Andee Reilly was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of California, Riverside and is the author of SATISFACTION and A CHRISTMAS LOVE SONG. Her two-decade academic career includes teaching writing and literature at the California State University, Channel Islands and at the University of Hawaii Maui College. Currently, she lives in Melbourne Beach, FL, and when not surfing, she is working on her next novel.