Tim Bowler

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Tim Bowler is one of the UK’s most compelling and original writers for teenagers. He was born in Leigh-on-Sea in the UK and after studying Swedish at University, worked in forestry, the timber trade, teaching and translating before becoming a full-time writer. He lives with his wife in a small village in Devon and his workroom is an old stone outhouse known to friends as ‘Tim’s Bolthole’.

Tim has written 20 books for teenagers and won 15 awards, including the prestigious Carnegie Medal for River Boy. He has been described by the Sunday Telegraph as ‘the master of the psychological thriller’ and by the Independent as ‘one of the truly individual voices in British teenage fiction’. His most recent works include Starseeker, Frozen Fire, Bloodchild and the eight-book Blade series. His latest novel Buried Thunder was published in February 2011.

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