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Alex Scarrow - Author

About the Author

Alex Scarrow lives a nomadic existence with his wife Frances, and his son Jacob, for now, living in Norwich. He spent the first 10 years out of college in the music business chasing record deals and the next 12 years in the computer games business as a graphic artist and eventually a games designer.

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Other books by Alex Scarrow

Plague Nation

Plague Nation

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

It happened within a week. Survival was just the start of it . . . Eighteen months have passed since the events of Plague Land. Leon and Freya have seen no sign of the virus, clinging on to the hope that two hard winters just may have killed it off. When news of a rescue ship arriving off the coast comes in, the pair are on the move once again. But all is not as safe as it seems. The virus has been busy, it has learned and evolved. And now, it is reborn. Plague Nation is the explosive second book in the Remade trilogy, by the bestselling author of the TimeRiders series, Alex Scarrow. This book was previously published in paperback as Reborn.

Plague World

Plague World

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

It happened within a week. Survival was just the start of it. It has a plan . . . Leon is stuck in England. Grace is on her way to New Zealand and Freya to the 'New United States' in Cuba. The virus has assimilated all of humanity except for these three communities and now it is prepared to talk with them. How they each choose to respond to the virus, will ultimately decide their fate in Plague World, the apocalyptic finale to the Remade trilogy from bestselling author of the TimeRiders series, Alex Scarrow.

Plague Land

Plague Land

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

It happened within a week . . . Leon and his younger sister, Grace, have recently moved to London from New York and are struggling to settle into their new school, when rumours of an unidentified virus in Africa begin to fill the news. Within a week the virus hits London. The siblings witness people turning to liquid before their eyes, and they run for their lives. A month after touching Earth's atmosphere, the virus has assimilated the world's biomass. But the virus isn't their only enemy, and survival is just the first step. Plague Land is the explosive first novel in the Remade trilogy from the bestselling and award-winning author of TimeRiders, Alex Scarrow. This book was previously published in paperback as Remade.

REBORN

REBORN

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2017

REBORN is the gripping sequel to the apocalyptic thriller REMADE, by bestselling author of the Timeriders series, Alex Scarrow. Eighteen months have passed since the events of REMADE. Leon and Freya have seen no sign of the virus, clinging on to the hope that two hard winters may have just killed it off. When news of a rescue ship arriving off the coast comes in, the pair are on the move once again. But all is not as safe as it seems. The virus has been busy. It has learned and evolved. And now it is reborn...

Remade

Remade

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2016

Leon and his younger sister, Grace, have recently moved to London from New York and are struggling to settle into their new school when rumours of an unidentified virus in Africa begin to fill the news. Within a week the virus hits London. The siblings witness people turning to liquid before their eyes, and they run for their lives. A month after touching Earth's atmosphere the virus has assimilated the world's biomass. But the virus isn't their only enemy, and survival is just the first step . . .

TimeRiders: The Infinity Cage (book 9)

TimeRiders: The Infinity Cage (book 9)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2014

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . The end is approaching for the TimeRiders. In a final effort to prevent time travel destroying history, Liam and Maddy jump forward to 2070 to confront the enigmatic Waldstein and prove once and for all if he is friend or foe. What they discover is more shocking than anyone could have imagined and soon the TimeRiders are on one final mission - back to Biblical times to save the whole of humanity . . .

Doctor Who: Spore

Doctor Who: Spore

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 21/11/2013

In a small town in the Nevada desert, an alien pathogen has reduced the entire population to a seething mass of black slime. When the Eighth Doctor arrives, he realises this latest threat to humanity is horrifyingly familiar - it is a virus which almost annihilated his entire race, the Time Lords... Author Alex Scarrow puts his own unique spin on the Doctors amazing adventures through time and space.

TimeRiders, Band 5: TimeRiders - Projekt Exodus

TimeRiders, Band 5: TimeRiders - Projekt Exodus

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 13/09/2013

Im Jahr 2070 steht die Welt kurz vor dem Untergang. Projekt Exodus soll 300 Auserwahlte mit einer Zeitmaschine ins Alte Rom bringen, damit diese dort ein neues Leben beginnen und so auch den Weltuntergang in der Zukunft verhindern. Doch fast alles geht schief - das Projekt sorgt dafur, dass eine furchtbare Zeitwelle eintritt, welche die TimeRiders auf den Plan ruft. Liam und Bob reisen ins Alte Rom, um zu recherchieren, Maddy und Sal koordinieren von der Basis aus. Doch plotzlich sturmen Kampfroboter die Basis - und wollen nur eins: toten!

Doctor Who: Spore

Doctor Who: Spore

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2013

Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord.In a small town in the Nevada desert, an alien pathogen has reduced the entire population to a seething mass of black slime. When the Eighth Doctor arrives, he realises this latest threat to humanity is horrifyingly familiar - it is a virus which almost annihilated his entire race, the Time Lords...Author Alex Scarrow puts his own unique spin on the Doctor's amazing adventures through time and space.

TimeRiders: The Mayan Prophecy (Book 8)

TimeRiders: The Mayan Prophecy (Book 8)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2013

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . When Maddy finally unlocks fragments of the secret that Becks has been holding on to, the TimeRiders start to piece together their true purpose. Racing through time to connect the clues, the team discover a Mayan tribe and an ancient relic provides a vital link to the past . . . and future. But not all the TimeRiders can cope with the discovery, and one threatens to bring them all down if they can act out their revenge . . .

TimeRiders 4: TimeRiders

TimeRiders 4: TimeRiders

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 22/04/2013

Eine Zeitwelle verandert den Verlauf des Amerikanischen Burgerkriegs. Abraham Lincoln, zukunftiger Prasident der Vereinigten Staaten, folgt Liam in das Jahr 2001 und dadurch befindet sich die Welt in einem gefahrlichen Schwebezustand. Wenn es den TimeRiders nicht gelingt, Lincoln ins Jahr 1831 zuruckzubringen, wird der Krieg niemals enden und die Welt bald nur noch aus Ruinen bestehen. Wahrend Liam und Sal Lincoln schutzen, begibt sich Maddy hinter die feindlichen Linien und versucht, zwei Offiziere der gegnerischen Parteien davon zu uberzeugen, dass nur ein Waffenstillstand die Zukunft zu retten vermag. Erscheint in 20 Lndern weltweit

TimeRiders: The Pirate Kings (Book 7)

TimeRiders: The Pirate Kings (Book 7)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2013

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . Relocated to Victorian London, the TimeRiders joy-ride back to 1666 to witness the Great Fire of London. In the ensuing chaos, Liam and their newest recruit, Rashim, find themselves trapped between the fire and the Thames. They escape onboard a river boat, only to be confronted by an unscrupulous captain with his heart set on treasures of the high seas . . . Back in 1888, Maddy and the rest of the team are frantically trying to track them down. But with limited resources at their new base, can Liam and Rashim survive the bloodthirsty and barbaric age of piracy long enough to be rescued? ** Book seven in the bestselling TimeRiders series by Alex Scarrow. ** The Golden Age of Piracy get a time-travel makeover! ** Perfect for fans of Doctor Who and Pirates of the Caribbean. ** TimeRiders (Book 1) won the Red House Book Award older readers category, and was Penguin UK's first ever number one on the iBookstore. ** www.time-riders.co.uk

TimeRiders 3: TimeRiders

TimeRiders 3: TimeRiders

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2012

1194, Sherwood Forest/England: Ein geheimnisvoller Kapuzenmann, scheinbar grenzenlos stark und unverwundbar, raubt den heiligen Gral - ein codiertes Manuskript mit einer angeblich gottlichen Prophezeiung. Die TimeRiders mussen schnell reagieren, sonst wird Grobritannien in der Zukunft nicht mehr existieren. Wahrend Maddy und Sal versuchen, den Code zu entschlusseln, begibt sich Liam auf die Suche nach dem Dieb. Und zieht dabei den Unmut des geheimnisvollen Ordens der Tempelritter auf sich ... Erscheint in 16 Lndern weltweit. Alex Scarrow war zuerst Rockgitarrist, danach Grafiker und beschloss dann, Computerspiele zu entwickeln. Schlielich wurde er erwachsen und begann zu schreiben. Er ist der Autor zahlreicher erfolgreicher Thriller und mehrerer Drehbcher. Am meisten Spa aber macht es ihm, Romane fr junge Erwachsene zu schreiben, in denen er auch Ideen aus seinen Computerspielen umsetzen kann. Er lebt in Norwich, zusammen mit seinem Sohn Jacob, seiner Ehefrau Frances und zwei sehr dicken Ratten.

TimeRiders: City of Shadows (Book 6)

TimeRiders: City of Shadows (Book 6)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2012

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . Hunted by cyborg assassins from the future, the TimeRiders must abandon New York and go on the run. They escape to Victorian London and the streets where Jack the Ripper roams. But, before they can establish their new base, they make their most shattering discovery yet - and it will change everything . . . ** Book six in the bestselling TimeRiders series by Alex Scarrow. ** Victorian London's Jack the Ripper get a time-travel makeover! ** Perfect for fans of Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes. ** TimeRiders (Book 1) won the Red House Book Award older readers category, and was Penguin UK's first ever number one on the iBookstore. ** www.time-riders.co.uk

TimeRiders 2: TimeRiders

TimeRiders 2: TimeRiders

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 21/03/2012

Liam, Maddy und Sal sind Agenten einer streng geheimen Organisation, die nur eine Aufgabe hat: die Welt vor der Zerstorung durch Zeitreisende zu schutzen. Bei ihrer zweiten Mission wird Liam durch einen Unfall 65 Millionen Jahre in der Zeit zuruckversetzt - und zur Beute einer unbekannten Spezies. Diese ist intelligenter, machtiger und todlicher, als die Forschung es je von Dinosauriern gedacht hatte. Es sind Kreaturen, die beinahe denken und handeln wie Menschen und eine feste Uberzeugung haben: Die Kreidezeit gehort ihnen ganz allein, jeder Eindringling muss vernichtet werden ...

TimeRiders: Gates of Rome (Book 5)

TimeRiders: Gates of Rome (Book 5)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2012

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . Project Exodus - a mission to transport 300 Americans from 2070 to 54AD to overthrow the Roman Empire - has gone catastrophically wrong. Half have arrived seventeen years earlier, during the reign of Caligula. Liam goes to investigate, but when Maddy and Sal attempt to flee a kill-squad sent to hunt down their field office, all of the TimeRiders become trapped in the Roman past. Armed with knowledge of the future, Caligula is now more powerful than ever. But with the office unmanned - and under threat - how will the TimeRiders make it back to 2001 and put history right? ** Book five in the bestselling TimeRiders series by Alex Scarrow. ** Ancient Rome gets a time-travel makeover! ** TimeRiders (Book 1) won the Red House Book Award older readers category, and was Penguin UK's first ever number one on the iBookstore. ** www.time-riders.co.uk

TimeRiders 1: TimeRiders

TimeRiders 1: TimeRiders

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: eBook Release Date: 12/12/2011

Liam O'Connor hatte 1912 an Bord der Titanic sterben sollen. Maddy Carter 2010 in einem Flugzeug ber Amerika. Saleena Vikram 2026 bei einem Brand in Mumbai. Doch Sekunden vor dem Tod der drei taucht ein mysteriser Mann auf und reicht ihnen die Hand - und nun sind sie Agenten einer streng geheimen Organisation, die nur eine Aufgabe hat: die Welt vor der Zerstrung durch Zeitreisende zu schtzen. Schon der erste Auftrag bringt das Team in groe Gefahr. Liam, Maddy und Sal mssen sich bewhren und das gegen einen mchtigen Gegner. Sein Ziel: die Weltherrschaft! Actionreiche Zeitreise fr Jugendliche ab 12 Jahren

TimeRiders: The Eternal War (Book 4)

TimeRiders: The Eternal War (Book 4)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2011

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . A time wave has struck that alters the entire history of the American Civil War. Abraham Lincoln has followed Liam into the present from 1831 - and now the world is in a dangerous state of limbo . . . If the TimeRiders can't return Lincoln to the past, the Civil War will never end. Can Maddy persuade two colonels on either side of no man's land to cease fire long enough to save the future?

TimeRiders: The Doomsday Code (Book 3)

TimeRiders: The Doomsday Code (Book 3)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

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 work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . In 1993 British computer hacker Adam Lewis finds his name in a coded manuscript that is almost one thousand years old. How did Adam's name get in there . . . and why? Confronted by Adam in 2001, the TimeRiders travel back to Sherwood Forest in 1193 to discover the origins of the ancient message. But when a strange hooded man appears interested in the same thing, they begin to wonder what terrible threat this cryptic link from the past holds for the future . . .

Afterlight

Afterlight

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

Civilisation is gone. Where does humanity go from here...? The world lies devastated after the massive oil crisis that was described in LAST LIGHT. Human society has more or less entirely broken down and millions lie dead of starvation or disease. There are only one or two beacon communities that have managed to fashion a new way of living. Jenny Sutherland runs one of these groups. Based on a series of decaying offshore oil rigs - for safety - a few hundred people have rebuilt a semblance of normality in this otherwise dead world. But as Jenny and her people explore their surroundings once again, they start to realise not every survivor has the same vision of a better future than their catastrophic past. There are people out there who would take everything they have. War is coming, and the stakes are truly massive...

TimeRiders: Day of the Predator (Book 2)

TimeRiders: Day of the Predator (Book 2)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2010

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 2029. But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no-one knows exists. Its purpose - to prevent time travel destroying history . . . When Maddy mistakenly opens a time window where and when she shouldn't have, Liam is marooned sixty-five million years ago in the hunting ground of a deadly - and until now - undiscovered species of predator. Can Liam make contact with Maddy and Sal before he's torn to pieces by dinosaurs - and without endangering history so much that the world is overtaken by a terrifying new reality?

TimeRiders (Book 1)

TimeRiders (Book 1)

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2009

This is book one in Alex Scarrow's exciting science fiction TimeRiders series. 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 2029. Yet moments before death, someone mysteriously appeared and said, 'Take my hand . . .' But Liam, Maddy and Sal aren't rescued. They are recruited by an agency that no one knows exists, with only one purpose - to fix broken history. Because time travel is here, and there are those who would go back in time and change the past. That's why the TimeRiders exist: to protect us. To stop time travel from destroying the world . . . The TimeRiders series: TimeRiders; Day of the Predator; The Doomsday Code; The Eternal War; Gates of Rome; City of Shadows; The Pirate Kings Alex's thrillers for adults: A Thousand Suns; Last Light; October Skies; Afterlight; The Candle Man

A Thousand Suns

A Thousand Suns

Author: Alex Scarrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2009

On 29 April 1945 the Allies secretly surrendered unconditionally to Nazi Germany. Four hours later, that surrender was withdrawn. The world never knew - until now... It is early April of 1945. The Nazi regime is being slowly throttled by the oncoming Russian and Allied armies and Hitler rages uselessly in his Berlin bunker. But the high command have one more throw of the dice to make... An audacious plan is hatched to save the Fatherland and beat off the approaching apocalypse. All it will take is a hodge-podge squadron of escort fighters, a captured US bomber and one suicidally brave pilot to fly it over the Atlantic into the beating heart of America. Half a century later, a rusting plane is discovered, sunk with its crew, off the coast of New York - a relic from a bygone age. Chris Roland, a brilliant young photographer, is sent to take photos of this time capsule. But it is only when he discovers the fragments of Nazi uniforms on the decaying corpses that he realises he has come across a secret so terrible that even fifty years later it could still kill him...