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Alex Scarrow - Author

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. He is now a full-time writer. Alex is the author of the bestselling TimeRiders series, published by Puffin, which has been sold into over thirty foreign territories. TimeRiders won a Red House Children's Book Award, the Catalyst Award and the Hampshire Book Award, and was a finalist for the Galaxy Children's Book of the Year.

He lives in Norwich with his son, Jacob and his wife, Frances. 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.

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Reborn
Alex Scarrow
This feverishly fast-paced apocalyptic thriller, sequel to Remade, packs a seriously strong pathological punch. It's eighteen months on from the horrific events recounted in Remade (“People dying in the goddamm street”, flesh coming away from their bones “like casserole beef...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/06/2017
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Reader ReviewedRemade
Alex Scarrow
In a nutshell: coming after you The best horror stories play on our deepest fears, and Alex Scarrow works that brilliantly in this thoroughly unsettling and unputdownable thriller. Leon is smart, and realises early on that something bad is happening:...
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Format: Paperback | Released 16/06/2016
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Timeriders: the Infinity Cage
Alex Scarrow
Get ready for the incredible 9th book in Alex Scarrow's number 1 bestselling time-travel adventure series, TimeRiders. The end is approaching for the TimeRiders. In a final effort to prevent time travel destroying history, Liam and Maddy jump forward...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/11/2014
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The Mayan Prophecy
Alex Scarrow
This may be Book 8 and the series a major number one bestseller already but many new fans are still jumping in to this terrific time travel adventure, so if it's time travel you're looking for then look no further...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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TimeRiders: The Pirate Kings
Alex Scarrow
February 2013 Book of the Month A fast-pace thriller that crosses boundaries effortlessly hurtling through time as three teenagers fight to save history from destruction. Liam, Maddy and Sal should never have met as they were alive at different...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/02/2013
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TimeRiders: City of Shadows
Alex Scarrow
The best-selling TimeRiders are back in a thrilling new adventure! From the devastation caused by the destruction of the Twin Towers in New York City on September 11, 2001, back to the shadows of Victorian London and onto a future...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2012
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Gates of Rome (Time Riders Book 5)
Alex Scarrow
Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2012
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Gates of Rome (Time Riders Book 5)
Alex Scarrow
Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2012
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The Eternal War (Time Riders Book 4)
Alex Scarrow
Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 14/07/2011
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The Doomsday Code (Time Riders Book 3)
Alex Scarrow
Shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers Book Award 2011 This spectacular time travel series from the pen of Alex Scarrow just gets better and better. The first two were brilliant; this is the third and it's even better. All-action adventure time...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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Day of the Predator (Time Riders Book 2)
Alex Scarrow
A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011. Lovers of time travelling adventure will be mesmerised by this second title in the Time Riders series. Three children from different times – Liam, who should have died at sea in 1912,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/08/2010
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Time Riders (Book 1)
Alex Scarrow
Galaxy Children's Book Award shortlist 2010. This is a thrilling action adventure which hurtles across time and place at breakneck speed. Three children are on the bring of death: Liam is about to drown as the Titanic sinks in 1912,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2010
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