Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard


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in Fareham, The United Kingdom
November 13, 1954

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In a writing career spanning more than twenty years, Robert Goddard's novels have been described in many different ways - mystery, thriller, crime, even historical romance. He is the master of the plot twist, a compelling and engrossing storyteller and one of the best known advocates for the traditional virtues of pace, plot and narrative drive.

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Into the Blue

3.93 avg rating — 1,921 ratings — published 1990 — 34 editions
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In Pale Battalions

3.96 avg rating — 1,902 ratings — published 1988 — 25 editions
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Past Caring

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,762 ratings — published 1986 — 29 editions
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Caught in the Light

3.93 avg rating — 1,257 ratings — published 1998 — 14 editions
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Never Go Back

3.70 avg rating — 1,253 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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Long Time Coming

3.72 avg rating — 1,502 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Sight Unseen

3.77 avg rating — 1,290 ratings — published 2005 — 19 editions
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Beyond Recall

3.87 avg rating — 1,134 ratings — published 1997 — 24 editions
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Borrowed Time

3.75 avg rating — 1,101 ratings — published 1995 — 24 editions
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The Ways of the World (The ...

3.70 avg rating — 1,346 ratings — published 2013 — 16 editions
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“Photographs don’t discriminate between the living and the dead. In the fragments of time and shards of light that compose them, everyone is equal. Now you see us; now you don’t. It doesn’t matter whether you look through a camera lens and press the shutter. It doesn’t even matter whether you open your eyes or close them. The pictures are always there. And so are the people in them.”
Robert Goddard

“But perhaps revelation often comes when you’re not looking for it, resolution when you don’t realize you need it.”
Robert Goddard, Past Caring

“What are you - Secret Service?'
'If I were, I wouldn't admit it.'
'And you're not admitting it, I notice.”
Robert Goddard, The Ways of the World

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