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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    • Phoenix Rising

    • A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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

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    • Dawn's Early Light

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences
    • By: Tee Morris, Pip Ballantine
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    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
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    • 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
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    Verity Fitzroy and the Ministry Seven have the run of London, and that is the way they like it....

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    • By Kindle Customer on 10-12-17

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    • The Diamond Conspiracy

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 4
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
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    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
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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

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    • The Ghost Rebellion

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 5
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
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    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
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    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

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    • Geist

    • A Book of the Order
    • By: Philippa Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
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    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

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    • The Janus Affair

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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

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    • Operation: Endgame

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 6
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
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    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little slow at points

    • By Kerri on 07-20-18

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    • The Mystery of Emerald Flame

    • Verity Fitzroy and the Ministry Seven Series, Book 2
    • By: Pip Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After her brush with the Silver Pharaoh, Verity Fitzroy and the children of the Ministry Seven retreat to London to recover. With her Uncle Octavius still somewhere out there, Verity is sure the disappearance of children in the fogs of the capital cannot be a coincidence....

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    • Chasing the Bard

    • The Chronicles of Art, Book
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    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
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    Sive, ancient goddess of the Fey, is busy watching her world die. Darkness creeps over the Fey world, and its once immortal people and creatures are fading away. As much as she despises humans, Sive knows that across the Veil that separates the worlds, power can be found....

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