About the Author
Berin Stephens was born in Alaska and grew up in the thriving metropolis of Chugiak, Alaska. He earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in music from Brigham Young University and teaches saxophone and clarinet lessons. Berin performs all kinds of music from classical to jazz to salsa to blues. He currently lives in Utah with his wife, five kids, dog, cat, and aloe plant. Berin’s first book, The Dragon War Relic, came out in 2009. It is a young adult sci-fi/fantasy/action/comedy. His latest book, Time Gangsters, came out February of 2012 and is a middle-grade urban fantasy about gangsters traveling through time from 1927 to steal some magical Egyptian coins from two twelve-year-olds.