Tyler Dilts

Inspired by his father, a police officer who died when the author was five, Tyler Dilts has written three previous Danny Beckett detective novels in the Long Beach Homicide series: A King of Infinite Space, The Pain Scale, and A Cold and Broken Hallelujah. The 2014 Writer in Residence at John Cabot University in Rome, Dilts also teaches at California State University in Long Beach, and his writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Best American Mystery Stories. He lives with his wife in Long Beach, California.