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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Chris July 26, – 3: The night Cole arrives at his childhood home, now full of garbage and scotch bottles, he receives a call from the local sheriff. Refresh and try again. These were minor things, but seriously, with pages left in this book, it goes to hell quick.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At that point it turns from an average, if overly descriptive, thriller into a good if still overly descriptive thriller. Jake Cole was home for the fist time in twenty-eight years.

No memory at all of who did it, why, and how he’d paid for it. In warm weather he spends most of his time at a cabin on a secluded lake in the mountains and when the mercury falls he heads to the Florida Keys.

It introduced us to Jake’s character and his relationships in a direct manner which I appreciated. Apr 05, James Renner rated it liked it. Now, almost 30 years later, he forces himself to return to his childhood home. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. It is hard for me to lose myself in a book if i find myself getting annoyed by how much the robery is dragging. I had pages left and decided to read the last 3 chapters, it was what I had expected so I didn’t bother to complete, so in the end I probably didn’t read 75 pages.


His biggest problem was in trying to get Jake to stop smoking. You could doll that up in Sherlock Holmes-speak: He recognises the killer’s signature.

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. Eye of the Storm Bloodman Author s: Feb 10, Chandni rated it really liked it Shelves: Shortly after he arrives in Montauk, Jake is called in to consult on the murder of a mother and child.

Two stars mean I thought it was “OK” which is what I feel about this book. He spends most of his time in Montreal, Canada.

Some wonderful things happen in it. However the author not only went overboard on the minute details, but the characters I am always looking for a good scary read, and I had high hopes for this one.

Bloodman by Robert Pobi

I wish I could have rated this novel as a 10 Star, because it was so amazing. At some point, I’m not exactly sure where, in the thirty pages that follow that, Bloodman turns into a very good thriller indeed, the kind of book that has you sacrificing all of your available free time to read. Once home, Jake is pulled into a gruesome local homicide investigation that echoes his mother’s murder three decades earlier. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Bloodman by Robert Pobi

View all 10 comments. No trivia or quizzes yet. I’d recommend reading it, but if you’ve got other books on the old night stand, don’t feel bad about putting this one to the bottom of the pile.

There’s also one pivotal scene in the book that is told from two different perspectives, and it has the kind of clumsy handling that one sees in older mystery novels where the detective gathers everyone in the drawing room and explains how he solved the crime before dramatically naming the killer.

Then I flick the lights a few times to give them a glimpse of what happened. It’s the kind of story that really pobj have stood on it’s own, without the storm to create extra drama. Then the local sheriff asks for his help: Robeert excellent debut from an author I will keep my eye on.

Full review on my blog: This is the part of my review where I give the finger to the author and the novel that I just read.