The author is a native of Los Angeles. He had his own business at eighteen. Seeking adventure, and a strong desire to help his fellowman, he sold his business at twenty-five and joined the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Thirteen years later, after numerous on duty injuries, (mostly bullets), he medically retired as a detective. He then traveled the world protecting princes and princesses originating from three different countries. The royals stopped traveling and Robert found himself in a new career outside of banks with the sole purpose of stopping armed bank robberies. He is currently a civilian investigator for a major police department conducting pre-hire peace officer background investigations. Womanless after several marriages he still resides in Los Angeles but loves the forest. He figures if you buy just one book he can move there.