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.