Colleen Collins and Shaun Kaufman

Shaun Kaufman and Colleen CollinsShaun Kaufman ( is a Denver, Colorado lawyer. Over three decades he has tried cases ranging from jaywalking to first-degree murder. Colleen Collins ( is a private investigator and an award-winning author in romance and mystery.

Shaun and Colleen co-owned a private investigations agency for over a decade. They have also written several nonfiction books about private investigations and the law profession. Their blog, Guns, Gams, and Gumshoes ( has been recognized by Ellery Queen magazine as one of the top 3 true-crime blogs, and the American Library Association’s online Booklist site twice named their blog its “Web Crush of the Week” during Mystery Month.