Marc Rainer (the author’s pseudonym) was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1951. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and a former Air Force JAG and retired federal (civilian) prosecutor.


     In 1987, he left active duty and accepted an appointment as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the District of Columbia, where he prosecuted “street crimes” in the District’s Superior Court, was promoted to the District Court (federal) division, and served on the trial teams in major drug cases, including the prosecution of Jamaican “Posses.” He moved to the Western District of Missouri in 1990, and continued his practice as a federal prosecutor in Kansas City until his retirement in 2015.


     He lives in a suburb of a major northwestern city with his wife, a former Air Force OSI Special Agent, and their three rescued dogs.