AMY KATHLEEN RYAN reads huge numbers of books and magazines but has not had sucess in reading minds, though not for lack of trying. She lives in Colorado with her family, but she daydreams of living in Hawaii or Switzerland. When she is not writing, she can be found walking her dog, cooking in her kitchen, or taking catnaps in her office. She is a graduate of the New School Creative Writing Program. VIBES is her second novel.