Books by Donna Morrissey

Donna Morrissey was born on the north-west coast of Newfoundland. She began her writing career eight years ago. Since then she has produced two national bestselling novels, Downhill Chance and Kit's Law, both translated in Japanese, German and Dutch. Kit'

SYLVANUS NOW by Donna Morrissey
Released: April 3, 2006

"Absorbing human drama, in Morrissey's best yet."
A way of life is compromised and threatened, and life goes stubbornly on, in the Canadian author's third novel, following Downhill Chance (2003). Read full book review >
DOWNHILL CHANCE by Donna Morrissey
Released: July 15, 2003

"Still, the narrative moves like a house afire, and its racy energy keeps our attention riveted."
Hardy and Dickens are the probable inspirations for this sprawling, old-fashioned tale of two maritime Newfoundland families. Read full book review >
KIT’S LAW by Donna Morrissey
Released: May 3, 2001

"Look for a film version soon, but don't deny yourself the pleasure of reading the book. Kit's Law is a charmer."
This appealing first novel, set in coastal Newfoundland and certain to be compared to E. Annie Proulx's The Shipping News, was published to widespread acclaim in its author's native Canada in 1999. Read full book review >