Subscribe and enjoy more than 800,000 books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
The Long and Short of it - The Chronicles of St Mary's Series - cover

The Long and Short of it - The Chronicles of St Mary's Series

Jodi Taylor

Publisher: Accent Press

  • 0
  • 1
  • 0

Summary

In print for the very first time, The Long and Short of It collects 8 unmissable short stories from the international bestselling Chronicles of St Mary's series.

 
With introductions plus the brand new short story, A Perfect Storm.

 
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 – From the very beginning of St Mary’s. Discover the truth behind Markham’s stolen furniture and Professor Rapson’s flies.

 
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! 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!

 
'A carnival ride through laughter and tears with a bit of time travel thrown in for spice.' Publishers Weekly

Other books that might interest you

  • Immortal Ever After - An Argeneau Novel - cover

    Immortal Ever After - An...

    Lynsay Sands

    • 4
    • 15
    • 0
    New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands enthralls with Immortal Ever After, the latest entry in her sizzling paranormal vampire series featuring the wickedly alluring Argeneau family. 
    When Valerie is saved by the Argenau rescue team after being kidnapped by an immortal madman, Anders finds himself captivated by the strong, sultry woman. Engaged in a steamy affair, he promises to do everything in his power to protect Valerie while her abductor is still at large—and on the hunt. 
    Sexy, fun, and full of passion, Lynsay Sands’s Immortal Ever After delivers a tantalizing adventure and a smoldering romance.
    Show book
  • Loch Nessa - Damned Girl #4 - cover

    Loch Nessa - Damned Girl #4

    Clare Kauter

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Nessa is back, and this time she’s in deep. 
    When a witch from the local coven goes missing, Nessa gets dragged into the search. Her investigation takes her to Loch Ness, where the witch was studying dragons. 
    It’s time to meet the monster lurking in the depths. 
    Of course, this mission would be a lot less worrying if Nessa wasn’t accompanied by two members of magical law enforcement. After all, she’s still got a certain hot item burning a hole in her pocket. Things go from bad to worse when she bumps into Henry – she’s still not sure if he wants to make out with her or make a case against her. 
    Not to mention there’s some fishy dark magic going on in the woods surrounding the loch, which only Nessa seems to notice. She’s drowning in questions, and if she doesn’t figure out the answers soon, it could be the end of her. 
    This time it’s sink or swim. 
    Another hilarious instalment of the Damned Girl series, packed with witches, dragons, werewolves and shifters. If you like humorous paranormal mysteries and urban fantasy, this series is for you! Download today to join Nessa on her underwater adventures.
    Show book
  • Chosen Men - Military Skirmish Games in the Napoleonic Wars - cover

    Chosen Men - Military Skirmish...

    Mark Latham

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars. The primary focus of the game is on soldiers and NCOs in light 'flank' companies, as they scout ahead of larger forces and take part in man-to-man actions against enemy skirmishers. 
     
    Although the game allows for the formation of accurately sized companies of light infantry and cavalry if you wish, these formations are broken down into small groups of up to a dozen men. For the most part, officers are not swashbuckling super-heroes, but staunch commanders who rally and direct their men to achieve the battlefield objectives. Although the game uses an alternating action turn sequence, officers can use their influence on multiple units at the same time in an effort to steal the initiative. With all rolls resolved using standard 6-sided dice, this game combines a classic wargaming feel with modern wargame mechanics.
    Show book
  • The Witch with No Name - cover

    The Witch with No Name

    Kim Harrison

    • 0
    • 7
    • 0
    It’s Rachel Morgan’s ultimate adventure . . . and anything can happen in this final book in the New York Times bestselling Hollows series. 
    Rachel Morgan has come a long way from her early days as an inexperienced bounty hunter. She’s faced vampires and werewolves, banshees, witches, and soul-eating demons. She’s crossed worlds, channeled gods, and accepted her place as a day-walking demon. She’s lost friends and lovers and family, and an old enemy has unexpectedly become something much more. 
    But power demands responsibility, and world-changers must always pay a price. Rachel has known that this day would come—and now it is here. 
    To save Ivy’s soul and the rest of the living vampires, to keep the demonic ever after and our own world from destruction, Rachel Morgan will risk everything. . . .
    Show book
  • Shadowrun: World of Shadows - Shadowrun Anthology #2 - cover

    Shadowrun: World of Shadows -...

    Chris A. Jackson, Jennifer...

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    DARKNESS EVERYWHERE...  
     
    The Sixth World is a dangerous place, with deadly hazards lurking around every corner. Everywhere shadowrunners go, from the top of the world to the deepest, darkest Sprawl neighborhood, someone’s always looking to make their rep by taking you down.  
     
    World of Shadows is the second anthology of original Shadowrun short stories, each one showcasing some of the most far-flung, treacherous locations around the world. From a scientific mission gone wrong in the snowy wilds of Russia to an AR nightclub in Morocco sheltering runners on the lam to a recovering runner drawn into a deadly web of intrigue in the darkest alleys of Hong Kong, these eighteen original short stories explore exotic settings far off the beaten path. Featuring stories by Michael A. Stackpole, Mel Odom, Jean Rabe, Aaron Rosenberg, Phaedra Weldon, Annie Bellet, Chris A. Jackson and many others, find out what happens when shadowrunners have to battle not only with ever-present threat of the corps and Mr. Johnson, but also the dangers of the very land they stand on.  
     
    Featuring stories by:  
    Michael A. Stackpole  
    Jennifer Brozek  
    Chris A. Jackson  
    Annie Bellet  
    Stephen Dedman  
    Russell Zimmerman  
    Maxwell Alexander Drake  
    Steven S. Long  
    Phaedra Weldon  
    Aaron Rosenberg  
    Thomas Gofton  
    Patrick Goodman  
    Jean Rabe  
    Dylan Birtolo  
    Jason M. Hardy  
    Malik Toms  
    R.L. King  
    Mel Odom 
    Show book
  • Harry Heron: No Quarter - cover

    Harry Heron: No Quarter

    Patrick G Cox

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In Harry Heron: No Quarter, Harry Heron and his best friend Ferghal O’Connor are cadets at Fleet College, eager to master their skills in preparation for commissioning to a ship. They’ve barely stepped foot on campus when they realize they’re targeted and sabotaged at every turn, but this doesn’t stop them from exuberant participation in the Sailing Regatta, the Gun Run, and the usual flirtations and hijinks of college life. Meanwhile, the Consortium, supporting the Johnstone Group, does everything in its power to keep them from testifying at an enquiry to expose Johnstone’s questionable research practices that nearly killed Harry in their secret laboratory on the planet Pangaea. No quarter given, none asked, Harry and Ferghal overcome every obstacle with youthful vigor and optimism, intelligence and training, and prove valuable to the Fleet as junior officers of the NECS Leander in the ongoing struggle against the Consortium.
    Show book