Tag: Isabel Ashdown

Isabel Ashdown and Helen Fields: Waterstones Brighton

An Evening With … Helen Fields & Isabel Ashdown Tues 11th February 2020, 7pm Waterstones, Brighton I’m delighted to be appearing at Waterstones in Brighton this February, over ten years since my first event there, back when I was introducing my debut novel Glasshopper in…

Exclusive Christmas Short Story from Isabel Ashdown

My exclusive Christmas short story, Norwegian Fireflies, was published in last week’s Sunday Express. If you missed it and fancy a warm wintry tale set in the heart of Norway’s atmospheric forests and fjords, you can read the story here.

Ian Rankin’s In a House of Lies – November Book Giveaway

This month’s Newsletter Prize is a copy of In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin, the iconic number one bestseller. I’m a big Rankin fan so I’m delighted to be sharing this stylish and compelling thriller with you – and if you don’t win,…

Lake Child Launch Invitation

Dear Friends and Readers You are warmly invited to join me and the Orion/Trapeze team at Waterstones in Chichester for the September launch of LAKE CHILD! Everyone is welcome – the event is free, but please book ahead as tickets go quickly. Details above. It will be…

July’s Book Giveaway

This month’s EXCLUSIVE Newsletter Prize is ONE advance copy of my new Norwegian thriller Lake Child – two months ahead of release! Every UK subscriber is automatically entered into the monthly prize draw. Simply sign up to enter by midnight 31st July. GOOD LUCK! Privacy Policy:…

June’s Book Giveaway

For news, special content and giveaways, you’re warmly invited to join my free Readers’ Book Club. Every UK subscriber is automatically entered into the monthly prize draw, and this June one lucky reader will receive a rare set of signed hardback editions, normally only…

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…

Celebrating the Nation’s Libraries

This week I’ve been working with West Sussex Libraries, meeting members of Bognor Regis reading groups, and chatting with the team at Pageturners – all in celebration of Libraries Week. If you’re looking for a reading group to join, contact your local library for…

Writing on location … in Norway

Location is an essential anchor within any story, and it’s an element I frequently return to when I’m invited to host creative writing workshops at universities and festivals.  Indeed, later this week I’ll be at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, running a ‘Creative…

Trapeze Snaps Up ‘Jawdropping’ Thriller from Ashdown

I’m over the moon to share the news that I’ll be working on two new thrillers with the team at Trapeze and Orion Publishing – the first being LAKE CHILD, described by editorial director Sam Eades as ‘Flowers in the Attic meets BBC’s The…