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Marshall Godwin | Author

I am a writer of novels. I used to write medical articles and medical books. I was an academic family doctor and professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland.  I'm retired now, and in my retirement I've become an author of fiction — a novelist.  Learn more 

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Feature Novel

Mary Jane

Mary Jane was born, lived her life, and died on the south coast of Newfoundland. A life of tragedy. A life of poverty come riches.  There were husbands, children, suitors, and evil men.  Mary Jane was a strong woman who carried herself with pride and stood fast to protect and raise her children well. Her early life was marked by a series of tragic losses.  A woman of lesser metal would have been broken for a lifetime. But Mary Jane grieved, then rose from the tragedy, and married a wealthy businessman.  Then the rest of her life...

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Novels by Marshall Godwin

The Newfoundland Series

The Case of the Old Man with the Hat (2021)

Charlie and Mary, at the end of the book Charlie Freake from Scilly Cove, decide to start a private investigator agency called Charlie and Mary: Private Eyes. (continue reading)

Home to Liza | Author Marshall Godwin

Home to Liza (2018)

A stand alone novel, set in Newfoundland and covers a time span from the 1950′s to the present day.  It is a story of an ordinary woman who lived an extraordinary life. (continue reading)

Charlie Freak from Scilly Cove | Marshall Godwin

Charlie Freake from Scilly Cove (2018)

 A family tradition, and the persistent nagging of his father, had Charlie looking for a woman to marry and bear a son. (continue reading) 

On The Wharf | Marshall Godwin

On The Wharf (2019)

Standing on a wharf in Port St. William, a small outport in Newfoundland, Uncle John and young Johnnie share stories from their lives as they watch the sun rise out of the ocean every Saturday morning. (continue reading)

The Beothuk Series

Belle Maro by Marshall Godwin

Belle Maro (2011)

A sweeping historical novel that traces three centuries of cross cultural contact and relations between the Beothuk and the European settlers who came to Newfoundland. (continue reading)

The Mark of Time | Author Marshall Godwin

The Mark of Time (2012)

This novel traces the ancestry and generations of two fictional families – the Knights and the Johnsons. The Mark of Time is a story of those two families,  (continue reading)

The Warm Place by Marshall Godwin

The Warm Place (2017)

A story about a band of Beothuk people who have survived in the wilderness of the Island of Newfoundland to this present day without being discovered. (continue reading)

Medical / Other

Sex on Yuwer Street | Author Marshall Godwin

Sex on Yuwer Street (2007)

This book is about human heterosexual behavior: who is doing it, what they are doing, how they are doing it, and with whom. (continue reading)

The Bedford Murder by Marshall Godwin

The Bedford Murder (2003)

The Bedford Murder is intended for health care professionals. First and foremost this book is about evidence. (continue reading)

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