Isla Dewar was born in Edinburgh. She wrote articles for magazines and newspapers for many years before she wrote her first novel, KEEPING UP WITH MAGDA, in 1995. She lives in Fife with her husband, a cartoonist; they have two sons.
'Joy, loss and droll humour, along with needle-sharp observations of human nature, are stitched into this insightful story!' -- Australian Women's Weekly 20061128 'With strong, likeable characters, this absorbing story of a marriage is intriguing!Enjoy' -- Sun Herald (Australia) 20061128 '!surprisingly refreshing!' -- Adelaide Advertiser 20070116 'Dewar writes with understanding about the intricacies of relationships!you'll thoroughly enjoy being along for the ride' -- South Coast Register 20070206