NEIL L. YUZUK was born in Brooklyn, New York. He worked in sales and sales management before returning to college as a freshman at age 40.
In 1987, he began working as a New York City Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor. First at Kings County Hospital and then for the SPARK Program at Canarsie and Franklin K. Lane High Schools.
After he retired, his full-time police officer/actor son David said, "Hey Pops, why don't you write a screenplay for me." He wrote a police procedural called, The Devil's Troll. He then teamed up with David to collaborate on their first screenplay The Reluctant Knight. That screenplay eventually became the first book in the Beachside PD series-Beachside PD: The Reluctant Knight- and it was a Global eBook Awards finalist in the category of Suspense/Thriller.
Since then, he's co-authored the newly published Beachside PD: The Gypsy Hunter. David is now working on a Beachside PD prequel, Beachside PD: Cities of Sand and Stone (scheduled for June, 2012), while Neil is working on the fourth book in the series, Beachside PD: Undercover (scheduled for December, 2012).
DAVID A. YUZUK was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and he always enjoyed being involved in athletics. He played high school and college football and has studied the martial arts. Leaving Brooklyn, he moved to South Florida where he has been working as a Police Officer for the last fourteen years. On his days off, he works on his various creative projects-writing, acting, and film-making.
As part-time actor David Danello, he has had speaking roles on TV shows like Burn Notice, The Glades, and America's Most Wanted. His movie roles include Miami Vice, U.S.S. Seaviper, I Love Miami, and 5th of a Degree.
David's passion for writing started with screenplays and he has IMDB credit as a co-writer of the film 5th of a Degree. He then teamed up with his father Neil Yuzuk to collaborate on their first screenplay The Reluctant Knight, which eventually became the novel, Beachside PD: The Reluctant Knight.
David has also written the illustrated children's book The Legend of the Smiling Chihuahua (www.smilinglegend.com).
PLEASE NOTE: The authors are available for readings, book signings, and other events. Neil is in the Greater New York area and David is in southern Florida.
You can find them at: www.BeachsidePDBooks.com