Tom Bower is an investigative journalist noted for his unauthorised biographies of prominent figures. His subjects include Tiny Rowland, Robert Maxwell, Conrad Black, Bernie Ecclestone, Mohamed Fayed, Geoffrey Robinson, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and Richard Branson. His 2003 book Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football was the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
`There is more than enough carping, cosseting and cattiness here to satisfy any appetite for royal intrigue.' Sunday Times, Books of the Year
`A gripping biography' Bee Wilson, Guardian, Book of the Week
`A sensational book' Sunday Times