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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OPM Addiction

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

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR, WEBSITEBLOG POST #257: OPM Addiction

Since this is the biggest shopping week of the year, I thought it would be fitting to share research on a true-crime involving a school district’s chief financial officer (CFO) who had an apparent addiction to “Other People’s Money” (OPM). Read More

The Sky is not the Limit

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

***BULLYING CASE UPDATE – READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED***

BLOG POST #253: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime case involving middle school students.

I first shared this case in October 2018 – you can read it here: The Bullied Student Who Persevered. I looked into a possible follow up post on the victim and found an amazing survival journey that warranted an update. Read More

Restroom Bully

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

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Robin Lyons, Author, websiteBLOG POST #252: Research on a true-crime involving a bullied 8-year-old boy.

After an 8-year-old boy took his own life, the incident warranted an investigation. The authorities felt there had to be more to it—an 8-year-old doesn’t commit suicide. Read More

Spreading False Rumors

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

***SCHOOL SHOOTING – READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED***

ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR WEBSITEBLOG POST #250: Spreading False Rumors

Toward the end of the 2018-2019 school year, at a charter school in Colorado, eleven students and their families were forever changed—two shooters, eight injured and one who died. Read More