Colin Rock

Publisher info

Colin Rock has written for Radio, Theatre, Television and Film, as well has writing adult and children's fiction, non-fiction and music.

Where to find Colin Rock online

Where to buy in print

Crackerjack, Mate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jack flies from London to New Zealand to find his estranged daughter, but of course that means meeting up with ex-wife Julia and Rex, the bastard who wrecked his life. All 3 were once members of 'Crackerjack', an avante garde theatre group...the best time of their life, perhaps. Jack is the catalyst to put them all in extreme danger deep in rugged bush. Not theatre this time, mate.
My Pen Is My Penis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,320. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 13, 2013 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
We found the legendary Mr Plug festering in a dank corner. He has a lot to say about life, death, sex, murder, goats, love, mothers and angst. To our horror he also sings some very dubious songs. Internet access and courage required to click the links.
The Keepers of Dinosaur Reef
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Zane can handle his weird sister; he can even handle his sworn enemies, Spike and Martin Bone, but when real trouble comes to town, Zane and the guys have to dig deep and bend a few rules. Dinosaur reef is THEIR patch and will be defended at any cost...even if it means a night safari into the Zoo, mixing it with animal smugglers, or investigating the mysterious boat in the tidal creek.
Jelly Game
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The team from 'PrimeLine' TV have pretty well sewn up the 'jelly game', that dubious area of journalism featuring Elvis, aliens and sex scandals, but they're made for better things. They get the opportunity with an International Antarctica ecology conference. Survival calls for subterfuge, deviousness, cunning and courage. A bit of luck might come in handy, too.
Tear Drop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Juvenile: short fiction Sam can't help it if he's a brilliant hacker and is the only guy able to stop toxic waste pirates from hijacking the submersible 'Tear Drop' so that they can dump stuff in Antarctica's Sothern Ocean. The world is pretty lucky they've got him, he reckons.
I didn't like Melbourne and then I did
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: Australian English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Juvenile fiction: 12,000 words Tommy and his mother have been on the run for most of his life. It's time to move again, but he likes it here, he likes his new friends, and he especially likes Gina. A smart guy with a plan and a bit of rat poison could lure the enemy in and end this once and for all.
Stamping Ground
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 16, 2010 by Colin Rock. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The guys have met Captain Jack, the strange old bloke from volcanic Rangitoto Island, who tells of a famous ancient shipwreck and the lost cargo: muskets enroute to a famous Maori warrior chief in New Zealand. Still there, boys, hidden in a cave on the island.  Of course Rangitoto Island is also famous for the legendary giant crabs, but no one believes they're still around. Yeah, right.

Books

Songs for Joss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A truly unique book containing links to an original song written each year from 1981 until now. First published in 2007 and many times reviewed as 'funny, romantic, exciting, and real.' 'Songs for Joss' is the ongoing chronicle of two baby boomers bumbling, stumbling, and crumbling their way through life. This is the 41st anniversary issue.