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Isabel Ashdown



Isabel Ashdown was born in London and grew up on the south coast of England. She is the author of four novels and winner of the Mail on Sunday Novel Competition. After giving up a successful career in product marketing to study English at the University of Chichester, her debut GLASSHOPPER was published and named as one of the best books of the year by the Observer and the London Evening Standard.

She has a first class degree in English and an MA in Creative Writing with distinction. In 2014 Isabel was Writer in Residence at the University of Brighton, where she has taught on their Creative Writing MA. Along with dachshund Leonard she is a volunteer for Pets as Therapy, as part of their Read2Dogs scheme. Isabel lives in West Sussex with her carpenter husband, two children and their dogs.

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Beautiful Liars

Isabel Ashdown
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Isabel Ashdown

Eighteen years ago Martha said goodbye to best friend Juliet on a moonlit London towpath.The next morning Juliet's bike was found abandoned at the waterside.She was never seen again.Nearly two decades later Martha is a TV celebrity, preparing to host a new crime show... and the first case will be that of missing student Juliet Sherman. After all these years Martha must reach out to old friends and try to piece together the final moments of Juliet's life.But what happens when your perfect friends turn out to be perfect strangers...?

Trapeze

Little Sister

Isabel Ashdown
Authors:
Isabel Ashdown

'A twisted world of family secrets and sibling rivalry.' Katerina Diamond, author of The Teacher * * * * *THE ADDICTIVE BESTSELLERAfter sixteen years apart sisters Jessica and Emily are reunited. With the past now behind them, the warmth they once shared quickly returns and before long Jess has moved into Emily's comfortable island home. Life couldn't be better. But when baby Daisy disappears while in Jess's care, the perfect life Emily has so carefully built starts to fall apart. Was Emily right to trust her sister after everything that happened before? Perfect for readers who were gripped by He Said/She Said, Lies and The Silent Wife * * * * * 'A heart in your mouth read' Red Magazine'Brilliantly twisty and compelling' Sam Carrington, author of Saving Sophie'Kept me up three nights in a row.' Holly Seddon, author of Don't Close Your Eyes'Little Sister had me gripped from start to finish.' Louise Candlish, author of The Swimming Pool'Thoughtful, multi-layered and beautifully-written.' Tammy Cohen (Rachel Rhys), author of A Dangerous Crossing* * * * * What readers have to say about Little Sister 'A dark, disturbing, and fast-paced psychological thriller set on the Isle of Wight.' Goodreads'A psychological thriller with twists and turns that keep you reading. I didn't want to put it down.' Goodreads'Warning - don't open this book for a peek, you will not be able to put it aside once you start. A real 'just a few more pages and then I'll go to sleep' book' Goodreads 'Little Sister is a tense psychological study of a modern family in crisis when a traumatic event happens, bringing devastating secrets (some long-held) out into the open.' Amazon'Brilliant book, I could not put it down. You are never quite sure what will happen next and the end was definitely not what you would expect. One of the best books I've read in a long time.' Amazon'I've devoured this book in about 2 days desperate to know who was telling the truth. And what a great pay-off ending! Highly recommended!' Goodreads