Sacred Trust

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

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BLOG POST #241: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a school district superintendent.

With 25 years of experience, he became the superintendent of a K-12 school district with approximately 8,000 students. Shortly after his promotion he began working on a $198 million bond to build new schools and renovate others. The bond passed. Read More

Getaway Scooter

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

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Robin Lyons, Author websiteCan 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

Bunker Hostage

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

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This case is struck a chord in my heart as a parent, grandparent, and as a former school bus driver.

Have you ever known anyone who prepares for the worst—often referred to as a Prepper? They may have a storage room filled with supplies or, in this case, a fully stocked, fortified underground bunker in his back yard.

BLOG POST #236: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a decorated veteran who fell on hard times, became angry and paranoid, blaming the government for everything. Read More

Retired Life

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

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Robin Lyons, author websiteLast month, schools may have been canceled, but the court system was busy sentencing for school-related crimes.

BLOG POST #235: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a retired elementary school principal.

He’d worked for the school district for 35 years before he retired and relocated to sunny Florida. As many principals do, he started with the district as a teacher and promoted to principal.

I believe just because someone is a good teacher doesn’t automatically make them the right candidate to be a good principal. Whether or not this man was a good teacher or a good principal is not in question. He simply wasn’t a good person. Read More

Fugitive On The Run

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

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Fugitive On The RunBLOG POST #233: This week, I’m sharing research on a fugitive who has been on the FBI’s Most Wanted List since June 2002.

As always, everyone is considered innocent until proven guilty in court.

On the attached FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives flyer, it states Robert William Fisher allegedly killed his wife and two children—a 12-year-old daughter and 10 year-old-son.

He’s a U.S. Navy veteran and has worked as a respiratory therapist among other public service type jobs. Take a look at the flyer, it seems since the world is battling a respiratory disease, he may be working somewhere in that capacity. Read More