At Gunpoint

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #262: At Gunpoint

It’s early in the morning, when most people are still asleep. You’re at an intersection waiting for the traffic light to turn green when suddenly the car approaching from behind runs into your vehicle. What do you do? Almost everyone would get out of their vehicle and exchange insurance information—big mistake. Read More

Murder for Hire

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

***MURDER FOR HIRE PLOT – READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED***

BLOG POST #259: Murder for Hire

A 36-year-old medical school student filed an appeal to overturn his expulsion. Meanwhile, he agreed to sell an automatic weapon to a person he knew had a felony conviction which prevented him from purchasing a firearm legally.

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EASY MONEY

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR, WEBSITEBLOG POST #256: When a Special Agent with the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is investigating you, big trouble may soon knock on your front door.

When one ex-con does odd jobs for another ex-con you’d assume they were up to no good. And you’d be partially correct. Read More

Back-to-School 2020

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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It’s back-to-school time across the U.S. As students return to schools, a few will be bullies resuming their pattern of perpetual torment.

BLOG POST #243: This week, I’m sharing an update to a true-crime case shared previously about a 16-year-old bullied high school student. Read More

Getaway Scooter

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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Can you imagine a well thought out plan for a bank robbery would include using a Lime electric scooter as your getaway transportation?

BLOG POST #237: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a repeat offender and his strange method of fleeing the crime scene.

I can’t imagine a bank teller’s fear when a customer hands them a note that says, “I have a GUN! Give me all the money. NO INK Packages.” Read More