Frank Kelso grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, the origin of the Santa Fe Trail. Historic sites, monuments, and statues abound highlighting the journey west, including the Wagons West, Pioneer Women and the Indian Scout located on the bluffs overlooking the wide Missouri. Writing western themed books fit in with his upbringing. Frank has won several prizes for his writing. Most recently Frank’s short story Tibby’s Hideout in The Posse anthology that Frank edited and published is a finalist for the Western Fictioneer’s Peacemaker Award and a Finalist for the Will Rogers Medallion Award for 2017. Frank full length novel have received acclaim and have 50+ reviews. Juan’s Revenge, the sequel to California Bound is due in September 2018.