Isabel Ashdown is a novelist and creative writing tutor. Her debut Glasshopper won the Mail on Sunday Novel Competition and was listed among the best books of the year by the Observer and the London Evening Standard. She has a Masters in Creative Writing (distinction) and was recently Writer in Residence at the University of Brighton. She is currently working on her fifth novel, Little Sister, a psychological thriller, to be released with Orion in 2017. Isabel is a member of the Society of Authors.