Isabel Ashdown was born in London and grew up on the Sussex coast. After fifteen years working in product marketing, Ashdown made the decision to give up her job in senior management to return to education, and she now writes full-time, walks daily, and volunteers in a local school for the charity Pets as Therapy. She is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of Chichester.
Her award-winning debut Glasshopper (Myriad, 2009) was twice named as one of the best books of the year, and her second novel Hurry Up and Wait was published to critical acclaim being listed as one of Amazon Kindle’s Customer Favourites in 2011. Myriad published her third book, Summer of ’76, in 2013, her fourth novel, Flight, in 2015, and A Quiet Winter, an exclusive ebook short story released November 2015. Isabel is also the best-selling author of psychological thrillers Little Sister and Beautiful Liars.
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