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

Lover’s Scorn

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

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR WEBSITEThey met at work and then began a relationship that failed. When the relationship ended, he packed his belongings and moved out. But he also packed a grudge.

BLOG POST #242: Research on a true-crime case involving a 26-year-old man and his ex-girlfriend. Read More

Misguided Obsession

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

BLOG POST #173: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a 30-something high school band and orchestra teacher.

He’d been a teacher with the school district for eleven years when he was caught stalking and harassing students.

The Obsession

The teacher became fixated on a 17-year-old male student in his band class.

The teacher told the boy he had a crush on him.

There were invitations to house parties where alcohol was being served.

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Love Sick Teacher

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons, author websiteIt’s troubling when you see headline news stories like this: “Roseville instructional aide accused of having sex with student.” …detectives charged the 21-year-old with suspicion of three felony charges relating to unlawful sex with a minor under the age of 18….

That’s what aired last night on the local ABC network in Sacramento. I’ll watch for updates to see where this case goes. *Innocent until proven guilty*

This week the topic isn’t exactly a sex crime, more like a fatal attraction. I felt it was important to share yesterday’s news because it plays into the big picture of crimes occurring at or connected to schools. Sadly, these types of crimes occur more frequently than my weekly blog posts.

BLOG POST #137: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a young high school math teacher.

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These Teens Learned A Hard Lesson

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

BLOG POST #128: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving teenage boys making threats on social media.

Hurtful Online Comments

A high school girl posted insulting comments on social media against a local 18-year-old boy. He retaliated with a barrage of threatening posts aimed at the girl.

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