Bad Break-up

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

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BLOG POST #248: Bad Break-upBLOG POST #248: Bad Break-up

Unless you married your high school sweetheart, we’ve all had a bad break-up. As you feel your world is crumbling around you most people, over-indulge in adult beverages or ice cream. Not this man. He wanted one thing—vengeance.  Read More

Bank Jugging

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

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Robin Lyons, authorBLOG POST #245: Bank Jugging

The victim had been in town for a work convention. In the early morning hours, after the victim used an ATM, three men attacked him and forced him into the trunk of their vehicle at gunpoint. 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

Double Trouble

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

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BLOG POST #227: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving two high school students, both 18-years-old.

Someone notified the high school about alarming posts on social media. The boys had posted photographs of them with guns and one with them wearing their ‘murderous coveralls.’ They wanted to re-enact the Columbine Massacre at their school.

The school reported the concerning posts to the local authorities who took the threats seriously and investigated. Officers arrested both boys after a thorough search of the teens’ homes. Read More

The Teen Who Wanted Retribution

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

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Robin Lyons, author websiteBLOG POST #223: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a recent high school graduate.

The 19-year-old was in a bad place, mentally. He’d overdosed on prescription drugs and was receiving treatment when he talked about his desire to “shoot up” his high school.

During his treatment, he shared he’d been bullied and wanted retribution.  Read More