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Lake Child is a 99p Kindle Deal

For the first time since release, Lake Child is 99p in the Kindle Monthly Deal! Red magazine called it ‘fiendishly clever’, bestselling novelist Elly Griffith described it as ‘satisfying on every level’ and master storyteller Ian Rankin said it had him ‘gripped throughout’ ……

May’s Thriller Giveaway

This month’s UK Newsletter Giveaway is an eBook prize, containing TWO of my thrillers: Little Sister and Beautiful Liars Both have been Amazon bestsellers and were shortlisted in the Dead Good Reader Awards 2018 & 2019. Every UK subscriber is automatically entered into the monthly prize…

Isabel Ashdown Chats with Medina Books

This May, I’m thrilled to be Author of the Month at Cowes based Medina Books on the Isle of Wight! This independent bookshop is a favourite of mine, combining a passion for reading and writing with buckets of Wight spirit. It’s no secret that I’m a…

Ten Books to Read in Isolation

If you, like so many of us, are isolating at home right now, you might like a few book recommendations to take your imagination to other places. Personally, I love a ‘Locked Room Mystery’, in which the drama plays out in a confined space…

Red Magazine Best Crime and Thriller Novels

“Fiendishly clever”  – Red Magazine Best Crime & Thriller Novels this Autumn I’m over the moon to tell you that Lake Child has been listed in Red Magazine’s Top Ten Best Crime and Thriller Novels this autumn, alongside Ann Cleeves, Katherine Webb, Jessica Fellowes,…

Lake Child is Launched!

Lake Child is officially launched, and thanks to reader and reviewer support, it’s off to a flying start. Already it’s been listed in Red magazine’s ‘Best Crime & Thriller Novels this Autumn’, and has been spotted in Waterstones, Tesco stores and independent booksellers across…

Over 600 Five Star Reviews for Little Sister!

I’m pleased to say that my bestselling psychological thriller Little Sister is still going strong, with over 600 5* reviews across Goodreads and Amazon … and currently just 99p on Amazon Kindle and Kobo eBook.   If you enjoyed Little Sister, please do spread…

Writing Qs: How Do I Get An Agent?

Over the past decade, I’ve been a frequent speaker at book events and festivals, bringing me into contact with a great many readers, as well as writers in the early stages of their own careers.  Naturally, lots of ‘how to’ questions arise, and in…

LAKE CHILD – Cover Reveal!

Deceit, abduction, murder … How far would you go for your family? Out Autumn 2019 in Paperback, eBook and Audiobook Isabel’s recent novels Little Sister and Beautiful Liars both entered the Amazon bestseller charts within weeks of release, as readers new and old were gripped by her pacy,…

Writing Qs: What Are Words Worth?

Over the past decade, I’ve been a frequent speaker at book events and festivals, bringing me into contact with a great many readers, as well as writers in the early stages of their own careers.  Naturally, lots of ‘how to’ questions arise, and in…