Robert Goddard
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Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard was born in Hampshire. He read History at Cambridge and worked as an educational administrator in Devon before becoming a full-time novelist. He is the author of many bestselling novels, including Into the Blue which won the first WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award and was dramatized for TV in 1997, starring John Thaw.

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Best Sellers

    • Painting the Darkness

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 20 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302

    On a mild autumn afternoon in 1882, William Trenchard sits smoking his pipe in the garden of his comfortable family home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goddard at his best

    • By Kirstine on 26-03-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Take No Farewell

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460

    Geoffrey Staddon turned his back on the best things in his life. Twelve years later, amidst the tatters of his career and marriage, he is forced to contemplate his betrayal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Ultimate Robert Goddard

    • By Pam on 31-01-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Into the Blue

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    Harry Barnett, a middle-aged failure, leads a shabby existence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Poppey on 16-05-13

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Panic Room

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Hollie Taylor, John Sackville
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Panic Room by Robert Goddard, read by Hollie Taylor and John Sackville. Sometimes the danger is on the inside....  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • MISMATCHED NARRATION MARS BUDGET BOND MASH UP

    • By Patricia on 29-10-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Closed Circle

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    The year is 1931. The new and luxurious transatlantic liner Empress of Britain is on her eastward passage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More twist & turns than a corkscrew

    • By Kirstine on 02-05-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Past Caring

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 19 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Why should Edwardian Cabinet minister Edwin Straford resign at the height of his career? Why does the woman he loves so suddenly reject him? The answer is complex....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Past Caring

    • By AmyAlice on 19-08-13

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Hand in Glove

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    Beatrix is brutally murdered in her seaside cottage, but Charlotte has little time to mourn her aunt as 50 years of secrets begin to unravel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sandy jones

    • By Anonymous User on 21-02-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Borrowed Time

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    One fateful summer evening, businessman Robin Timariot meets a strikingly beautiful woman while out walking. They exchange only a few words, but those words prove to be unforgettable....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent As Always

    • By Belinda Spiteri on 04-10-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Out of the Sun

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Harry Barnett is informed that his son is in hospital in a diabetic coma....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good follow on for into the blue

    • By NICOLA on 18-10-17

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Sea Change

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    It is January 1721. London is reeling from the effects of the greatest financial scandal of the age, the collapse of the South Sea Bubble....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Average story - well read

    • By Ms. C. Z. Marks on 27-04-18

    Regular price: £19.69

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