Alex Scarrow used to be a rock guitarist.
After ten years in various unsuccessful bands, he ended up working in the computer games industry as a lead games designer.
In 2006 his first adult novel A THOUSAND SUNS was published by Orion. Since then he has been a full time writer. To date he's had 5 thrillers published by Orion.
He is also the author of the bestselling TIMERIDERS series published by Puffin, which has been sold into over 30 foreign territories.
TIMERIDERS was a RedHouse Awards, Catalyst Awards, Hampshire Book winner and a finalist for Galaxy Children's Book of the Year.
Alex lives in in Norwich with his family. In his spare time he snowboards, sails, writes music and walks his yappy jack russell, Max. He is also very active on twitter and Facebook.
Alex is represented by Veronique Baxter at David Higham Associates