Ron G. Robertson worked in one of the towers in downtown Manhattan where he shared a peregrine falcon’s view of the city and walked the same stairs as his protagonist. He now lives and writes in Austin, Texas.
To my parents, Nila and Eugene
To Dylan, for all you’ve given
To Ginger, for always believing
For their enthusiastic feedback, I wish to thank Bill Cryer, Diane McClure, my sons Dimic and Dylan Robertson, and former colleagues Greg Reznikov and Jack Tadej. And for their continuing inspiration, writer friends H.J. Cummins, Blake Green, Barbara Falconer Newhall and Jon Newhall, and Anne Raver.
Additional thanks to editor Aviva Layton and publisher Lara Reznik.
Finally, special thanks to my number one editor, Ginger Rothé.