Just One Damned Thing After Another (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #1) - Jodi Taylor

“History is just one damned thing after another” - Arnold Toynbee

A madcap new slant on history that seems to be everyone's cup of tea...

Behind the seemingly innocuous facade 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. Their aim is to observe and document - to try and find the answers to many of History's unanswered questions... and not to die in the process.

But one wrong move and History will fight back - to the death. And, as they soon discover - it's not just History they're fighting.

Follow the catastrophe curve from eleventh-century London to World War I, and from the Cretaceous Period to the destruction of the Great Library at Alexandria. For wherever Historians go, chaos is sure to follow in their wake ...

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Release date: June 2013
Genres: science fiction
Tags: time travel
Average rating: 6.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: August 28, 2021

The Chronicles of St. Mary's :: Series

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Just One Damned Thing After Another (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #1)
A Symphony of Echoes (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #2)
A Second Chance (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #3)
A Trail Through Time (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #4)
No Time Like the Past (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #5)
What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #6)
Lies, Damned Lies, and History (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #7)
And the Rest Is History (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #8)
An Argumentation of Historians (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #9)
Hope for the Best (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #10)
Plan for the Worst (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #11)8.00
Another Time, Another Place (The Chronicles of St. Mary's #12)