Ashdown about her latest novel Flight, and literary agent Kate Shaw to uncover some of the secrets of the illusive publishing industry.  Aspiring writers should bring a notebook – and plenty of questions!

Date: Thursday 1st October, 5.15-6.45pm
Venue: Jersey Opera House
Tickets: £8
For full details and how to book, please follow this link.

Isabel Ashdown’s Top 5 Women on the Run

We Love This Book, July '11This month Isabel writes for We Love This Book, sharing her Top 5 Women on the Run in fiction.

In my latest novel Flight, a happily married young mother wins the lottery – and runs away. Wren simply disappears, giving up her old connected life in favour of a new solitary one on the coast of North Cornwall. What she seeks, ultimately, is peace; peace, freedom, quiet, space to be alone… Haven’t we all felt this desire at some time or other?  Read more …