Beware of Athletic Performance Programs

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

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Robin Lyons, author websiteSocial distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19 will be one for the history books. The staggering number of deaths to school closures to the postponement of the Summer Olympics—it’s a crazy time.

When school resumes, parents, students, and staff will need to also resume their vigilance in identifying behavior that is illegal, inappropriate, or potentially dangerous.

BLOG POST #226: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a high school athletic trainer. Read More

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The Boy Who Didn’t Fit In

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

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Robin Lyons, author websiteBLOG POST #224: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving the death of 17-year-old special needs, high school student.

Like many children his age, the high school junior worked after school at a local franchised, fast-food restaurant.

Nothing justifies harassment or bullying. This teen endured both at school and at his job. After the boy took his own life, the coroner called for a special inquest to determine if the constant ridicule played a role in his death. Read More

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The Teen Who Wanted Retribution

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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

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The Teacher’s Love Child

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Robin Lyons, Author websiteBLOG POST #222: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a middle school speech teacher.

His first year teaching was also his last. It took one month to erase the years invested in obtaining a teaching certificate. Read More

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Behind the Scene: New Mystery/Thriller Series

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BLOG POST #221: This week, I’m sharing some behind the scene stuff about the upcoming spin-off mystery/thriller series, Pike’s Alley Private Investigation. Book one, currently untitled, is planned to release toward the end of 2020.

In the School Marshal series, book one, Mac MacKenna had recently retired from special operations in the Air Force and returned to his hometown, Brookfield. He agreed to go undercover as the school marshal at Blackstone Academy for one school year. With the end of the school year and the end of his commitment not far off, Mac’s making plans for what he wants to do next. Read More

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