Robert J. Gossett was born and raised in Ashland, KY. -- A steel making town in the Eastern part of the state. He attended Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio before enlisting in the Air Force in 1950. Most of his service time was spent in Topeka, Kansas.
He was discharged in 1954 and worked as a laborer in the Middletown, Ohio steel mill until transferring to sales 1957. As a salesman he worked in Dayton, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan.
In 1970 he moved into management and served as manager in Grand Rapids, Michigan and San Antonio, Texas. His four children were all born in different states.
After being encouraged to write by an English Professor at Xavier, he wrote essays and short stories in his spare time and his first novel Round Island in 1979. After the death of his wife in 2003 he moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin to be closer to family. In Kenosha he met a lady who encouraged him to resume writing and he published his second novel The Saddle in 2010.
Today Robert still enjoys writing Western Adventure Novels. You can look forward to more exciting adventures to read about as he pursues providing adventures in reading about the American West!