J. Lloyd Morgan


Author J. Lloyd Morgan is an award winning author and television director. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Communications and a minor in English. Morgan has lived all over the United States, but now resides in North Carolina with his wife and four daughters. Aside from writing, Morgan is an avid reader. He’s also a huge fan of baseball and enjoys listening to progressive rock.

He is the author of the novels “The Hidden Sun” and “The Waxing Moon.” His published short stories include “Howler King,” “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day,” “The Reluctant Wanderer” and award-winning “The Doughnut.”

An anthology of short stories, observations and insights called “The Night the Port-A-Potty Burned Down and Other Stories” will be released at the end of 2012.

His next novel, “The Mirror of the Soul”, was written in conjunction with international recording artist Chris de Burgh and is scheduled for release in early 2013.

Where to find J. Lloyd Morgan online

Where to buy in print


The Zealous Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,150. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A faraway kingdom. A beautiful warrior. A relentless enemy. A deadly threat. An epic conclusion. The kingdom of Bariwon is under attack.The best warrior in Bariwon isn’t allowed to defend her kingdom—because she’s a woman. When she decides to take matters in her own hands, her actions could either save the kingdom she loves … or destroy it.
The Waxing Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A faraway kingdom. A brave warrior. An unexpected danger. An ancient secret. A desperate plan. Fear is running rampant in Bariwon. Newly commissioned royal guardian Snapdragon is sent with a scouting party to investigate. Soon, he is forced to make difficult choices that will impact the future of everyone in Bariwon.
The Hidden Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,510. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A faraway kingdom. A beautiful princess. A courageous hero. A ruthless villain. An impossible choice. "The Hidden Sun" is an epic medieval tale of power, corruption, love, and consequences.
The Mirror of the Soul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A large diamond falls from the sky. It is an object of incredible power, when used wisely… "The Mirror of the Soul" is a story of corruption, greed and redemption based on the song of the same title by Chris de Burgh.
Wall of Faith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
While growing up in Utah, James Williams always knew he was expected to serve a two year Mormon mission. Williams is called to serve in Mexico, though he doesn’t speak Spanish—yet. A terrible accident in Mexico leads to Williams being locked up for over a month. The subsequent events lead Williams to question not only his reasons for going on a mission, but also why he believes in God.
Bring Down The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Derek discovers going to high school in Utah is vastly different than in North Carolina. After an accident ends his dreams of playing in the major leagues, he starts his senior year by trying to figure out what to do with his life. Derek begins to date Tiffany, the school paper’s news editor. With her help, he learns the importance of a concept he never fully understood: sacrifice.
The Bariwon Chronicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 278,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A Faraway Kingdom. Valiant Heroes. Loathsome Villains. Unexpected Dangers. An Epic Tale. “The Bariwon Chronicles” combines the critically acclaimed books “The Hidden Sun”, “The Waxing Moon” and “The Zealous Star” into one volume, including new, additional scenes and extras available for the first time! Award-winning author J. Lloyd Morgan brings you an epic story of adventure, betrayal, power st
Howler King
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Word has spread that the Howler King has been defeated, though many of his magically created intelligent wolves still roam the land. Slowly, people in the kingdom have tried to recover from the war and live somewhat normal lives. However, some learn that no matter how much they want to put the past behind them, the terrible events of the war haunt them still.