Charles G. Irion is an author, adventurer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. In the 1970s, Irion began his career in commercial real estate development and brokerage. In 1983, he founded U.S. Park Investments, a company that owns and brokers manufactured home and RV communities. In 2007, Irion founded Irion Books and began writing and publishing books. His first book was Remodeling Hellï¿½one of four books he authored as part of the Hell Series. This was followed by Autograph Hell, Car Dealer Hell, and Divorce Hell. Inspired by real-life events, these books are true stories created by actual (hellish) events that infuriated Irion to the point of wanting to expose the demons through his writings. He is donating all of the net proceeds of his Hell Series to victims of fraud.While writing the Hell Series, Irion began work on the Summit Murder Series. The impetus behind the murder mystery series was his participation in a 1987 expedition to Mount Everest from the China side. Irion couldnï¿½t resist creating plot-twisting, adventure-filled stories against the backdrop of the worldï¿½s deadliest mountains.Over the past thirty years, Irion has also garnered a large collection of recipes from resident RV campers. More than 350 of these can be found in his book Roadkill Cooking for Campers: The Best Dang Wild Game Cookbook in the World.Irion holds a Masters of Business Administration in International Marketing and Finance from the American Graduate School of International Management and Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Biology and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. As an explorer, Irion has visited more than sixty countries and is an accomplished SCUBA diver. He is also the founder of a childrenï¿½s dictionary charity, a founding member of Phoenix Social Venture Partners, and past president of a local Lions Club. Irion lives in Arizona with his wife, Rose Marie, who he met in Osaka, Japan, at a World Trade Center conference and their beautiful daughter, Chriselle.