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December 2016

“Max Justice” has kicked off in a big way! And if you want a hard copy before Christmas best get in quick because I am running out!! More on order and they are expected to arrive in January.
The current offer of FREE postage to anywhere in Australia has been picked up by a few people – this will continue up to Christmas Day. So any one of my books for $20, any 2 for $35 or all (or any) 3 for $45!
Message or email me (bob@storiesandplays.com) for copies.
Fill your stocking and stack up under your tree!
The 2nd book in the Max Judd series is under way. Stay posted for updates.

If you have a copy of Max Justice why not get onto Amazon and give it a review! Let me know about it and I will happily email you a digital Kindle version of any of my books for FREE!
All the best to my readers and supporters for Christmas and the New Year. Thanks so much!



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!!