Long Time Coming by Robert Goddard
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A classic thriller with Goddard's trademark plot twists.

In Antwerp in 1939, a Jewish diamond trader flees Nazi Europe, leaving his priceless collection of Picasso paintings and diamonds with a friend who takes them to London. The boat he flees on sinks, leaving no survivors. Fast forward to 1976 when his penniless family tries to track down the missing paintings. A classic thriller with Goddard's trademark plot twists.


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About Robert Goddard

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ROBERT GODDARD was born in Hampshire and read History at Cambridge. His first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. His first Harry Barnett novel, Into the Blue, was winner of the first WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award and was dramatized for TV, starring John Thaw.
 
Published February 23, 2010 by Bantam. 420 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History, Crime. Fiction

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Goddard's latest period suspenser (Sight Unseen, 2007, etc.) combines World War II, the Irish Troubles and a disreputable uncle.

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The contrasting versions of Eldritch’s past become even more shocking when Stephen pushes for the truth and is then told that Eldritch has spent the last 36 years of his life locked up in an Irish prison for “offences against the state.” Stephen, consciously playing the role of protective son, tr...

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Long Time Coming: A Novel

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Eldritch, Stephen, and the woman Stephen has fallen in love with soon find themselves fighting for their lives—against sinister forces still guarding a secret that must never be revealed.

Mar 15 2010 | Read Full Review of Long Time Coming: A Novel

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