The Ends of the Earth: A James Maxted Thriller

Robert Goddard (Author)

Product Details

$17.00  $15.64
Mysterious Press
Publish Date
May 15, 2018
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.2 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Robert Goddard is the Edgar Award-winning, internationally bestselling author of Long Time Coming, Past Caring, and Into the Blue, which won the first WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award and was later filmed for television. The James Maxted series also includes The Ways of the World and The Corners of the Globe. Goddard read history at the University of Cambridge and lives in Cornwall.


Praise for The Ends of the Earth

"Goddard has crafted a thrilling entry to tie up most of his loose ends . . .The third and most satisfying entry in an excellent series of old-school spy thrillers."--Kirkus Reviews

"The Ends of the Earth contains all the ingredients for an enthralling read--evil characters who threaten the world, a hero with charisma and talent, and many set-backs and violent confrontations."--Reviewing the Evidence"A clever, twisted tale, credibly mixing crime, history and adventure."--Literary Review (UK)

"[Goddard] is a master storyteller . . . There are plenty of twists and turns in this excellent adventure thriller."--Euro Crime (UK)

Praise for Robert Goddard:

"Former Lt. James (Max) Maxted, the dashing protagonist of Robert Goddard's historical espionage thriller . . . is a refreshing throwback to an earlier romantic tradition of heroes . . . A rip-roaring adventure."--New York Times Book Review, on The Ways of the World

"Engrossing storytelling of a very high order."--Observer (UK), on Sea Change

"A master of the sly double- and triple-cross. Goddard's hairpin plot turns contrast nicely with his smooth and understated prose."--Seattle Times, on Into the Blue

"An absorbing read from a truly creative storyteller."--Guardian (UK), on Name to a Face