Book One: Film Miliue Thriller
"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,…
Book One: Lance Chronicles
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…
Book One: Healer Chronicles
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…
Book One: Invictus Chronicles
Courage can be costly. Orphaned brothers Vincent and Dennis Villanueva learn the truth of those words when they create a masked crime fighter and turn him loose on Los Angeles. The brainchild of fourteen-year-old Dennis and embodied in…
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
Hello Readers, Happy April and Happy Book Birthday to Shifter (The Healer Chronicles 2). This is an exciting day for me because it’s not only the birthday of my newest novel, but it’s also my birthday. I love sharing my special day with the release of Shifter because the characters that populate this series are near and dear to my heart, […]
A New Kind Of Summer
Childhood is too short, and too precious, to waste, and once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.
A Heart-Pounding Tale That Centers on the Ideas of Fate, Decency, and Humanity
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 […]
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…