The Long and Short of It (The Chronicles of St Mary's anthology) by Jodi Taylor

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Read The Long and Short of It (The Chronicles of St Mary's anthology) Online Free - 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And a bonus - a new and previously unpublished short story.



Title : The Long and Short of It (The Chronicles of St Mary's anthology)
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ISBN : 1786152347
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 320 pages


Reviews


Kaitlin rated it ★★★☆☆

June 11, 2017

This is Jodi Taylor's newest release and it's a paperback/bind up edition of all the St Mary's Chronicles short stories so far + one new one called 'The Perfect Storm'. I'd already read all of these except for the newest one and I've reviewed each as an individual stories, but there were two stan...


Kevin rated it ★★★★★

June 15, 2017

Mostly for the final story My 5 stars are primarily for the last short, which takes place after the end of the 8th novel, "And the Rest Is History". It neatly capstones that superb novel--but stands all by itself, believe me--and is the file-sharing fun we've come to expect from author Taylor and...


Shawn rated it ★★★★★

July 13, 2017

Finally, the short stories of the crew at Saint Mary's collected together at last. This is fantastic news for those of us who like to read actual books, because these have not been available in print before. Loved all these short stories. And am glad to have this is my collection next to the book...


Angela rated it ★★★★★

June 13, 2017

All the St. Mary's short stories in one book! What's not to like.


Ryan rated it ★★★★★

June 16, 2017

A bit of a mislead here. This is a compendium of all the prior vignettes, with an introduction as to Jodi's writing process for each, plus the bonus short story A Perfect Storm. I can't review that one separately yet but found it fantastic, as usual with anything Jodi writes.


Alison rated it ★★★★☆

August 13, 2017

An anthology of seven novellas, six old and one new. When a Child is Born Max and her team have one small task - witness the coronation of William the Conqueror. What could go wrong? Let me list the ways! A short story that makes you laugh and think (well a little bit) Roman Holiday t seemed so innoce...


Nicole rated it ★★★★☆

June 08, 2017

The Long and the Short of it sees the short stories, which are often released at Christmas, bought together in one volume along with a previously unpublished short story "The Perfect Storm" Each story is preceded by a short explanation by Jodi Taylor on how the story came to be written and for th...


Robby rated it ★★★★☆

July 11, 2017

The Madness of St Mary's Buyer beware if you think this is a whole new book. This is a collection of short stories and all but one has been released before. As much as I love the novels I think that the short story format is wonderful for this series. It allows the inherent silliness that you have...


Sian rated it ★★★★★

June 18, 2017

This book wraps up all the short stories in the series which fit around the novels, talks about the motivations for writing them and also adds in another short story. It's important to know where each story fits in relation to the novels. If you are a St Mary's fan, this will be your thing. I lov...


Ted rated it ★★★★☆

June 18, 2017

I had this on pre-order from Amazon and was a little disappointed when it turned out Book 9 was an anthology of short stories not the next thrilling instalment ... Well that's the missing star explained The collection of short stories are in an of themselves, well written and trouser wettingly fun...





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