Former antiques dealer Pobi boldly announces his arrival as a cunning novelist with this grim and gory debut thriller. FBI contractor Jake Cole. Bloodman by Robert Pobi book review. Click to read the full review of Bloodman in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Renee C. Official website for novelist Robert Pobi. Worldwide – August 6, His novel, Bloodman, was called ” a remarkable debut ” by Booklist, and ” a relentless.

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But as the only child to his widowed father, Cole feels it is his duty to attend to his affairs. All that being said – the book has a lot of redeeming qualities. After dinner he writes until 1 or 2 in the morning. Compounding the murders and the enigma of thousands of crazed paintings littering his father’s house is a Category 5 hurricane headed directly for Montauk.

If you love reading mystery, suspense thrillers, don’t miss out on this one. And the final one. To ask other readers questions about Bloodmanplease sign up.

I honestly expected BigFoot to show up and be the killer. He can look at a violent scene and recreate the killing in his My favorite perk of being a published writer is getting advance reader copies of novels. I will be thinking about this novel based on all the puzzles that had to be solved, for many days to come.

Bkoodman is a thrilling combination of events and puzzles and character drama that had me guessing up to the final haunting twist at the end. There are some horrifying elements in this story—there has to be—but roert it horror? When a twisted serial killer strikes nearby, the local sheriff is ill equipped to battle an increasingly bold killer. I loved the writing. That book cover is awesome! Having recently moved, his office suffers from boxes piled along the walls of his sloped-ceiling attic space.


Mar 27, Miles rated it really liked it Shelves: So at the end ofhe walked away from his business, an exclusive antiques and decorating shop in Montreal, and signed with Jill Marr at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency at the end of February One only he can see, Jake has the unique ability to recreate with disturbing, haunting accuracy every detail of a murder in his mind bpoodman viewing the scene of the crime.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. FBI agent Poobi Cole comes back to his hometown after his ailing father has an accident.

oobi Bloodman blooman Robert Pobi. Now he writes every day — at a desk that once belonged to Roberto Calvi. The problem, if you can call it that, is each publisher has different contractual requirements, so the books are coming out staggered. I love reading about serial killers – I even started a Serial Killer Reading Challenge so the excitement and expectation is already set high. Overall, this novel is a dark, chilling, and extremely unforgettable read.

As he sifts through the detritus of his father’s madness, Jake discovers thousands of seemingly meaningless paintings stacked in the studio – a bizarre trail of dust-covered breadcrumbs the painter left as he tumbled down the rabbit hole of dementia.

Hard enough to bust blood vessels in her eyes. I hope it does well as the author robfrt deserves kudos for his work. By robery time I got half way I was starting to get bored, I felt numerous things were being repeated and not benefiting the investigation so they felt like filler instead of adding to the story.

I wish I could have rated this novel as a 10 Star, because it was so amazing. Jake Cole has avoided Montauk for over a quarter of a century, having nothing but negative memories to associate with his hometown.


Bloodman by Robert Pobi

You MUST read it. Currently Robert has no plans to bring back Jake Cole in future novels and readers will find it is his use of language and writing style they will recognize from book to book — not characters or genre. Aug 07, Daniel Ray rated it did not like it. Paperbackpages. I found the characters to be I hated how it was handled.

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An uncompromisingly dark and brutal psychological thriller with one hell of a twist. What a disappointment and waste of a great story idea, concept, characters, etc. The writing is dark and gritty. The author has rlbert cleverly painted clues into the layers upon layers that make up the final picture. And it was unusual that he had lost those four months.

Lists with This Book. A difficult thing to pull off anymore. With the storm pounding Montauk back to the stone age, Cole is desperately pursuing answers and the killer. Rlbert van begin tot einde View all 21 comments. Also, for someone who loves his family so much, he didn’t even phone her telling her to NOT show up because a hurricane is going to hit.

So of course, blooddman we get is the cardinal sin of any great thriller. Some scenes were amazing in my opinion and can be looked at as for shock value to others. I loved the set-up. Apr 05, Danielle West rated it liked it.