John Goodwin


In 2004 John Goodwin retired from a directorship of a Construction Industry PLC based in London. His aim: to pursue the good life in sunny Cyprus and indulge his passion for writing. Along with successful publication of many short stories, poems and essays in local English language periodicals and a regular column for a magazine in Dubai he has written two novels to date. A third is in development. An early version of ‘The Last Olympiad’ was long listed in the UK Authors opening pages competition and his Poem ‘Monochrome Monday’ was runner up in an international poetry competition.

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The Last Olympiad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,610. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Gavinder, a disaffected British born Moslem helped install an explosive device in the concrete undercroft of London’s new Olympic Stadium he thought it was set to destroy the structure and cause the cancellation of the games. But other forces are at work and the consequences are far more than his conscience can reconcile. Events unfold that, if known, could make London 2012,The Last Olympiad.

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