Amber Cowie is a novelist and freelance writer living in a small town on the west coast of British Columbia. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, The Globe and Mail, Crime Reads, and Scary Mommy, among other publications. Her first novel, Rapid Falls, was a runner up in the Whistler Book Awards, hit number one overall on the Kindle Bestsellers list, and was a top-100 bestselling Kindle book of 2018 after being out for only two months. She has appeared at Left Coast Crime, the Pacific Northwest Writers Festival, and the Whistler Writers Festival. She is a member of several writing groups and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Victoria.
She is a mother of two and reader of many. She likes skiing, running, and making up stories that make her internet search history unnerving.