The long and short of it : stories from the chronicles of St. Mary's / Jodi Taylor.Material type: TextSeries: Taylor, Jodi, Chronicles of St Mary's: Publisher: New York : Night Shade Books, Description: 400 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 9781472264312; 1597809152; 9781597809153Uniform titles: Short stories. Selections Subject(s): Historians -- Fiction | History -- Research -- Fiction | Time travel -- FictionGenre/Form: Science fiction. | Short stories. DDC classification: 823/.92 LOC classification: PR6120.A937 | A6 2017
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Dramatis thingummy -- When a child is born -- Roman holiday -- Christmas present -- Ships and stings and wedding rings -- The very first damned thing -- The Great St. Mary's day out -- My name is Markham -- A perfect storm.
Follow the disaster magnets of St Mary's as they hurtle around history! The ninth book in The Chronicles of St Mary's Series collects the bestselling short stories in print for the first time. When a Child is Born - A jump back to 1066 to witness the coronation of William the Conqueror goes slightly astray. Roman Holiday - Max and her team become spectacularly involved with Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and a basket of confused asps. Christmas Present - An attempt to rescue lost historians involving an enraged pig and Boudicca herself. The Very First Damned Thing - Discover the truth about the very beginning of St Mary's. Ships and Stings and Wedding Rings - A gun left behind in Ancient Egypt and a race against time to prevent a catastrophe. The Great St Mary's Day Out - Hooray! It's a happy holiday. For everyone except Max - the only one with her mind on the job. My Name is Markham - Alfred, the cakes and Mr Markham. The Great British Bake Off it's not! And a bonus - a new and previously unpublished short story, A perfect storm.