Ryan Horvath grew up in Athens, Ohio, where he lived until 2001. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he now lives with his partner, Keith, and their cats Kahlua, Pebbles, Stella, Bailey, and the spirit of Puddin’. He has worked in mortgage banking, title closing, and bartending, but his true passion has always been storytelling. His hobbies include gardening, cross stitching, video gaming, reading, and cooking. The End The Beginning is his first novel. Parallel End And Beginning is his second novel.