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Brooklyn-born A.B. “Robbie” Robbins joined the Marines at 17, where he started on the road to his black belt in judo and brown belt in karate.  He became a professional ballroom dancer at the age of 21.  During his career he garnered a national championship and status as a master performer, coach, and choreographer.  Robbie is an outstanding chef and has written a cookbook, THE CONVENIENCE MARKET GOURMET.  Other writing credits include a feature-length screenplay, and a short story published in MAGNOLIAS AND MAYHEM.  He is at work on a mystery novel titled DANCING IN THE DARKNESS, and has completed this short story collection based on a character he introduced in Michael Connelly's Mystery Writers of America anthology MURDER IN VEGAS. Robbie plays classical and flamenco guitar, has also owned a nightclub/restaurant in the New Orleans area, a judo/karate dojo in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, and health clubs in California, Washington, and Texas.  He also earned double screen credits as actor/choreographer for TONY BRAVO IN SCENES FROM A FORGOTTEN CINEMA, an indie-prod film shot in New Orleans.

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