Author Archives: Tee Morris
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
by Pip Ballantine
The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is reveals in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there. The Sea Witch and her marvelous contraptions offer a way to pursue her dreams. What she will find there will change her fate forever.
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.
Cordelia is called to a strange theatre by a message from her estranged father, and she hopes for a joyful reunion. Her father though has been treading on dangerous ground while trying to impress the Director the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Still Cordelia cannot possibly know the strange and terrifying details of what lies within this particular play house.
It’s Christmas Eve, and Wellington and Eliza investigate an incredible haunting in the heart of London. What looks to be a job well done in the end quickly becomes a lump of coal in their stockings when their client takes some offense…
From the Tales from the Archives and the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences
April, 1883. Agent Bryan Teague travels from the London offices to a remote area of Scotland on the call of Lord Pennyfarthing, a self-proclaimed scientist and specialist in ancient and rare fauna. Agent Teague arrives to find his skepticism of Pennyfarthing’s previous follies on finding a traumatised valet and a dying English lord with an incredible fish story…
Althea Galway, a gifted statistician for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, follows her tedious pursuits for Doctor Sound to a Winter carnival and a strange mystery at its heart. With a dashing illusionist and the memories of her own secretive past with the Traveling Galloway Circus clouding her judgment, she dares to reach beyond her station and discover what is behind the tricks of a trade she knew better than any active field agent.
Blythe is very excited to receive a camera for her birthday, but finds that gifts can have their price. What she sees through the lens offers a chilling insight into the future that people will kill for and draws the attention of a New Zealand field agent from the Ministry.
We hope you are enjoying these titles, and we look forward to bringing you more in the coming months.
Tales from the Archives
And the Fourth Collection of Tales from the Archives containing all four stories
Thanks to everyone who entered. It was so nice to see the support Billi has out there, but there can be only one winner…and it has to be Mel Hay. Yes indeed, she did the most to spread the word about Billi, and can claim herself as Bill’s Biggest Fan.
- A named character in the next piece of planned Billi fiction—a novella. You can chose to insert yourself, or your loved one into Billi’s world.
- A signed hardcover copy of Phoenix Rising by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris.
- Signed copies of Geist and Spectyr by Philippa Ballantine.
- A signed copy of The Janus Affair paperback when it is released.
- Signed copies of the (now out of) print Dragon Moon Press editions of Singing Sword and Pitcher’s Pendant.
- A CD of all the audio Billi episodes in mp3 format—also signed by the author.
- ebook versions of all of Imagine That! Studios books on offer as of 1st of May.
The five random winners of the complete selection of Imagine That! Studios books are Hugh O’Donnell, Michael Malm, Michael Ward, Jessi Coy and Scott Roche.
It’s been fun to watch all the tweets, messages and facebook posts pop up. Stay tuned for a Billi novella coming in the next few months where Mel’s name of choice will appear as a character.