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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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,327
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,196

    Evil is most assuredly afoot - and Britain’s fate rests in the hands of an alluring renegade... and a librarian. These are dark days indeed in Victoria’s England. Londoners are vanishing, then reappearing, washing up as corpses on the banks of the Thames, drained of blood and bone. Yet the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences - the Crown’s clandestine organization whose bailiwick is the strange and unsettling - will not allow its agents to investigate. Fearless and exceedingly lovely Eliza D. Braun, however, with her disturbing fondness for dynamite, refuses to let the matter rest...

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

    • By DarkFish on 05-11-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • 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 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    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. It falls on Books and Braun to turn the tables on Jekyll and bring him to justice. As Wellington and Eliza continue their pursuit of the madman, Jekyll, the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences stand against a recent surge in House of Usher activity.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Please choose a real Audible Narrator !

    • By Sheri on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474

    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. But what starts as a simple mission in the States - intended to keep them out of trouble - suddenly turns into a scandalous and convoluted case that has connections reaching as far as Her Majesty the Queen.

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

    • By Troy on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 704
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643

    Certainly no strangers to peculiar occurrences, agents Wellington Books and Eliza Braun are nonetheless stunned to observe a fellow passenger aboard Britain's latest hypersteam train suddenly vanish in a dazzling bolt of lightning. They soon discover this is not the only such disappearance...with each case going inexplicably unexamined by the Crown. The fate of England is once again in the hands of an ingenious archivist paired with a beautiful, fearless lady of adventure.

    • 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 Diamond Conspiracy

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 4
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347

    Having narrowly escaped the electrifying machinations of Thomas Edison, Books and Braun are looking forward to a relaxing and possibly romantic voyage home. But when Braun's emergency signal goes off, all thoughts of recreation vanish. Braun's streetwise team of child informants, the Ministry Seven, is in grave peril, and Books and Braun must return to England immediately.

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

    • By Troy on 04-01-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Ghost Rebellion

    • Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Book 5
    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Tee Morris, Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    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. However, when Eliza and Wellington run him to ground in India, they are forced to come face to face with ghosts from the past, and the realities of empire.

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

    • By -dan'l on 08-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Verity Fitzroy and the Ministry Seven have the run of London, and that is the way they like it. While she loses herself in machines and adventures, and the work they get from the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, why her parents were killed remains a mystery she can't leave alone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pure adventure

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    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 ancient mystery of the Emerald Flame is on the verge of being solved, which will mean an end to life and death as the world has known it. The race is on to find it first, and the winner will hold the fate of the future in their hands. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Countless Hues of Crimson

    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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. A chance meeting with enigmatic pineapple merchant, Lord Heathcliff Redd, has changed everything.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-20-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Magic by Gaslight

    • By: Pip Ballantine
    • Narrated by: Philippa Ballantine
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Lucinda is a witch in a alternative Victorian London, where being a witch is a death sentence. Her coven harnesses 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. So Lucinda and her coven live in secret. That is until she meets a young American magician, and their attraction cannot be denied, but they have always been taught such a thing can never be.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Social Media for Writers: Marketing Strategies for Building Your Audience and Selling Books

    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Tee Morris, Pip Ballantine
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Over the past decade, social media has transformed from a fad into a necessity for writers. But for the inexperienced author, trying to make sense of - much less master - the available platforms can be a frustrating experience. The variety of social media options alone is dizzying enough: WordPress, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube, Pinterest, and more. Whether you're just starting to create an audience or looking to refine your online presence, this guide will equip you with the essential tools you'll need to succeed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not just for writers

    • By Laura on 04-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Magical Mechanications

    • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Narrated by: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Four steampunk novelettes from the authors of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris. Includes Little Red Flying Hood, Aladdin and His Wonderfully Infernal Device, Little Clockwork Mermaid, and Mechanical Wings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Four delightful fairy tale retellings through brass and steam

    • By Sammy on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $19.95