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Charles Robbins longed to write professionally from the time his grade-school classmates aspired to play professional baseball, voyage to the moon, or fight fires. He was elected editor-in-chief of The Nassau Literary Review, America’s oldest continuously published literary magazine, at Princeton and wrote a novel for a senior thesis. He also captained the judo team and competed on both the collegiate and amateur circuits.

After college, writing novels seemed professionally impractical, so Charles went into journalism. He earned a master’s from Columbia University, covered police and politics for the Omaha World-Herald, and then served as a political reporter, columnist and editor for the Ottaway chain in New York.

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The Accomplice -- Professional Reviews

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“. . . A riveting look at how love, lust, and murder can derail a presidential campaign. . . In the current campaign season, this thriller is a must read.”
-- Publishers Weekly (Starred, Boxed Review)

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The Accomplice

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First, a disclaimer: The author is a college classmate and friend, so I am not unbiased. I began the novel with a sense of obligation, and it immediately hooked me and kept its grip. Some of the scenes and characters still resonate, years later. For ...more
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