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