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James H. Roby III

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in Detroit, The United States


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I hail from the city that everyone loves to hate. That's ok, we build 'em tough in Detroit. Tough enough to get through Michigan State University and join the US Air Force. Tough enough to survive four years, three months, twenty-seven days, thirteen hours in Minot North Dakota. Trained officers, controlled missile systems and other stuff that if I told you about, well, I'd have to kill you.

Been cranking out stories since high school. Mostly about my character Jordan Noble and his crack team of detectives at the UrbanKnights Detective Agency. I've self-published a few of my UrbanKnights novel and figured, it probably be a good idea to get 'em read as well. Guess even a tough veteran outta Detroit could use the awesome unbridled power of

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