Writer Kerry Ross Boren specializes in European, Medieval, Renaissance, ancient history, and western lore. He has authored numerous books and published articles in numerous periodicals, including the Chicago Tribune, National Geographic, True West, Frontier Times, Treasure, American History Illustrated, and many more. He has contributed much of his work to the great Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, France. He is the founder of many associations, including The National Center and Association for Outlaw and Lawman History and Western Historical Research Associates. He was the recipient of the 1976 Bicentennial Award from Cambridge University for his contribution to research on The Battle of King’s Mountain.