Stephen Jay Schwartz

"Los Angeles Times" bestselling author Stephen Jay Schwartz grew up in New Mexico and traveled the United States extensively before settling down in Los Angeles. There he became the director of development for Wolfgang Petersen, helping develop films such as "Outbreak," "Bicentennial Man, " and "Air Force One." "Beat" is his second novel, a sequel to "Boulevard." Schwartz currently lives in Southern California with his wife and two young boys.