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James H. Roby III

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in Detroit, The United States


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Amazon Best Selling author James H Roby is the creator of the UrbanKnights Thriller Series. Set in Detroit, the UrbanKnights chronicles the adventures of former Defense Intelligence Agency operative and his team of detectives, battling the crimes no one else will touch.
Roby is a Detroit son, born and raised. He served in the US Air Force as a commissioned officer - tours included Mobile, AL Peterson AFB, CO, Clear AK and four years, three months, twenty-three days, seventeen hours as a Missile Launch Officer in the 91st Missile Wing, Minot AFB, ND.
The novels that would be the UrbanKnights almost never came about. It was only after a spouse of one of his fellow instructors got a hold of an incomplete Past Debts that James was inspired to c

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