The Chronicles of St Mary's Series
The Chronicles of St Mary's books in order
Author provides recommended reading order.The Very First Damned Thing* - billed as a prequel but better read after Just One Damned Thing After Another to make more sense.
12 books in series
#1Just One Damned Thing After Another
The Chronicles of St. Mary's Book One
Travel through history with a group of eccentric historians from St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research as they investigate major historical events in contemporary time. But be prepared for chaos and disasters as they unknowingly become time-traveling disaster-magnets. Follow new recruit Madeleine Maxwell and her companions as they save St. Mary's and thwart time-traveling terrorists in a series of chaotic, madcap adventures that span from eleventh-century London to the destruction of the Great Library at Alexandria.
#2A Symphony of Echoes
Get ready for a wild ride through time with Book Two in the Chronicles of St Mary's series. Join Max and her team as they venture to Victorian London to solve the mystery of Jack the Ripper, witness historical events like the murder of Archbishop Thomas a Becket, and learn that dodos are quite noisy eaters. But as they travel through time, they must also confront their biggest threat yet - an enemy determined to destroy not only St Mary's, but all of history itself. Get lost in the madcap adventures of this time-traveling team.
#3A Second Chance
Get ready for the time-travel adventure of a lifetime with this bestselling British madcap series! The Chronicles of St. Mary’s follows the chaotic exploits of Madeleine Maxwell and her team of disaster-magnet historians as they investigate major historical events in contemporary time. In A Second Chance, Max and her team face mirror-stealing Isaac Newton, a cheesy concussion, and personal catastrophe in Bronze Age Troy. Brace yourself for wit, humor, and cliffhangers as you travel through history with St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research.
#4A Trail Through Time
The Chronicles of St. Mary's Book Four
Time-traveling historians Max and Leon are pursued up and down the timeline, racing from 17th century London to Ancient Egypt, Pompeii, and beyond. As they take refuge at St Mary's, new dangers await them, leading to a desperate and perilous Battle of St Mary's. This fourth installment of the Chronicles is full of humor and action, sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats. Don't forget to make a cup of strong tea for this exciting journey through time.
#5No Time Like the Past
Travel through time with Jodi Taylor's best-selling series, The Chronicles of St Mary. In the fifth installment, "No Time Like the Past," the History department faces a seventeenth-century ghost, the Great Fire of London, and a precarious moment in Thermopylae. Follow Max on a madcap journey through history in this inter-dimensional adventure.
#6What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
In this sixth installment of the Chronicles of St Mary's series by Jodi Taylor, join Max on her new adventure as she becomes the interim Chief Training Officer. Alongside five new recruits and a wide range of eclectic characters, including Joan of Arc and a baby mammoth, follow Max as she navigates her new job and training regime, which couldn't possibly go wrong. Get ready for a rollercoaster of laughs and unexpected twists in this off-the-wall bestselling book.
#7Lies, Damned Lies, and History
Ready to join Max on a wild ride of rule-breaking? In Lies, Damned Lies, and History, our protagonist's reckless behavior leads to destruction and mayhem. Now grounded indefinitely, Max is left to grapple with the aftermath and figure out how to make things right. Don't miss this thrilling tale of adventure, consequences, and redemption.
#8And the Rest Is History
Travel through time and space with the disaster-prone historians of St Mary's as they battle their greatest enemy yet: Clive Ronan. With death and destruction on the horizon, join Max and her companions on a wild ride through history in this thrilling eighth installment of The Chronicles of St Mary's.
#9An Argumentation of Historians
This humorous and unique book follows the historians of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research, who investigate major historical events in contemporary time. From Tudor England to Victorian Rushford, they are disaster-magnets, facing challenges such as giant teapots and dead hamsters. The protagonist, Max, struggles to balance her work with her personal life, all while trying to bring down a renegade.
#10Hope for the Best
Follow a group of disaster magnets hurled through history in this bestselling series. Join Max as she takes matters into her own hands, breaking the rules to save history from chaos. Thrilling and humorous, this book is perfect for fans of Jasper Fforde and Ben Aaronovitch. Experience the excitement of time travel and the consequences that come with it. Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.
Another Time, Another Place by Jodi Taylor