J Z Morrison Press

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The author of numerous short stories and novels, Jill Zeller is a writer living near Seattle, Washington with her patient and adoring husband, one self-centered tuxedo cat and one pit bull mix named Jack.
Her works explore the boundaries of reality. Some may call it fantasy, but there are rarely swords and never elves. More to the point, she prefers to write as if myth, imagination and hallucination were as real as the chair she is sitting on as she writes this. Maybe it is because she was raised as a Christian Scientist.

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A Fist in the Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Attempted murder without a witness except for the victim, who lies in a coma. She knows who her would-be killer is. She knows that her husband who cares for her day and night is also in danger. She knows that somehow she must save him. She just doesn't yet know how.
Hand of the Survivor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
"Art should evoke emotion," Ruth said. But in her competitive world, Ruth might have to resort to violence to make certain her art survives.
Reversals: Two Short Stories of Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Two short very short stories by Jill Zeller. In Horse Trailer, a young man finds love and a Palomino after an earthquake. In Marathon, a woman who is short on words plans a very long journey.
Trouble with Mother. A Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Jill Zeller compiles a series of short stories where daughters and sons deal with Mom.
The Dog's Solo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Megan's choir, The Singers, has been trying out for the Winter Lights Festival Concert for years and never won a spot on the program. But a small dog and an elderly lady with a special past may change everything at last.
Dragon Skin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A locket containing a slice of scaly skin, a garden full of unruly 'bees', and her stubborn, elderly mother distract Jenn from the sense her life is falling apart, but how far will Jenn go to become whole again?
The Sea is Coming
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
5 short stories of unstoppable change by the popular short story author, Jill Zeller.
Naming the Bones
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Unearthed for the first time in 200 years, the long-buried bones of a California Mission neophyte unleash a curse on a California family.
Murder Takes Many Forms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Six stories of obsession by award-winning author Jill Zeller, including The Alzheimer's Book Club, honorable mention in The Best Horror of the Year 2009 by Ellen Datlow.
Gothic West
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Two novellas of love and obsession: In the Shade of Horses A reclusive artist, her nurse and her two sons struggle to keep their secrets. Lightspeed In a twist of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, a male tutor comes to ruined Las Vegas to encounter, and fall in love with, his female employer.
Four Flash II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The second collection of flash fiction by award-winning author Jill Zeller A dog escorts a young woman around town at night. He can't understand what his wife doesn't say. On a trip, a woman is driven to leave her husband A hunter gets to her prey too late.
No one night guy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Women's Erotica
Divorced and of a certain age, Althea can't wait any longer. Leo, her new, sexy young boy friend, will move in with her, and their first night together will be one she will never forget.
The Radiant Queen
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Veronica Walsh is young, beautiful,and loves only women. Ottilie is the love of her life, but Ottilie's obsession with revenge threatens to destroy everything.
Boy with a Thousand Arms.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He was abandoned by his mother to his uncle's care when he was three. Now a teenager, he begins to search for her, and learns the true meaning of the phrase: "Be careful what you wish for."
The Dog from the Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Allison's husband Griffith brings home a dog saved from a fire, a big shaggy dog with blue eyes. When independently both Allison and Griffith decide on the same name--Topaz--for the dog, they begin to understand that their marriage will ever be the same.
Voice Sign
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Henry, although deaf from birth, has no problem getting girls. However the girls he meets only feel sorry for him. But now, there's a new girl working in the lab, and she demonstrates an extraordinary ability. And maybe, just maybe, this girl will be different.
Queen of Coffins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
She abandoned her daughter and got marooned in the future. The tarot cards put her there. By the time she got free, she knew it was too late to win back her daughter's love. But the cards had something else in mind.
The Bones of O
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1930's New York, the Empire Stage Building is finished with a docking spire for dirigibles. From their penthouse apartment in Midtown, a grandmother and her granddaughter can see blimps approaching. Everyone is excited, except the women. They know the real reason the blimp is there, and that it is coming for them.
The Hundred or so Scars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Wanda's territory is Club Moon, where she hunts the hunters. Recovered from an encounter that nearly killed her, she finds someone else is trying to take her place.
Memory Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man who loves to sing causes a terrible accident, but when he seeks help from a memory-erasure doctor, he uncovers something even worse.
Lessons in Being Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Deadlings. Everybody knows they are not the living-dead, or the dead-living, but demi-morte, caught between death and life. Wesley has forgotten everything; a woman he never met before forces him to face what he doesn't want to remember.
Left-Hand World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Owen Andrews meets his obsession, Lynne Penney, a woman scarred by her legendary visit to a parallel world. But obsessions can both destroy and heal. Owen is about to find out how.
Greg's Ghost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
You know you'll never get over the girl who dumped you, but the ghost in your apartment might have other ideas.
The Flash Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Three flash fiction stories about varying forms of hope. Plus "Stone Sister" bonus story!
Card 18
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Moon aids a woman growing cannabis in the Oregon mountains to heal the rift with her daughter.
The Pathways of Depot Verde
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Neuronal Atrophy, "Spacer's Dementia" is spreading through the solar system. Miles comes to Depot Verde to pick up where his dead ex-wife Natalie left off. But can he uncover her secret cure in time to help their daughter Lily, before the Pharma cuts off the supply? Includes FREE SF short story, "Electric Pathways of the Heart."!
Variety
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Two short stories for the price of one! In Variety, what Natasha wishes for is not what she expects. River Brings All, a bonus story, shows that help will come from the oddest places.
Heart of Iron
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A soldier travels through the isles of Scotland, searching for the woman who stole his memories.
House of Doors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
War makes Jones a refugee, and her only refuge is a house isolated by battle, and owned by a mysterious woman and her corridor of doors.
All My Nocturnal Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A man, inexplicably afraid to sleep,trades jobs with the Queen of the Night.
We Never Once Fell
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A young man's life takes a strange turn after his mother dies.
Like Clara, in the Movie Heidi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young pianist suffering from multiple sclerosis finds the ghost of Franz Schubert in her attic.
Witch's Child
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Tyler is the best at Combat, the magical martial art, that Escudillo has ever seen, but when his mother forbids him from practicing Combat ever gain, he and his best friend Molly uncover the town's deadly history, and that they will become its next victims.
Whisked between Stations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Trains crisscross the globe, carrying lost souls like Zora and Ben, who find themselves on the last trip.
Test Drive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Romance
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You're very good at your job. Rich women hire you to 'test drive' their men in bed. But when you meet a certain man, you have no idea how vulnerable you are.
The Border between Day and NIght
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
What do we really know about our relatives? And what they might be capable of?
Dad's A-bomb
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It's raining, and you're bored, and your dad has just announced he's leaving the family. And that's not all, as your half-sister helps you understand.
Bijou
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A drug beyond price, made from souls of the dying, conveys eternal life. To stop the slaughter, aided by her ex-husband's ghost, a young woman confronts an old enemy.
A Clown in Hades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
You have to get away, and when you do escape, you find that escape can be a new prison, worse than the one you left.
Ditching Barbie
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Your mom gave you just enough money to buy a coat, but what you really want is a Barbie and a half-sister's grudging respect. What would YOU do?
A Fall from the Walls of Troy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young woman learns that she prefers heroes with a sense of humor.
Gold High Heels
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young man earns his first pair.
Little Bastard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Cleaning ladies are not always what you think they are.
The Return of Klaatu Plus Six
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
All the stories, rolled into one volume. The short fiction by Jill Zeller originally presented separately at Smashwords, now available in one volume for a discount!
Ahead with Wings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A woman who makes artificial limbs redesigns her lover.
Bataan Feast
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
On Japanese-invaded Bataan, alluring visions threaten a young army nurse.
Electric Pathways of the Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Amanda, a hunter of killer plants, faces an even greater foe: love.
Stone Sister
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Conquering pain comes with a surprising price for a young nun.
Marilyn's Star
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Worried about his ill daughter, a man chases a tumor escaping to the stars. This short short story is also available in the collection "The Return of Klaatu Plus Six."
The Return of Klaatu
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
His search for his missing cat leads a man toward healing his broken heart. Find this story and more in the collection, "The Return of Klaatu Plus Six".
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The Houdini Files
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skye wants to disappear, just the way Houdini did. But when she meets the station's handsome Waste Technician, she begins to change her mind.

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