Robert McCaw

Robert B. McCaw grew up in a military family traveling the world. After graduating from Georgetown University, he served as a lieutenant in the US Army before earning his JD degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, he spent a year as a judicial clerk for Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. He practiced law in Washington, DC and New York City, representing investment banks, lawyers, directors, and other clients in complex civil and criminal cases, including many that generated significant press coverage.

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"Hawaii forms the lush backdrop for a veteran detective’s attempt to foil a grisly murder plot involving priceless looted artifacts. ... As the mystery deepens, the author masterly displays a finely balanced mixture of detective work, local color, and interpersonal melodrama. This winning combination is typically the mark of a seasoned writer, so this debut novel may exceed the expectations of many readers. McCaw keeps the sure-footed plotline suitably tight. ... A tautly paced, impressively accomplished police procedural marking the beginning of a promising mystery series."
Kirkus Reviews

"Fire and Vengeance is a treat as well as a learning experience about a different culture. The time spent immersed in the Hawaiian way of life ended up being well worth it, and the culture was practically another character in the story. Fire and Vengeance is hard to put down once things started rolling, and the result is an immensely satisfying thriller.”
—Criminal Element