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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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 (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)
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 (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)