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October 2017

MJT_BCoverOctober 2017

“Max Justice : Turmoil” is all edited and now off at the printers! Copies should be available by mid November (or sooner!) – then some sort of book launch will be organised. I am keen to get some suggestions on this – I have seen some online launches & some bookshop based events. My previous book launch coincided nicely with a pop up bookshop event but as yet I am not aware of anything coming up. I had ideas about getting a table at the markets and launching there or maybe outside the Bookshop at Caloundra (who have always been very supportive) or even a sausage sizzle in the local park with FREE snags for those who come along and maybe some games / comps with freebies (like my books!).

Book 3 in the Max Judd series is underway!

“Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.”
Neil Gaiman


Your friendly aussie author

Bob Goodwin



Bob Goodwin was born in Nottingham, England in 1953. He moved with his parents, brother and 3 sisters to Australia in 1961 on board the Oriana.

The early years were spent mainly in Taringa, Brisbane, with education at Ironside State School and then Indooroopillly High School. Most of Bob’s working career has been in the area of mental health. He completed General and Psychiatric Nursing training and followed this with a Degree in Counselling.

This experience is reflected in much of his writing, and since 1987 he has written many short stories, short plays, one-act plays, short screen plays and feature length screenplays.

In recent years his focus has been on writing fiction novels in the thriller / suspense genre. His third novel will be completed in 2016. “Strike Me Dead” and “The 13th Black Candle” have had some great reviews and are available in all formats (links above).

Some of Bob’s best ideas come first thing in the morning. He will often lie in bed developing the next chapter, plans for the next book or the next play. Some disturbing dreams and real life mental health encounter have been inspirational in character and plot development.


If you wish to read some brief real life stories click here – these are in 2 categories – Mental Health and Remote Area Nursing. Pictures included!! (WARNING – some are quite graphic!)

Major storm about to hit Top Springs - this was pretty scary!!
Major storm about to hit Top Springs – this was pretty scary!!