Terence Goodchild


Terence J Goodchild I am an English writer born in Manchester in the north of England and now live in Tasmania with my wife on a farm with our horses. After travelling in Europe for many years my wife and I came to Australia for a holiday in 1981 and found that we could live in this country, so we migrated in 1988 to Melbourne, but now live in Tasmania. I have been writing for about 12 years, and have written 17 novels of fiction and about 100 poems that I may put in a book one day, I try and make my books somewhere the reader can escape to, and hope they enjoy my stories, I put in a few truths, just for spice to make it more interesting, and a few one liners, I put the characters in my stories of people I have met and places I have travelled to and write how I see things, I have had two books published in the UK one by i2i publishing.co.uk called The Joker, and one by Austin Macualey called The legacy of Tallow manor, which has had six five star reviews,

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I Love to tell a story, and have written 17 novels of fiction and had four published, they are based around my life, my travels and the many people I have met and also known throughout my life, one book is name Jacob Foley which I will put into smashword's shortly it is the story of two brothers put in and orphanage when they mother could not cope, it is based on my brother and I being put in an orphanage by our father when our mother was sick
What do your fans mean to you?
Fans I suppose mean everything to everyone who is, an author, footballer, singer I just hope all my fans like what I write and lose themselves in my stories, and it takes them of their lives and into some other world
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Time Passing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Kevin Connor and his family mother, Josie brother Paul and sister Lucy lived and tried to survive in world war two, with not much food and little luxuries times were hard for the family, their father, Bernard was away doing something very secretive for the army on a need to know basis and the family had no need to know. Then one day a letter came from the government telling them their father had
Bridge of Sorrel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
On a lonely deserted highway a truck driver picks up a man carrying a sick child, asking where he came from knowing no villages or towns were in 100 miles of the highway the man replies Sorrel, the man and child are dressed in clothes you would see in films like Oliver and the Charles Dickens era, The driver takes the man and child to the nearest hospital and leaves them in emergency
The Joker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,860. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Joker, is a story of Darren Bennet, a motor mechanic with aspirations of becoming a full time stand up comedian. He his newly married to Mavis, who loves him deeply and dearly. While in his dressing room in some sleazy theatre, he voices his desire to become a great comedian and offers to sell his soul to the first person who can make him rich and famous and make all his dreams come true.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A young girl and her dog Jess are being naughty in her bedroom and her father takes the dog and locks it in the shed, Rachael lets it out at night because it is crying and once again brings it up to her room, her father has had enough and takes the dog outside and shoots it, what happens next over many years is every time someone upsets Rachael the dog appears as a monster and kills the person
The Legacy of Tallow Manor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 160,910. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Childhood sweethearts, Family Secrets and Lies, convicts, travel to many countries, violence,
Dam Head Farm (The Return)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A new Famous owner of Dam Head Farm but with a new agenda, but still criminal tendencies
Dam Head Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
organised crime, murder of witnesses, corruption in high places,
The Soul of Gordi Fitzsimons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Sylvia and Shaun Lethbridge buy an old house to turn into a night club, a guide price of 400,000 pound at auction, when they bought it for 50 thousand , little did they know why, until the builder started to renovate it, and things began to happen, until they looked into the owners of the house and found some things were not right, ghosts appeared, words were written (tell them to find me)
Colli Polansky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The town of Coalville is run by the Falkirk’s who keep the miners hungry for work they own every house in Coalville Polanski family of which Colli is the eldest, their father a drunken bully thinks beating his wife when he has spent all the money is the normal thing to do, one night Colli has had enough while the father beat’s his mother once again plunges a knife into his back and kills him.

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