Philippa Ballantine
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Philippa Ballantine

Originally from New Zealand, Philippa Ballantine, is a fantasy and steampunk author.
She has multiple series--Books of the Order, the Shifted World, the Chronicles of Art, and the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences (co-written with her husband Tee Morris) .
Her works have won an Airship, a Parsec, an RT Book Review Readers Choice, and a Sir Julius Vogel Award. They have also appeared in the Locus Bestseller list, and been in the Goodreads Top Science Fiction books.
She currently resides in Manassas, Virginia with her husband, her daughter, and a mighty clowder of cats. Visit her online at pjballantine.com or follow her on Twitter @PhilippaJane.

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    • Wrayth

    • A Book of the Order, Book 3
    • By: Philippa Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In the Empire of Arkaym, the Order of Deacons protects and shelters the citizens from the attacks of the unliving. All are sworn to fight the evil forces of the geists - and to keep the world safe from the power of the Otherside....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Janus Affair

    • A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel, Book 2
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 665
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    Evildoers beware! Retribution is at hand, thanks to Britain's best-kept secret agents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even Better than the First Novel in the Series

    • By Marianne on 08-05-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Curse of the Silver Pharaoh

    • Verity Fitzroy and the Ministry Seven, Book 1
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Verity Fitzroy and the Ministry Seven have the run of London, and that is the way they like it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pure adventure

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Diamond Conspiracy

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 4
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
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    Having narrowly escaped the electrifying machinations of Thomas Edison, Books and Braun are looking forward to a relaxing and possibly romantic voyage home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Steampunk Fun Continues!

    • By Troy on 04-01-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Phoenix Rising

    • A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,233
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      4 out of 5 stars 1,236

    Evil is most assuredly afoot - and Britain’s fate rests in the hands of an alluring renegade... and a librarian....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Steampunk - worth a listen

    • By DarkFish on 05-11-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Dawn's Early Light

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences
    • By: Tee Morris, Pip Ballantine
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 541
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 496
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 495

    After being ignominiously shipped out of England following their participation in the Janus affair, Braun and Books are ready to prove their worth as agents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Return of the Most Dangerous Duo in Steampunk!

    • By Troy on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Geist

    • A Book of the Order
    • By: Philippa Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Order of the Deacons stand as protectors of the Empire, guardians against ghost possession, sentinels warding off the malevolent haunting of the geists....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love Philippa Ballantine's work!!!!

    • By Kathleen M. Joyce on 12-24-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Ghost Rebellion

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 5
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Tee Morris, Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 194

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Story fell short, and narration was annoying.

    • By -dan'l on 08-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Harbinger

    • A Book of the Order
    • By: Philippa Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The Deacons of the Order are all that stand between the wicked spirits of the other side and the innocent citizens of the Empire. They are sworn to protect humanity, even when they cannot protect themselves....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Spectyr (A Book of the Order)

    • By: Philippa Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    She might be most powerful Deacon, but Sorcha Faris has a tarnished reputation to overcome. Frustratingly, her superiors have her and her partner, Merrick Chambers, chasing down rumors of geists rather than the real thing....

    Regular price: $24.95

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