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Long Story Short

(A book in the Chronicles of St. Mary's series)
A collection of stories by

Now in print for the very first time, this unmissable collection brings together seven short stories from the internationally bestselling Chronicles of St Mary's series, and one special guest tale from somewhere completely different.

**Includes brand-new St Mary's short story When Did You Last See Your Father? and original introductions from the author**

From riotous misbehaviour in Victorian London to ingenious feats of scientific invention (powdered water - just add water!), and from a chaotic Nativity play starring a vengeful Angel Gabriel to an illegal expedition to Mars, Jodi Taylor knows how to spin a good yarn.


Christmas Past The Farrells are together at last for their first St Mary's Christmas, a time of riotous misbehaviour and the traditional illegal Christmas jump - this time to Victorian London.

Battersea Barricades A glimpse into the past of some of your St Mary's favourites characters in the throes of Civil Uprisings.

The Steam-Pump Jump St Mary's Max is injured and tied to Sick Bay but obviously a good historian would never let that get in her way. Step forward, Mr Markham...

And Now For Something Completely DifferentWho would the St Mary's team be to turn down a little Christmas expedition to Mars? An illegal Christmas jump is traditional, after all.

When Did You Last See Your Father? Have you ever wondered how things would go if Max's husband met Max's father? This is the story of what can happen if St Mary's doesn't like someone...

Desiccated WaterProfessor Rapson breaks astonishing new ground with his latest feat of scientific invention.

Markham and the Anal Probing When Markham disappears in the middle of nowhere, Max jumps to the logical conclusion - alien abduction.

Little DonkeyA chaotic Nativity play like no other, starring a donkey intent on eating the baby Jesus and a vengeful Angel Gabriel.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for Jodi Taylor's Long Story Short

Paperback Editions

July 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: Long Story Short (short story collection)
Author(s): Jodi Taylor
ISBN: 1-4722-6673-0 / 978-1-4722-6673-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

July 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition

Title: Long Story Short (short story collection)
Author(s): Jodi Taylor
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU