REBECCA RODE is the USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of TIDES OF MUTINY, the dystopian Numbers Game series, and the Ember trilogy. She is also the author of the inspirational book for moms, HOW TO HAVE PEACE WHEN YOU’RE FALLING TO PIECES, as well as number of online newspaper and magazine articles. It’s her books about fierce teens smashing societal barriers, however, that she enjoys writing the most. Rebecca has five children, two cats, one husband, and a ridiculous number of books. She is represented by Kelly Peterson at Rees Literary.