City of Windows
MEET LUCAS PAGE: A DETECTIVE WHO SEES CRIME FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE…
‘A great plot, a great setting, and even better characters – I loved this’ Lee Child
‘Told at a ferocious pace in staccato prose, this thriller truly gets the blood racing’ Daily Mail
Severely injured on a case, Page retired from the FBI to become a professor. But now his friend has been killed by a sniper in New York and Page’s extraordinary mind is needed urgently.
The shot that killed the man should have been impossible: in the middle of a blizzard, down a busy New York avenue, into a moving car. But it happened.
Only Page can work out the science behind the shot, the geometry that reveals the killer’s location. The logic that says the shooter has killed like this before. And will do it again, and again, until they are stopped …
‘A page-turner painted with soaring prose’ Gregg Hurwitz
‘Relevant, smart and action-packed’ Christopher Brookmyre
By the time the cranky, but loveable Page solves the who and the how, I suspect he'll have established himself as your new favourite sleuth * Sunday Express S Magazine * An absolute corker of a thriller * Irish Independent * Told at a ferocious pace in staccato prose, this thriller truly gets the blood racing * Daily Mail * Fanfare of trumpets please ... a thriller star is born. One with gripping storytelling fire power. Pobi draws you into a hair-trigger plot * Peterborough Telegraph * Pobi keeps the pages turning * Shots Magazine * Pobi's punchy prose bowls along breaking all the speed limits * Sunday Times Crime Club * Author Pobi and Character Page are even on the strength of this first outing shaping up to be the new dream team for fans of high concept thrillers. It can only be a matter of time too before Netflix make Mr Pobi an offer he can't refuse, this is a series that has all the ingredients to run and run * Shots Magazine * A thrilling page turner with a unique and fascinating hero in Lucas Page. The narrative whips by at breakneck page and the plotting is smart and tense -- Rob Reynolds 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 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 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 CITY OF WINDOWS is a white knuckle ride hurtling along at breakneck speed. A beautifully plotted thriller, but the best thing of all is its lead character. With Dr Lucas Page Robert Pobi has created one of the most fascinating and unique protagonists since Jeffery Deaver's Lincoln Rhyme. -- Martyn Waites Relevant, smart and action-packed, CITY OF WINDOWS is The Day of the Jackal for Trump's America. -- Chris Brookmyre Pulsating * Sunday Times Culture * 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 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
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