City of Windows
the most exciting thriller launch of 2019
By Robert Pobi
The launch of a major new American thriller series with a standout hero: Lucas Page sees crime from a different angle, and only he can stop a series of impossible killings.
The shot is impossible.
In the middle of a blizzard, down a busy New York avenue, into a moving car.
And there's nothing worse than hunting a killer with a rifle in a city of windows.
The agent in charge knows only one man with the skills to work out where the bullet came from. Lucas Page, physics professor and maths prodigy, quit the FBI after it nearly cost him his life. But he can't resist the call to help, to prove that he is still capable of extraordinary things.
Because Page is wired to see crime from a different angle. The science that explains the impossible shot. The geometry that reveals the killer's location. The logic that tells him this shooter has killed like this before. And will do it again, and again, until they are stopped...
'A great plot, a great setting, and even better characters - I loved this.' Lee Child, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series
'A page-turner painted with soaring prose that makes you want to read every sentence twice. In Dr Lucas Page, Robert Pobi has created a unique and modern protagonist...He'll be back and so will I.' Gregg Hurwitz, Sunday Times bestselling author of Orphan X
Robert Pobi is an internationally bestselling novelist whose work has been published in more than fifteen countries. He spends the summer months in a cabin in the mountains, and when he's not writing at a desk once owned by Robert Calvi, he fishes for everything that swims - from great white sharks off Montauk to the monstrous pike of northern Finland. He collects early twentieth century American art, listens to a little too much Motorhead, and doesn't do Twitter. He also really digs Rice Krispies treats.
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06 Aug 2019
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CITY OF WINDOWS is that rarest of gems - a page-turner painted with soaring prose that makes you want to read every sentence twice. In Dr Lucas Page, Robert Pobi has created a unique and modern protagonist...He'll be back and so will I. — Gregg Hurwitz, Sunday Times bestselling author of Orphan X
A tough, wise, knowing narrative voice, a great plot, a great setting, and even better characters - I loved this. — Lee Child, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series
A stunner. One of the most impressive, compelling thrillers I've read in a long while. The plot moves at bullet velocity. The writing has an electric surge. Robert Pobi delivers a fresh, exciting new voice to thriller fiction. — David Morrell, author of Murder As a Fine Art
I don't have space to list the many things that are done expertly in CITY OF WINDOWS. Just read it and start watching for Robert Pobi's next book. — Thomas Perry
Robert Pobi has written a winner with CITY OF WINDOWS, a novel that should establish him as an authentic, distinctive and entertaining new voice in crime fiction. — John Lescroart, author of The Rule of Law