"A heart-pounding tale that centers on the ideas of fate, decency, and humanity." — Red City Review Leonardo Cantrell is a painfully shy sixteen-year-old who cannot look people in the eye. One night while he’s volunteering at a homeless shelter,…
An orphan boy. A mysterious stranger. A city in crisis. When 14-year-old Lance is saved from death, his life is forever changed. For starters, his savior claims to be King Arthur, the once and future ruler of ancient Britain. Lance…
Fifteen-year-old Alex is a “spinner.” His friends are “dummies.” Two clandestine groups of humans want his power. And an ancient evil is stalking him. If people weren’t being murdered, Alex might laugh at how his life turned into a horror movie…
What's the highest compliment I can give a novel? That it's unlike anything I've read. And upon Michael J. Bowler's urban fantasy Children of the Knight, I gladly bestow that distinction."
It's not just entertainment, but a story that changes your outlook on life. It is a story that explores the depth of human madness and hate, but also the depth and beauty of the various types of love. Such a fantastic book!
- Readers' Favorite
The Round Table-inspired works of Bowler's are certainly meant to entertain, but they do so much more than that...They're a call to action to right the many injustices facing the world today.
- Tribute Books
The title of this post is taken from an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) review from Red City Review of my forthcoming book, I KNOW WHEN YOU’RE GOING TO DIE, now available as a .99 cent pre-order on Amazon. This book releases February 25, 2020, and the .99 cent eBook price will remain in place from […]
I’m excited to announce that two of my novels are available as free reads. One is my latest book and the other is a brand new version of my first. The new novel is available to read at SwoonReads.com and I’d love some solid feedback on the story and the characters. It’s suitable for teenagers […]
“Lance is an epic hero.” So said a reviewer when the first editions of my Lance Chronicles appeared under the “Children of the Knight” moniker. Now, it’s 2018 and the series has been revamped, revised, and re-released. Was I able to substantially improve these books? I sincerely hope so. Is Lance still an epic hero? […]
Meet the Author
Michael J. Bowler is an award-winning author who grew up in San Rafael, California. He majored in English and Theatre at Santa Clara University and earned a master’s in film production from Loyola Marymount University, a teaching credential in English from LMU, and another master's in Special Education from Cal State University Dominguez Hills. Using his many degrees Michael taught high school in Hawthorne, California for twenty-five years, both in general education and to students with disabilities. When Michael is not writing you can find him volunteering as a Big Brother with the Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters program. With thirty+ years volunteering within the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles Michael is a passionate advocate for the fair treatment of children and teens in California. He hopes his books can show teens they are not alone in their struggles. Read More…