Robert Hayes is a former military brat who lived all over the country before settling down to long stints in Washington and Colorado. He spent many years in the software development industry before giving it up to start a writing and editing company. He spent a little more than one year in jail and prison in Colorado on a series of bank robbery charges. Robert lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Kory Oransky is an Arizona native. Her work history includes nine years at the Phoenix Police Department in a variety of civilian jobs. Kory is a freelance writer who has worked on several web content projects with Robert in the past. She lives in Melbourne, Florida, with her husband, kids, and a bunch of small critters.