Matt Braun is the author of more than thirty books and the winner of the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for his novel The Kincaids. A “true Westerner,” he was born in Oklahoma and is the descendent of a long line of ranchers. He writes with a passion for historical accuracy and detail that has earned him a reputation as the most authentic portrayer of the American West. Braun continues to travel the West, gathering materials for his novels. The Second Coming of Lucas Brokaw is his first flight into contemporary fiction and has been optioned for development as a theatrical motion picture.