Edward Swanson is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, and journalist. With an academic background in history and art history, he now applies his research skills to writing on historical topics. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys hunting, fishing, canoeing, and horse-packing. Hopelessly infected with wanderlust, he can often be found traveling the country in search of new material. He resides in Petoskey, Michigan, with his inimitable wife, Jacquelyn, and their two children.