Paula Morris


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Paula Morris, a novelist and short story writer of English and Maori descent, was born in New Zealand. For almost a decade she worked in the record business in London and New York. She now lives in New Orleans, where she teaches creative writing at Tulane University.

Paula's first novel, Queen of Beauty, won best first work of fiction at the 2003 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. Hibiscus Coast, a literary thriller set in Auckland and Shanghai, was published in 2005 and has been optioned for film. Her third novel, Trendy But Casual, was published by Penguin New Zealand in 2005.

Paula's first short story collection, Forbidden Cities (2008) was a regional finalist in the 2009 Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

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Ruined (Ruined, #1)

3.83 avg rating — 12,553 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Dark Souls

3.85 avg rating — 3,003 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Unbroken (Ruined, #2)

3.90 avg rating — 2,552 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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The Eternal City

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Rangatira

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Queen of Beauty

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Hibiscus Coast

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False River

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Forbidden Cities

3.92 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2008
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On Coming Home

3.87 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2015
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“The past doesn't go away. You just can't see it anymore.”
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“That was the way it was in New Orleans, and in every old haunted city across the world. Ghosts vanished, and new ghosts arrived to take their place. Things changed. Things stayed the same.”
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