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The Very First Damned Thing

The Very First Damned Thing

A Chronicles of St Mary’s short story that is sure to entertain. If you love Jasper Fforde or Ben Aaronovitch, you won’t be able to resist Jodi Taylor.

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?

How can he overcome the massed ranks of the Society for the Protection of Historical Buildings?

How do stolen furniture, a practical demonstration at the Stirrup Charge at Waterloo, students’ alcohol-ridden urine, a widowed urban guerrilla, a young man wearing exciting knitwear, and four naked security guards all combine to become the St Mary’s of the future?

Readers love Jodi Taylor:

‘Once in a while, I discover an author who changes everything… Jodi Taylor and her protagonista Madeleine “Max” Maxwell have seduced me’

‘A great mix of British proper-ness and humour with a large dollop of historical fun

Addictive. I wish St Mary’s was real and I was a part of it’

‘Jodi Taylor has an imagination that gets me completely hooked

‘A tour de force’
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 1st January 2019

Price: £0.99

ISBN-13: 9781472264503

Reviews

A true page-turner
SF Revu
I've never seen time travel handled this way. I like it.
Wethenerdy.com
[An] appealing cast of characters... [with] with plenty of humour, lots of action, and even a touch of romance
Library Journal
Takes readers on a carnival ride through laughter and tears with a bit of time travel thrown in for spice
Publishers Weekly Starred Review