Pip Ballantine

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The Mystery of Emerald Flame
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After her brush with the Silver Pharaoh, Verity Fitzroy and the children of the Ministry Seven retreat to London to recover, but adventure always seems to have a way of finding them. With her Uncle Octavius still somewhere out there, Verity is sure the terrifying disappearance of children in the fogs of the capital cannot be a coincidence.
The Books & Braun Dossier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From the award-winning podcast anthology series Tales from the Archives comes these fantastic adventures of spy craft, science, and the supernatural. When Agents Eliza D. Braun and Wellington Thornhill Books, Esquire, were first partnered up in the Archives of The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, it was hard to believe they would ever delight in one another's company.
The Touch of Hine-nui-te-pō
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Young Ministry Agent Aroha Murphy is tasked to find The Angel of Death, who stalks Auckland, New Zealand, killing anyone, even those locked securely in their home. Behind is left only a desiccated corpse. But is this murder… or justice? ============================ Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
A Very Southern Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Newly minted agent, Eliza D Braun, is sent to Australia to help out a veteran in the field, Agent Bruce Campbell. Struggling against the heat, and a mysterious creation run amok, can the team of Campbell and Braun find the missing children and return them home before Christmas, or will their clash of personalities destroy any chance of success?
Operation: Endgame
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
One Final Mission. There is no time to rest for Eliza D Braun and Wellington Thornhill Books. The man who has haunted and hounded them since the fall of the Maestro—Doctor Henry Jekyll—is now on a killing spree, using bizarre, theatrical murders as a way to taunt their inability to capture him.
Deck the Cogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A Christmas collection from the steampunk world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Includes; A Christmas to Die for, Home Alone for the Holidays, In the Spirit of Christmas, and Merry Christmas, Verity Fitzroy
Countless Hues of Crimson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
From the writers of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences comes the erotic novel you haven’t been waiting for. Anastasia Brassingware is a daughter of English aristocracy, but her station has been brought low by her father’s belief in ridiculous quick schemes. Now forced into penury, she must take any menial job.
The Curse of the Silver Pharaoh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
While Verity Fitzroy loses herself in magical mechanizations and fantastical science of London, she harbours secrets of the death of her parents, of a mystery she can't leave alone, and of her power over machinery that both excites and terrifies her. Verity is part of the Ministry Seven, street orphans that work for Agent Harrison Thorne of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Magical Mechanications
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fairy tales
Four steampunk novelettes from the authors of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris Little Red Flying Hood by Tee Morris Aladdin and His Wonderfully Infernal Device by Tee Morris Little Clockwork Mermaid by Pip Ballantine Mechanical Wings by Pip Ballantine
The Ghost Rebellion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,960. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The chase is on! After rescuing Queen Victoria from the clutches of the Maestro, Agents Eliza D Braun and Wellington Books are in hot pursuit of Dr Henry Jekyll. While he continues his experiments on the aristocracy of Europe, he leaves a trail of chaos and despair in his wake.
Tales from the Archives: Volume 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,460. 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: Free! 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
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: Volume 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,200. 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: Free! Words: 5,820. 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: Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,910. 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: 5,220. 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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