Co-authors Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris ingeniously reimagine England’s Edwardian Era in Phoenix Rising—a hilarious, rip-roaring steampunk fantasy romp that the voracious fans of New York Times bestseller Gail Carriger will eagerly devour with great relish. In this outrageous, non-stop... show more
Co-authors Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris ingeniously reimagine England’s Edwardian Era in Phoenix Rising—a hilarious, rip-roaring steampunk fantasy romp that the voracious fans of New York Times bestseller Gail Carriger will eagerly devour with great relish. In this outrageous, non-stop adventure, Ballantine and Morris introduce us to Agents Books and Braun of the ultra-secret Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences—the most delightful duo of very British evil-bashers since The Avengers, Emma Peel and John Steed. With its malevolent secret societies, earth-shattering conspiracies, breathtaking derring-do, and absolutely wondrous weapons, Phoenix Rising out-Sherlocks Robert Downey, Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 26th 2011
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Pages no: 402
Edition language: English
Series: Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences (#1)
Mr Ceridwen and I have been listening to audiobooks on our (somewhat long) drive up to the cabin, which has been generally enjoyable. We got through the entire "Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire" series, which was absolutely a great time. Good narrators, very interesting alt-history, a semi-twist ending I ...
This first novel in the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series is a fun-filled steampunk adventure. Eliza D. Braun is a field agent for the Ministry in a fantastical world filled with all manner of steam-powered gadgets and devices. Due to her knack for disregarding authority and blowing things u...
I really rather enjoyed myself while reading this book - its hard to pinpoint why though? maybe the complex characters? not only did they keep secrets from themselves as well as each other but from the reader as well! which i must say is rather talented! The world was fascinating, I love the whole O...
I really wanted to love this book, I'm a kiwi girl, the heroine is a kiwi girl. With explosives. How could I not love that? But it's really just ok. (ETA, it failed to push my buttons so hard I actually forgot the title of it and had to come back and fix this post. Heh.) Some of the high spots ar...
PHOENIX RISINGPIP BALLANTINE & TEE MORRISAPRIL 26, 2011STEAMPUNKMASS MARKET PAPERBACK, EBOOKMINISTRY OF PECULIAR OCCURRENCES BOOK 15 STARSIn Victorian England, the Queen has developed a secret society, The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, to deal with the unexplained and the eerie. But the Ministry...