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 and after studying Swedish at University he 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 twenty books and won fifteen awards, including the prestigious Carnegie Medal for River Boy. His most recent novel is the gripping Bloodchild and his provocative Blade series is being hailed as a groundbreaking work of fiction. He has been described by the Sunday Telegraph as ‘the master of the psychological thriller’ and by the Independent as ‘one
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Average rating: 3.72 · 8,642 ratings · 1,017 reviews · 38 distinct worksSimilar authors
Frozen Fire

3.62 avg rating — 3,314 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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River Boy

3.74 avg rating — 1,194 ratings — published 1997 — 37 editions
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Starseeker

4.13 avg rating — 850 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Storm Catchers

3.66 avg rating — 627 ratings — published 2001 — 10 editions
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Playing Dead (Blade #1)

3.87 avg rating — 513 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Apocalypse

3.58 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Bloodchild

3.79 avg rating — 248 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Buried Thunder

3.38 avg rating — 268 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Shadows

3.84 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Out of the Shadows

3.98 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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“There could never be innocence in a world without justice.”
Tim Bowler, Frozen Fire

“Doesn't seem right, does it? A split second to lose him and a lifetime to grieve over him.”
Tim Bowler, Frozen Fire

“I feel apart from everything and a part of everything.”
Tim Bowler, Frozen Fire

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