Morris Publishing Australia

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Morris Publishing Australia is a boutique publishing company created by Elaine Ouston. With the future of traditional publishing in doubt, the cut backs to acceptance of new authors, and the growth of digital publishing, she felt it was timely to throw her hat into the ring and help other writers achieve their dream. Our author list is growing every day. See the submissions page on our website for details on how you can be one of our treasured authors.

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Barben's Magic Quest The Magic Begins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Follow the adventures of four Aussie cousins as they find themselves thrust into the world of magical folk, given magic powers, and sent on a quest to save the forests of the world from destruction by an evil wizard. Join their journey around the world saving the ancient forests.
Love Ya Work
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a collection of Clancy’s short stories, bush poetry and anecdotes from a ‘Life on the run’. Many of the stories are based on true-life. So, get in, buckle up and hold on. This book will make you laugh and cry.
Lust, Greed and Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2017 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A gripping story of Lust, Greed and Murder cases that challenge the police; told through the eyes of Rankin. After two successful years filling country postings, Detective Senior Constable Vergil John Rankin had been transferred to the State Police Headquarters. Sick of investigating petty crime, he followed a lead he stumbled onto during a car theft investigation that led to a murder suspect.
Irish Gold
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Another Australian history adventure novel by award-winning author Clancy Tucker. A story of bushrangers, bravery and betrayal. Pat Toomey’s violent father dies, leaving Pat, his mother and four sisters in the Port Phillip District of Australia during the 1850’s gold rush. Pat and best friend, Seamus, are offered a job by Irishman, Michael Macevoy; to transport supplies to miners in Ballarat.
Bold Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This modern fiction novella is dedicated to those who left their homeland to make a new home in Australia. The struggles and challenges the Agnelli family face are the struggles of every migrant family of the post-war years. The courage and determination of they have to adapt and succeed reflect the characteristics of migrants of that era, and many of those of today.
Vengeance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A griping suspense thriller about revenge you won't be able to put down.
Kick-Ass Tyler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Sam Tyler is a feisty 14 year-old girl who lives in a seaside town, and becomes rebellious after the death of her father. When a classmate, Zoran Cepnic, is abducted, Sam forms a committee to find him, and the entire school is fired-up to help. While investigating her friend's disappearance, she is also abducted and ends up in an isolated farmhouse with Zoran. How will they escape?
Gonzo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Who is Gonzo? This mysterious man with no past has the police in America on a frantic chase to find his real identity. In Australia the hi-jacking of a plane with hostages and a precious cargo, the loss of which threatens the economy of many countries, sets the Australian police on a search that leads them to other countries. Could there be a connection?
Mister Rainbow
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Maddie and Toby love fishing, and live in a small mill town where people are dying from ‘Mill Flu’. Keen to catch the biggest rainbow trout ever, ‘Mister Rainbow’, they disobey orders, fish in the ‘Big Pool’ and find a recluse, Colonel Bolt, living in a shack in the bush. Then, Toby goes missing. Desperate to find her fishing partner, Maddie calls Colonel Bolt for help. Will they find Toby alive?
Lost in a Strange Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The Adventures of Willamena Wombat is the first in a trilogy that relates the adventures of four unique Australian animals. The stories cover the lingering sorrow of leaving behind their loved ones and the interaction between the unique animals of both countries, which, while very different in appearance, live in a similar manner.
The Bunyip in The Billabong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
SYNOPSIS: The newborn lambs are going missing and Matthew thinks the bunyip that lives in a cave under the water in their billabong is taking them. His grandfather told him about it. His mum, dad and big brother say bunyips don’t exist, but Matthew is not so sure. His big brother brings home his scuba gear to find out once and for all what Matthew saw diving into the billabong.
Sheeza
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
The long-awaited novella about disabilities, loyalty and courage, from award-winning author Clancy Tucker.
Ky!
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
This award winning, modern fiction novel deals with bullying, refugees, asylum seekers, sickness, sport, competing, friendships, racism and bigotry. Rida Khalid is a Muslim refugee from Iran. She is bullied by two girls at school for wearing a hijab (Muslim headscarf), reading books and wearing glasses, and seeks refuge in an old man’s garden after school.
A Drover's Blanket
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 104,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This book continues the story of Gunnie Danson from the book Gunnedah Hero. Fifteen-year-old ‘Gunnie’ Danson begins work at Wiralee Station, a cattle station owned by his family since 1848, and one made famous by his great-great-grandfather, Smokey ‘Gun’ Danson. Gunnie attends a clearing sale at Swenson Station where his great-great-grandmother, Molly, was born and discovers more family secrets.
The Spires of Kurrong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For many generations the people of the spires have believed they were the only living human race left on their planet. They had been told that Daemons had inhabited the planet’s surface and driven their ancestors into the domed cities. When Markus and Filona fall in love, they break the strict laws of the domes. The couple flee to the planet surface. What they find there will astound them.
Opal Dreaming - The Marble Horses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
The Marble Horses, the second book in the Opal Dreaming series, describes horse riding and care in the Ancient Greek period. Each book in the series highlights the significant changes in horse riding throughout history and provides practical riding and handling techniques. Thirteen year old Erin loves horses and riding.
The Summoning of The One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Andrew Weatherby, a bullied computer nerd from Central Queensland is ripped from his world to lead The Knights of Katesch in their direct attack on Maligor the Destroyer. In the midst of the battle in Mountain City, he rescues princess Katarin to find he has been betrothed to her since birth.
Pa Joe's Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,040. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
Boo is a seven-year-old Thai girl whose father is dying. She must leave home and travel 1700 kilometres to live in an orphanage, ‘Pa Joe’s Place’, run by a foreigner (farang). With a bag of clothes, some food and a mysterious envelope addressed to ‘Pa Joe’, she endures an adventurous train trip to Songkhla.
Kate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Kate is a story of growth and mistakes. Kate is struggling to deal with her best friend leaving, a school bully and with the death of her mother. She believes that life is hard. Then a chance encounter with a battered, heroic hound she rescues from the streets, and Mal, a troubled young man with a dark past, leads Kate into danger and excitement.
You are Me, I am You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation
This book focuses on one of the most popular subjects in the universe – LOVE.
The Girl in the Basement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A man lurks in the shadows, spying on a girl in a red party dress. Enter the minds of a psychopath and a defenceless teenager in this mesmerising and timely page-turner, with its unforeseeable twists and edge-of-the-seat suspense.
The Princess and The Pirate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
These are the chronicles of the Knights of Katesch, who for time out of memory have fought the wizard Maligor, across all the dimensions of the known universe.
CAT-astrophe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Rhys's teacher, Mr Shakespeare, wants him to write a story. But it's no easy task - especially when he's got writer's block and doesn't get along with his teacher. Throw in class pest, Alex, and a time out, and he's got a recipe for disaster.
PS: Who Stole Santa's Mail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
You'd better not shout. You'd better not cry. You'd better watch out. I'm telling you why… Somebody's coming to town. He's naughty and not very nice. And he wants to destroy Christmas.
Opal Dreaming - The Bronze Horses
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Thirteen year old Erin loves horses, but thinks history is boring - until her mystical opal helps her drift into a dream to follow the misadventures of Fayina, a girl of similar age from a fierce, nomadic, horse riding tribe from the Bronze Age in 3000BC.
Calvus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In modern day St Albans, England there is a grisly discovery in Verulamium Park and Australian DI Chris O’Rourke is the investigating officer.
Destiny Road
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Destiny Road is a story of decisions and consequence. It is a real life journey that changes the life of the main character, Jessica, in ways she couldn't imagine.
Life, Death and Detention
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Life, Death and Detention is a collection of compelling stories about life in high school. Being a teenager can be fraught with difficulties. Not only do you have to deal with dysfunctional families at home, but with the weirdos at school as well. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, sometimes disturbing—that's what life is like for the modern teenager.
Simply Brilliant Budgeting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
In this ‘Simply Brilliant Budgeting’ book, you’ll find a wealth of great information to drive your dollars further.
Economic Vision
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Accounting / financial
Imagine that you wake up a little while from now and realise that your home is your own, and you don’t owe anyone any money. At all! What’s more, there’s enough in just one of your bank accounts and passive income to pay any accounts that may come your way and cover your cost of living. This is the point that you can find yourself at if you follow the steps in this book.
The Mystery of Nida Valley - Captured
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Mystery of Nida Valley – Captured is book two in the Mystery of Nida Valley series. It is a story of adventure, magic, time-travel, and intrigue. Set in a hidden valley where dinosaurs and giant, ancient creatures roam, it is an enchanting tale of a group of teens who discover it is their destiny to help save these animals and stop an evil group from exploiting the valley for financial gain.
The Druid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Torn from the only life she has ever known, Titian begins an adventure into her worse nightmare. Join her as she embarks on a perilous journey of self-discovery and danger.
The Runes of Ire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Take an exciting adventurous journey to the 41/2 th dimension. Let your imagination soar as you join Garney and his friends on a wild and rambunctious ride into a land of dragons, swarthymen, and magic.
The Mystery of Nida Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Fourteen-year-old Meg Sealy, her friend Amanda, and her older cousin Jaiden, stumble upon a secret valley where time stands still. The three friends are thrust into a dangerous world of magic, time travel, and creatures they believed extinct. They learn that it is their destiny to use their new magic skills to join the fight to save the valley from an evil break-away order, bent on exploitation.
Gunnedah Hero
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Gunnedah ‘Gunnie’ Danson receives a surprise gift. His late grandfather left him a box containing a manuscript written by his great-great-grandfather. At the back of the manuscript is an envelope - NOT to be opened until Gunnie has read the story. At Wiralee Station, family secrets are revealed. The family cattle station is under threat. Will the contents of the mysterious envelope save it?


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