Nigel Hinton (born 1941 in London) is an English novelist, primarily of teenage fiction.
Hinton worked in advertising for two years, then taught English for nine years at the Hugh Christie School in Tonbridge, Kent. He then worked as a professional actor and did some part-time teaching before deciding to concentrate on writing. He has written at least twenty three novels from Collision Course (1976) to The Norris Girls (2017) including the Buddy trilogy for teenagers and the Beaver Towers stories for younger children. His novel The Finders won the Federation of Children's Book Groups Award, and Collision Course won the Dutch Silver Pen Award. Out of the Darkness won the Lancashire Book Award and the Stockport Book Award. His novel Time Bomb, set in 1949 in the area he grew up, won the 2006 Rotherham Book Award. In 2014 his short novel Read more on Wikipedia