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    • Roman Holiday

    • The Chronicles of St. Mary's
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,010
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 932
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928

    Another rollicking short story from the Chronicles of St Mary’s author Jodi Taylor. Question: What sort of idiot installs his mistress in his wife’s house? Especially when that mistress is Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator, queen of Egypt and the most notorious woman of her time? Answer: Julius Caesar - poised to become king of Rome. Or as good as.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another piece of the St Marys puzzle

    • By UsefulThings on 29-05-15

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    • And Now for Something Completely Different

    • Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here's a question for you. What's the most exciting thing ever found in a fire bucket? And don't say 'fire' because you'll be wrong. Suppose - just suppose - it was the technology to take a pod to Mars? Yeah, now we're talking! Every Christmas, for reasons which seem good at the time - especially after an eggnog or two - Max and the others leap into the nearest pod and indulge in their illegal Christmas jump. It's a tradition. This year, however, just to be different, they find themselves part of someone else's illegal Christmas jump. It's time to don a spacesuit and bring your own urine!

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    • Christmas Present

    • A Chronicles of St. Mary's Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,006
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 924
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 922

    It's Christmas Eve at St Mary's. And all through the house. Nothing is stirring.... Except for Max, Peterson, and Markham, sneaking out at midnight for an assignment that is very definitely off the books. It was ten years ago tonight that senior historians Bashford and Grey went missing in 12th century Jerusalem. So how did they end up in AD 60 Roman Colchester? Max has a theory. Peterson has a plan. Markham has bacon sandwiches. Colchester has Boudicca and her bloodthirsty Iceni hordes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Greatest Story Ever Told?

    • By David on 01-07-15

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    • Dark Light

    • Elizabeth Cage, Book 2
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    Betrayed, terrified and alone, Elizabeth Cage has fled her home. With no plan and no friends, she arrives at the picturesque village of Greyston and finds herself involved in an ages-old ceremony that will end in death. And that might be the least of her problems - the Sorensen Institute would very much like to know her whereabouts. And Michael Jones is still out there, somewhere, she hopes. No matter how far and how fast she can run, trouble will always find Elizabeth Cage.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Continuity error

    • By drdapa on 09-11-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Very First Damned Thing

    • An Author-Read Audio Exclusive
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Jodi Taylor
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,333
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,233

    Jodi Taylor reads the long-awaited prequel in her Chronicles of St Mary’s series, as Dr Bairstow struggles to set up St Mary’s as we know it in a world still scarred by the ravages of civil war. Ever wondered how it all began? It’s two years since the final victory at the Battersea Barricades. The fighting might be finished, but for Dr Bairstow, just now setting up St Mary's, the struggle is only beginning. How will he assemble his team? From where will his funding come?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An intro....not much more

    • By Robyn on 29-11-16

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    • White Silence

    • Elizabeth Cage, Book 1
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Kate Scarfe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,308
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,307

    Elizabeth Cage is a child when she discovers that there are things in this world that only she can see. But she doesn't want to see them, and she definitely doesn't want them to see her. What is a curse to Elizabeth is a gift to others - a very valuable gift they want to control. When her husband dies, Elizabeth's world descends into a nightmare. But as she tries to piece her life back together, she discovers that not everything is as it seems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By mollyeyre on 23-09-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • When a Child Is Born

    • A Chronicles of St. Mary's Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,046
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039

    The time-travel series that everyone's talking about.... Jodi Taylor's The Chronicles of St. Mary's is back with a short story. It's Christmas Day 1066, and a team from St Mary's is going to witness the coronation of William the Conqueror. Or so they think.... However, history seems to have different plans for them, and when Max finds herself delivering a child in a peasant's hut, she can't help wondering what history is up to.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Christmas Gift from St Mary 's to Democracy

    • By M. Price on 19-06-15

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    • Little Donkey

    • A Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403

    It’s Christmas, and Jenny Checkland is beset with problems. The vicar, who really should know better, has asked to borrow Marilyn the donkey for the nativity play, thereby unleashing chaos on the already chaos-laden Frogmorton Farm. Will Marilyn survive her bath? Will anyone survive Marilyn’s bath? Robbed of her role as the Virgin Mary, what revenge is the angel Gabriel plotting? Why is that sheep so fat? Will Charlie ever get to say his one line? Can Marilyn be prevented from eating the baby Jesus?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read the nothing girl first!

    • By Hevpais on 25-10-15

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    • Ships and Stings and Wedding Rings

    • A Chronicles of St. Mary's Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 946
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941

    It’s Christmas again at St Mary's and time for Max’s obligatory illegal jump. On this occasion, however, they’re right up against it. A loaded gun has been left behind in Ancient Egypt, and it’s up to them to retrieve it before anyone accidentally blows their own head off, thus affecting the timeline for centuries to come. And as if that’s not enough, someone (Max) has inadvertently poisoned Mr Markham. It’s hot, they’re running out of supplies, they can’t find the gun and it’s all going horribly wrong. Again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short and sweet

    • By Robyn on 08-08-16

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    • Just One Damned Thing After Another

    • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 1
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,027
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,811
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,808

    Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of harmless eccentrics is not always within their power - especially given their propensity for causing loud explosions when things get too quiet. Meet the disaster-magnets of St Mary's Institute of Historical Research as they ricochet around History.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic and fasinating romp through time

    • By al on 02-12-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • A Second Chance

    • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 3
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,426
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306

    St Mary’s is back and nothing is going right for Max. Once again, it’s just one damned thing after another. The action jumps from an encounter with a mirror-stealing Isaac Newton to the bloody battlefield at Agincourt. Discover how a simple fact-finding assignment to witness the ancient and murderous cheese-rolling ceremony in Gloucester can result in CBC - concussion by cheese.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another chaotic, but fun outing

    • By Robyn on 07-08-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • And the Rest Is History

    • The Chronicles of St. Mary's, Book 8
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 891
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 839
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 832

    Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don't call it time travel - these historians investigate major historical events in contemporary time. And they aren't your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around history, might be unintentional disaster magnets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jodi Never Disappoints!

    • By Gryfynn on 16-04-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • An Argumentation of Historians

    • The Chronicles of St. Mary's, Book 9
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 569
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 570

    They say you shouldn't push your luck. Max gives her own luck a massive shove every day - and it's only a matter of time until luck pushes back.... January, 1536 - the day of Henry VIII's infamous jousting accident. Historians from St Mary's are there in force, recording and documenting. And arguing - obviously. A chance meeting between Max and the Time Police leads to a plan of action. And it's one that will have very serious consequences - especially for Max.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lost for words

    • By Binka on 11-04-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • A Symphony of Echoes

    • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 2
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,904
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,769
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,763

    Book Two in the madcap time-travel series based at the St Mary's Institute of Historical Research that seems to be everyone's cup of tea. In the second book in the Chronicles of St Mary's series, Max and the team visit Victorian London in search of Jack the Ripper, witness the murder of Archbishop Thomas A Becket in Canterbury Cathedral, and discover that dodos make a grockling noise when eating cucumber sandwiches.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More entertainment

    • By Robyn on 09-11-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

    • The Chronicles of St. Mary's, Book 6
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,065
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,001
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 993

    Max is back! New husband, new job, and a training regime that cannot fail - to go wrong! Take one interim chief training officer, add five recruits, mix with Joan of Arc, a baby mammoth, a duplicitous father of history, a bombed rat, Stone Age hunters, a couple of passing policemen who should have better things to do, and Dick the Turd. Stir well, bring to the boil – and wait for the bang! Join Max in the sixth instalment in the off-the-wall Chronicles of St Mary’s series."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great story

    • By Christopher on 30-07-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • No Time Like the Past

    • The Chronicles of St. Mary's, Book 5
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,069
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067

    Jodi Taylor’s best-selling series The Chronicles of St. Mary is back with a bang…St. Mary’s has been rebuilt, and it’s business as usual for the history department. But first there’s the little matter of a 17th-century ghost that only Mr. Markham can see. Not to mention the minor inconvenience of being trapped in the Great Fire of London…and an unfortunately timed comfort break at Thermopylae, leaving the fate of the Western world hanging in the balance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If the Joneses had a child ...

    • By Garry on 21-04-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Christmas Past

    • A Chronicles of St Mary's Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 259

    Max, Leon and Matthew - together at last for Christmas at St Mary's, a time of conspicuous consumption, riotous misbehaviour and the traditional illegal Christmas jump. And this time it's intergenerational. Donning her unfamiliar mother hat, Max takes Matthew back to 19th-century London, where they plan to deliver a parcel of Christmas cheer to his former friends but find themselves confronting the terrifying Old Ma Scrope in the process.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyed the story

    • By Allan on 23-12-17

    Regular price: £7.99

    • The Something Girl

    • The Frogmorton Farm Series, Book 2
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462

    It's life as usual at Frogmorton Farm - which is to say that events have passed the merely eccentric and are now galloping headlong towards the completely bizarre. Once again Jenny struggles to stay afloat in the stormy seas of matrimony with her husband, Russell Checkland, together with an unlikely mix of Patagonian Attack Chickens, Jack the Sad Donkey and Mrs Crisp's mysterious boyfriend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From beginning to end, a brilliant audio book.

    • By Lesley on 05-11-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • A Trail Through Time

    • The Chronicles of St. Mary's, Book 4
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,261
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,175

    "St Mary's is back and is facing a battle to survive in this, the fourth installment of the Chronicles. Max and Leon are re-united and looking forward to a peaceful lifetime together. But, sadly, they don't even make it to lunchtime. The action races from 17th century London to Ancient Egypt and from Pompeii to 14th century Southwark as they're pursued up and down the timeline.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's still St Mary's

    • By Sheryl Mason on 12-11-14

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    • The Steam-Pump Jump

    • A Chronicles of St Mary’s Short Story
    • By: Jodi Taylor
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Not one to let being banged up in Sick Bay stop her, Max has had a brilliant idea. But she needs Markham to execute it on her behalf. The subject of this cunning plan is Peterson, struggling with another bereavement and not doing very well. What’s needed to get him through it is sympathy, sensitivity, tact and understanding. Step forward Mr Markham, for whom sympathy, sensitivity, etc., are things that happen to other people. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous series

    • By sophiesticate on 13-07-18

    Regular price: £5.99

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