Brandon Berntson studied English and Literature at Utah State University, but grew up in various towns throughout Colorado, where most of his stories take place. A fan of dark fantasy, horror, magical realism, and young adult fantasy, he is the author of Castle Juliet and When We Were Dragons, enchanting, magical reads for all ages. He is also the author of Body of Immorality, a cryptic collection of horror stories, and the raw, adult-themed, All The Gods Against Me. His influences include Stephen King, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, Jonathan Carroll, Anne Rice, Robert McCammon, Peter Straub and countless classics. A fan of Colorado sports, Beethoven, Ronnie James Dio, classic horror films, and Star Trek, he makes his home in Boulder, Colorado.