Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes
To Hide in Plain Sight by K T Bryski
Elizabeth Sinclair, working on the fringes of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, is called in to find a thief. Her unusual set of skills means she is particularly suited to this task, but she is not the only one able to hide in plain sight, and the museum of the University of Toronto has many secrets and dangers within its walls.
Old Sinner's Bones by Scott Roche
Agent Edouard St. Just arrives in a rather weather soaked Clontarf Castle, and finds himself immediately surrounded by the incidents that have been plaguing the residents. When blood starts dripping from the walls, and people start disappearing, St. Just realises he has fallen into an ancient conspiracy that he might not survive. Especially with a new opponent hot on his trail!
Tangi a te Ruru / The Cry of the Morepork
Agent Aroha Murphy investigates a series of strange deaths in the wilds of New Zealand in 1873 which have all taken place on one night. Are they suicides or murders? Aroha with her Maori and Italian ancestry, sits awkwardly between two cultures, but the answer is tangled with her own complicated past. heritage of Aotearoa itself.
Beneath Northumberland by KT Bryski and PC Haring
Taking pity on the plucky intern in the Archives of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences might not have been the best choice for Agent Brandon Hill. What seemed like a simple kindness has brought him to the bottom of the Northumberland Straight, and into a very peculiar kind of Canadian danger.