Bob Kaster is a retired lawyer and California Superior Court Judge, who has lived and worked in a small rural town in the mountains of Northern California for the past 48 years. As a lawyer and judge he wrote many legal briefs and judicial opinions, but after retiring has enjoyed writing for fun. He writes columns for his hometown newspaper, the Siskiyou Daily News, and has written a published six-part documentary, The Great Yreka Gold Heist, about the 2012 theft of a fortune in gold from the Siskiyou County Courthouse. As a University of Arizona graduate, he is pleased to present his first novel, The Septuagenarian - An R-Rated Thriller, at the Tucson Festival of Books. He is currently working on a sequel.