After a career in music, Robert Burton Robinson worked as a software engineer, developing applications for the Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center in Houston for fourteen years. His books include the Greg Tenorly Suspense Series: Bicycle Shop Murder, Hideaway Hospital Murders, Illusion of Luck, and Fly the Rain, the Ginger Lightly Short-Novel Mysteries Series: Sweet Ginger Poison and Ginger Dead House, Rebecca Ranghorn - Texas P.I.: a short-novel murder mystery, and two short story collections: 22 Short Stories, and Amateur Investigator.
Robert writes Young Adult Fiction under the pen name Arby Robbins. Dream Tunnel, his first Arby Robbins book, is a YA Romantic Suspense Fantasy.
He earned a Bachelor of Music degree and a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences from Lamar University, and did graduate music work at University of North Texas. He loves spending time with family, playing guitar, and watching movies. He has three children and six grandchildren. He and his wife live near Houston, Texas.