Pip Ballantine

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Tales from the Archives: Collection 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. . This volume includes To Hide in Plain Sight by K T Bryski, Old Sinner's Bones by Scott Roche, Tangi a te Ruru / The Cry of the Morpork by Pip Ballantine, and Beneath Northumberland by KT Bryski and PC Haring
Tangi a te Ruru / The Cry of the Morepork
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agent Aroha Murphy investigates a series of strange deaths in the wilds of New Zealand in 1873 which have all taken place on one night. Are they suicides or murders? Aroha with her Maori and Italian ancestry, sits awkwardly between two cultures, but the answer is tangled with her own complicated past. heritage of Aotearoa itself. Tales from the Archives are short stories.
Ngaire and Whakamua
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
New Zealand like the rest of the world, has been broken and remade by the zombie apocalypse. Humanity is scattered, sheltering as best it can in isolated settlements. However, there is hope, and it rests with one old woman and her machine. Whakamua, the track laying train's mission is to connect Ngaire's home to the rest of civilization. As they set off for Wellington...
A Christmas to Die for
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Even an assassin must go home for Christmas. Sophia del Morte, skilled spy-for-hire, now faces the most formidable of opponents: family. It is the closing of the year, after all; and the lethal Italian beauty returns to her home village for wine, food, and memories. As this is the del Morte family, Sophia tries to brace herself for awkward talk at the dinner table, and perhaps a touch of intrigu
Merry Christmas, Verity Fitzroy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's Christmas Eve, and Verity Fitzroy finds herself distracted from her duties with the Ministry Seven. When she endangers her fellow urchins, she begins to question her role in their life. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of thi
Silver Linings
Price: Free! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wellington Books and Eliza D. Braun arrive in Cairo, Egypt, sent from Ministry headquarters on an archival audit. What Wellington hopes will be a stay in the cradle of civilization and a break from the bitter winter of England instead looks to be a brief visit on account of Eliza’s poor attitude and the disdain of the area field director, Marcus Donahue.
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is revels in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there.
Magic by Gaslight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A novella of steampunk and magic, from one of the minds behind the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Lucinda is a witch in a alternative Victorian London, where being a witch is a death sentence. Her coven harness sensuality and passion to make magic, and that is a crime according to the Association of Magicians. Women with control of sex and magic are too dangerous to tolerate.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: To Paris with Regret by Starla Huchton, Hanuman's Gift by Helen E H Madden, The Sun Never Sets by Val Griswold-Ford, and the Precarious Child by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris
The Precarious Child
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The street urchins that will one day be called the Ministry Seven, have a task from Agent Harrison Thorne. It seems simple enough, however their leader Miss Verity Fitzroy discovers that a surprise from her past is tangled up with this mysterious man which leads to a very precarious situation. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: The Evil that Befell Sampson by Pip Ballantine- Dust on the Davenport by O M Grey- The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas by Nathan Lowell- A Ruby in Rain by Grant Stone
The Evil that Befell Sampson
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eliza D Braun is a young field agent in the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences (South Pacific Branch) when she is asked by New Zealand's preeminent suffragist to investigate some strange goings within the organisation. She cannot possibly imagination that this little case will alter her entire life and thrust her into a world barely prepared for her.

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