Robert Goddard
1954-
 

Robert Francis Goddard was born in Fareham, Hampshire. He was educated at a local primary school followed by Price's School in Fareham. He obtained a degree in history from Cambridge University. After Cambridge, he made an unsuccessful attempt at journalism. He then started teaching but he didn't take to it. It was followed by an administration job at the Education Department of Devon County Council. In his spare time he wrote a novel. He approached the publishers, Robert Hale and they published his first novel which was an immediate success. Goddard is married and he and his wife live in Truro, Cornwall.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Past Caring  1986
 2) In Pale Battalions  1988
 3) Painting the Darkness  1989
 4) Into the Blue  1990
 5) Take No Farewell  1991
 6) Hand in Glove  1992
 7) Closed Circle  1993
 8) Borrowed Time  1995
 9) Out of the Sun  1996
10) Beyond Recall  1997
11) Caught in the Light  1998
12) Set in Stone  1999
13) Sea Change  2000
14) Dying to Tell  2001
15) Days Without Number  2003
16) Play to the End  2004
17) Sight Unseen  2005
18) Never Go Back  2006
19) Name to a Face  2007
20) Found Wanting  2008
21) Long Time Coming (Edgar Award)  2010
22) Blood Count  2011
23) Fault Line  2012
24) The Ways of the World  2013
25) The Corners of the Globe  2014
26) The Ends of the Earth  2015

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