John Morritt


English by birth but after 30 years of daily grind, earning money for fat cats that don't really need any more money, John relocated to Thailand to teach English. His first novel, Black Cockles was published in 2010 but was only available in paperback until now. The sequel, Nine Lives, was published in 2012. His third novel, Vengeance was published in January 2014 and the sequel to Nine Lives in due for release in the summer of 2014.

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The Last Hit
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: British English. Published: September 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hitman John Stone wants to retire. Contracted to hit a former MP, testifying in an arms scandal he decides it is last hit. Then gangster, Alex Brant, makes him an offer he can’t refuse. With help from MI5 agent, Nikki Miles, and Brant’s No2, Kristina Kovac, Stone tries to work out who wants him dead and why. He realises his last two hits are linked and struggles to understand who can be trusted
Full Circle
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 81,110. Language: British English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Frank Smith looks forward to realising his dream, after serving twenty years in prison for attempted murder. His dream is shattered when he learns duplicitous gangland boss Maurice Blair, now respectable businessman, refuses to give him what is rightfully his. As Frank unravels the web of deception spun by Blair, he returns to a life of crime, while he faces an uncertain future
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After moving to Cornwall, Ed and TJ couldn’t be happier. Their tranquillity, is shattered when a bitter resident drags up their past; a violent and tragic past they want to forget. Ed is caught in a situation where he has to break his promise to TJ to stay out of trouble. There is only one outcome and Ed finds himself drawn in the criminal criminal underworld of ex-London gangster Harry Daniels.
Nine Lives
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Soho club owner Johnny Gold, tells Ed “I could use someone like you.” Ed jumps at the opportunity of a job as a bouncer. Little does he know that he is entering a world of sleaze and corruption that will put his very life in danger, because Johnny has a hidden agenda. It is only exotic dancer TJ that stops him walking away but even TJ has a secret.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 84,890. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A terrified five-year-old boy peers through the bushes and witnesses his father's murder. Twenty years later the nightmares that plagued Peter as a child return, turning his life upside down. After a particularly vivid nightmare Peter recalls the face of his father's murderer. Consumed by madness, Peter embarks on a terrifying trail of vengeance
Black Cockles (unabridged version)
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ed thought taking Emma to Cornwall was a good idea but a serial killer is at large. DCI Brown is heading the investigation and under pressure to solve the case as each attack becomes more frenzied and the killer just as elusive. Ed however, has other things on his mind as his trip turns into a living hell after being targeted by a vindictive thug who will stop at nothing not even murder.

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