Tim Bowler (born 14 November 1953) is an English author of books for children, teenagers and young adults. He won the 1997 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject, for the novel River Boy.
The Sunday Telegraph has called him "the master of the psychological thriller" and The Independent "one of the truly individual voices in British teenage fiction".
Bowler was born in Leigh-on-Sea, and educated at Westcliff High School for Boys, and at the University of East Anglia where he studied Swedish and Scandinavian studies.
His first published novel was Midget (1994), a psychological thriller set in Leigh-on-Sea. This has been followed by several other novels: Dragon's Rock (1995), a thriller set in Devon; River Boy (1997), a story about love and bereavement and winner of th…Read more on Wikipedia